Katherine Newbegin


Katherine Newbegin (b.1976) lives and works in Brooklyn. Newbegin received her MFA from Hunter college and her BA from Yale, where she studied English and Photography. In 2008, she received a DAAD fellowship to live in Berlin and in 2009 she received a Tiffany grant, which allowed her to travel to India in 2010 and 2011 to photograph cinemas.  She was awarded residencies from the Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, Yaddo, the Camera Club of New York, and the Catskills Mountain Foundation.

Newbegin has shown her work widely in both Europe and the US, including: Dina4Projekte, Haas & Fischer Gallery, Galerie Open, Pinakothek der Moderne, Kunstverein Munich, Kommunale Galerie Berlin, the Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, Deutsches Haus, and the Chelsea Art Museum. 

Newbegin has published two catalogues, one with Revolver in Germany, and the second with the Loeb Art Center at Vassar College. Her work has been featured in Berlin Zitty, Time Out New York, Lettre International, Camera Austria, Neues Deustchland, ParisBerlin, Zuricher Zeitung, Die Welt, and the Berliner Morgenpost.