Michael Joseph Winkler's work has been exhibited at:
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Contemporary
Arts Museum, Houston; Nexus Contemporary Art Center,
Atlanta; Kansas City Art Institute; Portland Museum of Art,
Maine; The Aldrich Museum's Soho Center Gallery, New
York; King Stephen Museum, Hungary; Kassel Art
Museum, Germany; Kaus Australis Foundation,
Rotterdam, Netherlands; Academy of Fine Art, Poznan,
Poland; Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas;
Berman Museum of Art, Ursinus College; and The
University of Pennsylvania's Rosenwald Gallery (Survey
of work from 1982 to 2004).

His ongoing project has taken form in a wide variety of
media. Early explorations were presented as intermedia
performances (a major work was featured at the NEW
MUSIC AMERICA Festival in 1987). Experimental books
and manuscripts which were often acquired for the
Special Collections of the libraries of art institutions were
also produced. Collections: The Museum of Modern Art,
New York (extensive collection of early artist's
books--search via
MOMA DADABASE); The Brooklyn
Museum; King Stephen Museum, Hungary; Staatliche
Museen zu Berlin, Germany; Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart;
India's National Institute of Design; Getty Research
Institute; as well as the Special Collections of the
following academic libraries: Yale University; Stanford
University; Harvard University; University of
Pennsylvania; Amherst College; University of Chicago;
University of California at Santa Barbara; University of
California at Los Angeles; Oberlin College; Ohio State
University; Indiana University; University of Texas at
Austin; Claremont Colleges; University of Washington;
Boise State University; Virginia Commonwealth
University; (search
WorldCat.org: 'Michael Winkler' or
'Michael Joseph Winkler'; for info on access to work in
Special Collections). A large number of drawings and
other works from the 80's and 90's are included in the
Ruth and Marvin Sackner Collection of Language-Based
Art (University of Iowa). Corporate collections include
Seybert and Rahier, Immenhausen, Germany
(commission, 2013); Daimler Mercedes-Benz, Kassel,
Germany (commission, 2015).

His project has also attracted support in the literary
community--it was featured in the landmark anthology,
IMAGINING LANGUAGE in the company of work by
authors such as James Joyce, Victor Hugo, and Louis
Braille (MIT Press; Ed. Rasula & McCaffery).

Awards include: Fellowships from the National
Endowment for the Arts and the Pennsylvania Council on
the Arts; a LINE II Association Book Award; and a Special
Members Award from the American Society of
Composers, Authors & Publishers.
                                                      
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