Dan Winters began his career in photography as a photojournalist in Ventura County, California. After winning several regional awards for his work, he moved to New York City and began working as an editorial photographer. Winters is known for the broad range of subject matter that he is able to interpret.
He is widely recognized for his unique celebrity portraiture, scientific photography, drawings, collages and photojournalistic work. Dan has, in his career been the recipient of over 100 national and international awards for his work from organizations such as The Society of Publication Designers, The Art Directors Club of New York, Communication Arts, and American Photography to name a few.
In 2003, he received a “World Press Photo Award”, and was also honored by Kodak as a Photo Icon in their biographical “Legends” series. In 1998 he was awarded the “Alfred Eisenstadt Award for Magazine Photography.” He has had four solo exhibitions of his work in galleries in New York and Los Angeles. His first solo museum exhibition Dan Winters’s’ AMERICA: Icons and Ingenuity is currently open through November 11, 2012 at the Telfair Museum/Jepson Center in Savannah, GA.
In 1999, his first book, Dan Winters Photographs was published in conjunction with his first solo exhibition held at the Saba gallery in New York. In 2009 a book of his magazine photography entitled Dan Winters, Periodical Photographs was published by Aperture. His third book, Last Launch was published in 2012 by the University of Texas Press and will be released November 8, 2012.
Winters’ photographs are included in many private and public collections such as the National Portrait Gallery in Washington DC, The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas Austin, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and The Wittliff Collection at Texas State University in San Marcos. Winters lives with his wife Kathryn and son Dylan in Austin, Texas; Los Angeles, California; and Savannah, Georgia.
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Books will be available for sale at the Blanton bookstore.
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