Phil Winsor 

 Photographer Biographical Information

Studio: 2609 Jamestown Lane, Denton, TX 76201. 

Phone: (940) 565-0768

Born May 10, 1938 in Morris, Illinois, Phil Winsor holds degrees from Illinois Wesleyan University and San Francisco State University; he has done graduate work at the University of California, Berkeley and doctoral studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana.

For the past thirty years he has pursued the dual professions of music composer and multimedia artist/photographer. His traditional and experimental photographic prints have been exhibited at galleries in the United States and the Republic of China, including the Chicago Gallery of Photography and Exposures Gallery in Evanston, the Afterimage Gallery in Dallas, and the Sun Gat Gallery in Taipei. During 1991 he had one-man shows of his Luce Libera Series in Kaoshung and Taipei, Taiwan. (Examples of this series of experimental photographs are in the private collections of many individuals as well as corporations such as Texas Instruments.)

Phil Winsorís intermedia works for computer and human performers have been performed at galleries and universities in the USA and Europe, and his compositions employing graphic notational techniques are part of the traveling exhibition, Eye Music, which toured European art galleries during 1986-87 under the auspices of the British Arts Council. He has written over eighty musical compositions and interdisciplinary works, many of which were commissioned by experimental cinematographers and modern dance companies in the United States. His music has received significant performances around the world, has been recorded on various commercial LPs and CDs, and is published by Carl Fischer, Inc., NY.

He has received international recognition for his interdisciplinary artworks, including the Rome Prize Fellowship, a Fulbright Fellowship, a Ford Foundation Electronic Music Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Composition Fellowships, two Republic of China National Science Council Computer Music Research Grants, and numerous competition awards and prizes.