Nita Winter

 

Resume:        People, Wildflower and Fine Art Photographer, Project Director


Current Project: Beauty and the Beast: Wildflowers and Climate Change. This documentary art project in collaboration with photographer Nita Winter has been accepted as a sponsored project by Blue Earth Alliance. BEA is a non-profit organization that supports photo documentary projects worldwide that raise awareness about endangered cultures, threatened environments, and social concerns through photography. Forthcoming fine art, environmental education coffee table book: Impressions of Spring: A Voice of Wildflowers of the West on Our Public Lands.

Co-Founder:       The WinterBadger Collection:    A Certified Green Business that celebrates life with fine photographic arts and books by Rob Badger and Nita Winter.

Owner/CEO:        Nita Winter Photography      (1982- present)
                            A Green Certified Business Celebrating Life through Images
 

FINE ART SALES  (1999-2014 only)

2014-16      Palo Alto Medical Foundation (PAMF)/Sutter locations thru A.R.T. Consulting Services: Commission- San Carlos Medical Center (metal prints), San Carlos CA; Palliative Care and Geriatric Center, Palo Alto CA; Danville Medical Center; San Jose Blossom Hill Center; and 15 pieces up to 4 x 8' installed in the Munnerlyn Eye Institute/Vision Center, Sunnyvale CA.

 

2012-13      Major Hospital commission by A.R.T. Consulting Services and Kaiser Redwood City Medical Center: 34 photographic images by Rob Badger and Nita Winter selected to be built into the architecture of their new hospital (opened December 2014). Minimum size: 8 square feet.  Maximum size: 8’ x 20’ translucent room dividers. See more samples in Healthcare or Installations.

Phlox contact, Kaiser Redwood City hospital ca Healthcare art Rob Badger Photography, WinterBadger Fine Art, wildflowers, healing artPhlox contact, Kaiser Redwood City Hospital, CaliforniaLarge Flowered Linanthus (Linanthus grandiflora) wildflower blossoms, Contact Series, Bull Point trail,<br/>Point Reyes National Seashore, Marin County, San Francisco Bay Area, California, USA<br/><br/>8 foot high x 20 foot wide translucent room divider Eco Resin in new Kaiser Redwood City Medical Center/Hospital 8'x 20', 8 foo hight x 20 foot wide, room divider, architecture

2012            Misc Medical Centers thru Billy Hork Gallery, Chicago IL and A.R.T., Los Gatos CA 

2010            Laguna Honda Hospital, San Francisco Art Commission, San Francisco CA; Medical Center thru Artscape, Montgomeryville PA; Private Collectors thru G2 Gallery, Venice CA

2009            Richmond Civic Center, Richmond, CA   (8 pieces: Mayor’s office and Supervisor Chambers)

2004-2008  Kaiser Permanente Labor and Delivery and Postpartum Unit, San Francisco; Flaget Hospital, Kentucky; Boudin Bistro, Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco; Central City Concern, Portland OR; Hospital, New York; Fiber Craft Headquarters; Palo Alto Medical Center facility, Fremont; Kaiser Oakland Pediatric Oncology Department; Women's Clinic, Chicago, IL; Maternity Ward in Sutter Medical, Tracy, CA; Kaiser Redwood City, CA; Oakland Medical Center, Oakland CA; Unidentified Hospital in New York

2004- 2001 Kaiser Permanente Hospital, Pediatric Clinic, Oakland, CA; Memorial Hospital Association, Modesto, CA;  SPI Lighting, Mequon WI; Sutter Hospital, Tracy, CA; Palo Alto Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA

1999+2000 El Camino Hospital, Mountain View CA;  Washington Hospital, Fremont, CA (15 images for Maternity Ward); Utah Arts Council, Children's Special Needs Health Clinic, Salt Lake City UT; East Valley Medical Center, Santa Clara CA; Sutter Merced Medical Center, Merced CA (24 images)

                 
EXHIBITIONS   

"Beauty and the Beast: California's Wildflowers and Climate Change,"  Jewett Gallery, San Francisco Main Public Library January 23- March 27, 2016. 100 image exhibit by Rob Badger and Nita Winter. Exhibit Envoy now offers our smaller 52 image traveling exhibit available for small and medium size exhibit venues.

 

Solo Shows

Green Art for Green Homes, Nature Images, Invitational with Artist Rob Badger
          2007     Western Interior Design and Home Show, San Francisco, CA  
Faces of Affordable Housing in Marin, Commission: Marin Community Foundation
          2006    Marin Community Foundation Headquarters, San Rafael CA
          2005    Marin Civic Center, San Rafael CA
Child's Play
          2004    Tiburon Town Hall, Tiburon CA
Celebration of Life
          2003    Marin General Hospital Oncology Center, Greenbrae CA
The Faces of Vallejo, Community Art Project  (25 7’ outdoor photo banners featuring 50 photographs)
          2003    Downtown Vallejo, Commissioned by the Arts Foundation of Vallejo and the City of Vallejo
The Faces of the Canal Community Art Project  (50 outdoor photo banners with 100 images)
          2002    Throughout the Canal Neighborhood, on bus shelters and large prints in the Pickleweed Community Center
The Faces of Novato (100+ images including 40 83" outdoor banners)
          2001   Old Town, Novato (4 + months to date)
The Faces of Marin City (135 image outdoor exhibit, including 24-94" vinyl banners)
1999-2002    Gateway Shopping Center, Marin City CA (15 months), Marin Civic Center, Jewish Community Center, San Rafael, Tiburon Town Hall, Tiburon, The Bay Model Gallery, Sausalito CA
In the Soup, the Faces of St. Vincent's Dining Room (61 prints up to 40 x 60")
          1998   Marin Civic Center, San Rafael CA Marin Community Foundation Larkspur Landing CA
1997-1998   Caffe Valeska, San Rafael CA plus 6 Satellite Exhibits
Children, Children Everywhere and Not a Place to Play
1987-1989   San Francisco Main Library, San Francisco Airport, North Terminal, Wells Fargo Bank, SF Civic Center
Children of the Tenderloin
1986-1988   San Francisco Main Library,  Chevron Gallery, Chevron USA, PG&E Corporate Hdqtrs, Atrium Gallery and San Francisco Foundation, SF CA

Group Shows  
57 Degrees
           2011   Thoreau Center for Sustainability, Presidio, San Francisco CA
Unveiling: Twelve Artist to Watch in 2011
           2010   Marin Arts Council Gallery, San Rafael CA
Where the Wild things Grow 
           2010   G2 Gallery, Venice CA
Master Artist                                                                                                                       
          2008    Invitational at the Marin Art Festival at the Civic Center Lagoon, San Rafael CA

REPRESENTED BY
Andrea Schwartz Gallery, San Francisco CA
A.R.T. Consulting Services, Sausalito CA
Artscape, Montgomeryville PA
Artsource, New Berlin WI
Billy Hork Gallery, Chicago CA
Carol Dabb Fine Art, Los Altos CA
Cathy Baum and Associates, Menlo Park CA
Concepts in Art Ltd, Janesville WI
Corporate Artworks, Schaumburg IL
Corporate Art and Framing, Minneapolis MN
Fine Art by Day, Oakland CA
Gallery Services, San Diego CA
Suzy Locke and Associates, Oakland CA
T. Bruce Associates, Oakland CA

COMMISSIONS
2008
   The Faces of Emeryville,  Emeryville Unified School District ($9,000 Budget for Photography only)
2002
   The Faces of Vallejo, City of Vallejo and the Vallejo Arts Foundation ($30,000+ Budget)
2002
   The Faces of Affordable Housing, Marin Community Foundation ($25,000 Budget)
2001
   The Faces of the Canal, Marin Community Foundation and San Rafael Canal Ministry ($45,000 B)
2000
   The Faces of Novato, City of Novato Multicultural Oversight Committee ($50,000 Budget)
2000
   Marin City Cookbook, County of Marin Department of Health & Human Services
1992, 95-99
   Children's Defense Fund Wall Calendars, Washington, DC (Hand-colored by Thea Schrack)       
1997
   In the Soup, the Faces of St. Vincent's Dining Hall, Exhibit, San Rafael, CA ($14,000 Budget)   
1997
   20 Years of Women Helping Women, 1998 Calendar for the Iris Center, San Francisco
1996
   Fresh Start, by KQED Books and Stanford Medical Center
1993
   Changing the Odds, Middle School Reform in Progress, The Edna McConnell Clark Foundation, NY
1988
   Bay Area Theater Week Exhibit, by Chevron USA, Hand-colored by Thea Schrack, SF  CA
1987
   Children Children Everywhere and Not a Place to Play Exhibit and Poster, San Francisco, CA
1985
   Children of the Tenderloin Exhibit and Book, by the Bay Area Women's Resource Center

AWARDS/GRANTS

2008

Master Artist Invitation:  Marin Art Festival at the Civic Center Lagoon, San Rafael, CA  June 2008
2002
   $28,000 Grant from the Marin Community Foundation for The Faces of Affordable Housing
2002
   $45,000 Grant from the Marin Community Foundation for The Faces of the Canal
2001
   $24,000 Grant from the Marin Community Foundation for The Faces of Novato ($45,000 Budget)
2001
   $10,000 Arts Grant from the Institute of Noetic Sciences for The Faces of Novato
2000
   $20,000 Grant from the Marin Community Foundation for The Faces of Marin City
1998
   $4,300 Marin Arts Council Community Arts Grant for The Faces of Marin City ($52,000 Budget)
1998
   2nd Place, Color; 2nd Place Alternative Process, Napa County Photo Exhibit, Napa CA
1994
   Communication Arts Annual, Editorial
1976-91
   Various Awards: Nikon, Int’l Assoc, Business Communicators, Fellowship: Main Photographic Workshops, Rockport ME

REVIEWS/ARTICLES
2008     Marin Independent Journal (Marin IJ): The Face Behind the “Faces” Project: Master Artist
2007     American Photo Magazine: “Inside the Green Studio: Being eco-conscious can also be good business"
2007     Natural Home Magazine: “Focus on Sustainability”   May/June issue
2007     Marin IJ: "Green Plan-it: Shutter Out the Pollution with Eco-friendly Photography"
2006     Marin IJ: Artist Dialogue, “Artists explore what it’s like to make Marin home” by Jeanne Bogardus
2005     Marin IJ: Artist Dialogue, “Students focus on challenging their first impressions” by Paul Mace/Maureen Parton
2002     SF Chronicle, “New Course for the Canal” by Jim Doyle
2002     Teaching Tolerance Magazine and Website, “Photography Breaks Down Stereotypes in Small California Town” Deb Fellner
2002     Marin IJ: “Canal’s Faces Flying High” by Rebecca Rosen Lam
2001     Marin IJ: “Novato ‘Faces’ project is on display”(2001), by Jane Futcher
2000     Photo District News, “Your Friends and Neighbors” by Deb Fellner 
1999     San Francisco Examiner, “Marin City a moving portrait” by Mike Dougan
1999     Marin IJ: “Celebrating the Many Faces of Marin City” (1999) by Maia Werner
1997     Marin IJ: “Food for Thought” (1997) by Beth Ashley
1993     SF Examiner, Stephanie Salter

1987     SF Examiner, Museums and Galleries, “Emotional photos of the Tenderloin” by Al Morch
             SF Chronicle Sunday Edition, This World,  “Children of the Tenderloin” (cover and 2 page photo spread)

TELEVISION
Interviews

2016    NBC TV" "OpenRoad", Rob Badger and Nita Winter's wildflower photography/project featured, Interview by Doug McConnell
2002    Marin Report Ch. 26 "Faces of the Canal" (aired five times)
1999    "Wayne's Notebook," by Wayne Freedman, ABC NEWS (aired three times)
1988    WEEKEND EXTRA, KRON San Francisco "Children, Children Everywhere and Not a Place to Play"

Stills: Specials/Programs
2003   "This Far by Faith, African-American Spiritual Journeys" PBS Special
1991   Millions of Kids are Hungry in America" Food Research and Action Center, Washington, DC
1991   "Class Action: Live Town Hall Meeting on Education KQED TV intro & set design), SF CA
1987   "Children of Poverty," KGO Documentary, San Francisco, CA
1986   "Children of the Tenderloin" Series PEOPLE ARE TALKING, KRON Noon New, KGO Evening News, WEEKDAY, and KBHK STUIDO A, San Francisco, CA 
                                                                  

Spots
1991    Strive for Five (volunteerism)
1990    "California Family" Task force on the Changing Family, Tom Bates
1986    "Recipes for Life" American Cancer Society

MAGAZINES/NEWSPAPERS
Images appear in
: APA Monitor, Chevron USA, Educational Leadership, Entrepreneur, Focus, Family Circle, Computerland, Creation, Instructor Middle Years (cover story), Ladies' Home Journal, Parenting, Parents' Digest, Parents' Guide, Photo Metro, Sesame Street, Sierra, and Signature Magazine. Newspapers: Boston Globe, California Business, California Lawyer, California Tomorrow,  Courier Journal: Louisville Times, Harvard Medical Bulletin, Los Angeles Times, Marin Independent Journal, New York Times, Oakland Tribune, San Francisco Chronicle and Examiner and the Village Voice

IMAGES IN BOOKS
2009-2104
Impressions of Spring, Western Wildflowers on our Public Lands by Rob Badger and Nita Winter
Prototype can be seen on
The Wildflower Project page. Publication date April 2015

1989-2003  Numerous High School and College Textbooks Nationwide
1998            A Mother's Touch, Tehabi Books
1997            Sunday in America, Tehabi Books
1995            The American Promise, KQED Books
1994 & 1986 Women and Work: Photographs and Personal Essays, NewSage Press(10 images)
1991            Gaining Ground, Edna McConnell Clark Foundation
1990            New Mexico on My Mind, Falcon Press
1989            California National Forests, Falcon Press
1988, 1989  A Time to Heal, Jeremy Tarcher, Inc. & Avon (author portrait)
1983            Women: A Feminist Perspective, Mayfield (cover)

LECTURES/TEACHING
2001      "Photographing Children" at Santa Fe Photographic Workshop
1994       Herald Project, San Francisco CA
1992-2003  Academy of Art, San Francisco CA
1992       Professional Photographers of San Francisco
1991       American Society of Magazine Photographers, San Francisco CA
1990       City College, San Francisco CA
1998       Eye Gallery, San Francisco CA


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