Nurit Newman has officially joined the Visual Arts Department this fall and can be found busily working, teaching and creating in the Woodshop. She teaches in both the Lower and Middle Schools.
Nurit is a professional artist, arts educator, and curriculum developer who received her BFA from NYU and her MFA from Rutgers University: Mason Gross School of the Arts. In 2008, Nurit Newman founded and became the director of Manor Arts, LLC, an art program that teaches children to think and work as artists. For over 15 years prior to founding Manor Arts, Nurit was a cover art director of Newsweek Magazine. Nurit has shown her work nationally in venues including the Museum of Modern Art, The Guggenheim Museum, The Brooklyn Museum, The Jewish Museum and The New Museum of Contemporary Art. In New York City she has been represented by the Sara Meltzer Gallery and the Daniel Silverstein Gallery.
Nurit was also a Museum educator at The Museum of Modern Art and Lincoln Center Institute
where she developed curriculae and taught for 7 years. Most recently, Nurit taught art to Maasai high school students in Kenya and is currently working on a large drawing project inspired by her students.
Nurit lives in Brooklyn with her husband and three children.