Sheila Newbery is a photographer and printer. She works in silver (in a traditional wet darkroom) and platinum-palladium, which she learned in apprenticeship with Josh Partridge. Ongoing projects include a book inspired by Goya's Los Caprichos and a series of large- and medium-format color still life explorations, shot on film.
Recent exhibitions have included Con(text) juried by Tim Clark of the UK's 1000 Words magazine (Darkroom Gallery, 2015); an invited solo show at Arterra in San Francisco (Ohio woods, December, 2013); the 12th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition (Texas); and "One by One" at the Colorado Photographic Arts Center (Denver). She has also exhibited at the University of California, Berkeley, the Berkeley Art Center, the Martin Luther King Jr. Civic Center (Berkeley Civic Arts Exhibition, 2010--11) and the University of Arizona (Postcard Collective, May 2010). Her project Ordinary Dancers was featured in a solo show at the Photolab Gallery (Berkeley, CA) in January 2010. Her portraiture has appeared in publications such as Der Spiegel, School Library Journal, and Classical Music Magazine, among others.
She regularly posts work in progress at I/Eye.