Nicky Newman is a photographer and documentary filmmaker who studied Journalism and Media and Psychology at Rhodes University in the late 1980s.
She established a documentary production company, See Thru Media, producing, directing, shooting and editing award-winning documentary films for the broadcast industry and developmental sector for over 20 years focussing on arts and culture.
Newman is now mostly involved with stills photography, participating in a number of group exhibitions; was a finalist in the Hopper Art Prize 2020; shortlisted for the Zeiss Photography Award in 2017 and won the Infecting the City photography competition.
Newman is currently working on her first photography book, developing a number of new photographic bodies of work. She is also completing a feature length documentary film on theatre playwright and director, Brett Bailey.