Geoff Winningham: Artist Lecture

Geoff WinninghamThis event is the inaugural lecture in an annual series celebrating Texas photographers and is supported by The Cathy N. Hartman Portal to Texas History Endowment and the Department of Studio Art Photography Area at UNT.

We are excited to have Geoff Winningham as our first lecture! Winningham will discuss his nationally-renowned, award-winning photography. Over a career that spans nearly 50 years, he has received two fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, five grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, and numerous commissions. He has published ten books and completed three documentary films on a wide variety of subjects, primarily related to Texas and Mexican culture.

His book Traveling the Shore of the Spanish Sea: The Gulf Coast of Texas and Mexico (2010) won both the Ron Tyler Prize from the Texas State Historical Association and the J. B. Jackson Award from the Foundation for Landscape Studies. His photographs are in major collections across the United States, including the Museum of Modern Art and the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Boston Museum of Fine Arts; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; San Antonio Museum of Art; the Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego; and the Wittliff Collections. This lecture is presented in collaboration with UNT’s College of Visual Arts and Design.

February 15th at 4-5pm

University of North Texas
The Forum at Willis Library, Rm 140

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