Emi Winter

Emi Winter (Oaxaca, Mexico 1973) works in multiple mediums including painting, drawing, printmaking and textile design. A dual citizen of Mexico and the United States, her work is influenced by the magical realism of Oaxacan art as well as the American minimalist and abstract expressionist movements. In 2001 Winter was an artist in residence at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, Texas, and in 2011 she was awarded the acquisition prize for the XV Edition of the Rufino Tamayo Painting Biennial in Mexico. Her work is in the collections of the Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico; Museo Nacional de la Estampa, Mexico; Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca; McNay Art Museum, San Antonio; Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. Recent solo exhibitions were held at Minus Space, New York and Galería Quetzalli and Centro Cultural San Pablo in Oaxaca. She lives in South Orange, New Jersey and teaches bilingual art classes to Latino teenagers for the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey.

Winter is featured in Between the Lines: An RxART Coloring Book by Contemporary Artists – Volume 8.  Click here to download and color her drawing spread.

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