Doug Winter is an established editorial and fine art photographer and filmmaker whose work has been exhibited internationally. He works in both abstract and representational photography, with a focus on social awareness. Doug is inspired by light and reflective colors in nature, creating textured atmospheres with a goal of instilling a sense of quiet and balance in the viewer. Companies and individuals collect his artwork within the comic book and information technology communities.
A graduate of the Colorado Institute of Art and a native of Colorado, Doug began his career in Washington D.C., frequently photographing significant events at the White House.
Opportunities to photograph two U.S. presidents, heads of state, diplomats, and celebrities helped Doug see the world as a large family.
Doug’s current photography project: “Hope Against Hope, Vignettes of the Unsheltered” strives to initiate and inspire societal awareness, increase understanding. The goal of the project is to bring dignity to the unsheltered in Sacramento through the honesty of photography. When you buy the book, 25 dollars is donated directly back to Friendship Park. You can buy the book here.
During the novel, COVID-19 pandemic all exhibitions and current work filming and photographing unsheltered guests, and people living outside, unfortunately, are canceled indefinitely.
I’m currently working on a conceptual photography and film project based on the visual memories of my Father. You can read a detailed artist statement and see examples of this current work here. I will be focusing on this project for the duration of the pandemic.
If you wish to support my studio practice, you can buy artwork by following this link. Your financial help during this historic time is very appreciated.
You can download Doug’s CV here.