Sarah Newman is Director of Art & Education at metaLAB at Harvard and Co-Founder of the Data Nutrition Project. Working at the intersection of research and art, Newman’s work engages with technology’s role in human experience.
In addition to her art practice, she is also an educator, where she uses creative materials to address interdisciplinary research problems. Newman’s work has been exhibited in New York, San Francisco, Berlin, Rome, and London, and she has held artist residencies in Germany, Sweden, and Italy. Newman’s work with the Data Nutrition Project includes designing tools and practices for responsible AI development, and leading the team’s research and educational initiatives. Newman holds a BA in Philosophy from Washington University in St. Louis and an MFA in Imaging Arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology. Recent fellowships and awards include: Berkman Klein Fellow, AI Grant Fellow, Harvard Assembly Fellow, Fellow at the Royal Society of Art, Rockefeller Bellagio Resident, and artist-in-residence at Northeastern University. She is a current grantee of the National Endowment for the Arts working on a project on technology and criminal justice.