Richard Newman has been in the still photography, music, and videography areas of media production for the past four decades. He was part of the Emmy Award-winning sound team for his work on Hill Street Blues. His work documenting the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989 and 1990 is part of the White House photography archives as well as the permanent collection of the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
Richard's photographs and writings have appeared in Digital Photo Pro, View Camera, Lenswork, and The Village Voice. He is a published author of three photography books, and is the producer of Eddie Soloway’s DVD, A Natural Eye—Big Sur. He has just released, NERSHI-LAW live, a one-hour multi-camera music concert. This is Richard’s second year teaching for the Workshops.