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Scholarly Interest Report
         
Geoffrey L. Winningham
Professor
Lynette S. Autrey Professor of Humanities
 
e-mail:geoffwin@rice.edu
 
  • B.A., 1965, Rice University
  • M.S., 1968, Illinois Institute of Technology
 
Primary Department
   Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts
Picture
 
Websites
 geoffwinningham.com
 
Research Areas
 Photography
 
Teaching Areas
 Photography and Printmaking
 
Selected Publications
 Books
 

Geoff Winningham "In the Eyes of Our Children: Houston, An American City."  (2016) : 296.

 
 

Winningham, Geoff "Of the Soil: Photographs of Vernacular Architecture and Stories of Changing Times in Arkansas."  (2014) : 160.

 
 

Winningham, Geoff, Going Back to Galveston:  Nature, Funk, and Fantasy in a Favorite Place,  Texas A&M University Press (College Station), 2011.

 

 
 

Winningham, Geoff, Traveling the Shore of the Spanish Sea:  The Gulf Coast of Texas and Mexico, Texas A&M University Press (College Station), 2010.

 
 

Geoff Winningham "Mi Pueblo: The Pozos Children's Project."  (2008)

 
 

"On the Banks of Bayou City."  (2008) : 68-69, 70-71.

 
 

Geoff Winningham "Along Forgotten River, Photographs of Buffalo Bayou and the Houston Ship Channel, 1997-2001, With Accounts of Early Travelers to Texas, 1767-1958."  (2003)

 
 

Geoff Winningham "Southwestern: A University's Transformation." 

 
 

Geoff Winningham (Group Exhibition) "Twenty-Five Years of Texas Monthly." 

 
 

Geoff Winningham (Solo Exhibition) "Rites of Fall." 

 
 

Geoff Winningham and Manuel Alvarez Bravo "Mexico Through Two Lenses." 

 
 Other
 

Geoff Winningham "Victory Journal ." Victory Journal , 7 (March 2016) : 120.

 
Creative Works
 Exhibitions - Solo - "Of the Soil"
 Solo exhibition of 18 photographs., Rice Biomedical Research Center, (1980 - 2010)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - "Who Shot Sports"
 Photograph on exhibition, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY (September -December 2016)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - Cheerleader, Houston 1978
 Photograph on exhibition, National Museum of African History and Culture, Washington, DC (1971)
 
 Exhibitions - Solo - In Place: Photographs by Geoff Winningham
 Solo exhibition of 49 photographs at the Brandon Gallery, Brandon Gallery, Houston, TX
 
 Exhibitions - Solo - Of the Soil: Photographs of Vernacular Architecture of Arkansas
 Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Little Rock (January-April, 2015)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - “Calaveras Mexicanas”
 Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, October 8 – December 15, 2013. 1 photograph in a group exhibition., Geoff Winnngham, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, TX (October 8-December 15, 2013)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - “Group Show”
 The Brandon Gallery, Houston, September 7 – October 19, 2013. 1 photograph in a group exhibition., Geoff Winningham, The Brandon Gallery, Houston, TX (2013)
 
 Exhibitions - Solo - “In the Eye of the Sun”
 FotoSeptiembreUSA, Cosas Gallery, San Antonio, September 12 – October 8, 2013. Solo exhibition of 42 photographs, Geoff Winningham, coordinating artist and editor, FotoSeptiembreUSA, Cosas Gallery, San Antonio, Texas (1984-present)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - “In the Eyes of Our Children: Houston, an American City”
 Love Elementary School, Houston, April 16 – May 30, 2013. Group exhibition of 66 photographs, 22 elementary school children, Love Elementary School, Houston, TX (2011-2013)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - “México Lindo”
 The Wittliff Gallery, Texas State University, San Marcos, August 1 – December 13, 2013. 7 photographs in a group exhibition, Geoff Winnngham, The Wittliff Gallery, Texas State University , San Marcos, TX (August 1-December 13, 2013)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - Off the Beaten Track
 12 photographs in a group exhibition, Robert Anderson Gallery , New York, NY (1994-2012)
 
 Exhibitions - Solo - Day of the Dead in Mexico
 45 photographs of the celebration of All Saints/All Souls Day in Mexico, Geoff Winningham, Palm Springs Museum, Palm Spring, California (October-November 2011)
 
 Exhibitions - Solo - Geoff Winningham: 1970's Texas
 26 black and white photographs from Texas in the 1970's, Geoff Winningham, Robert Anderson Gallery , New York, NY (March-April 2011)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - Houston: Home + Place
 68 photographs of their home city by schoolchildren from Houston and Azerbaijan, Geoff Winningham, coordinating artist and editor, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, Texas (May-June 2011)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - More Than a Game: Texas high School Football
 6 photographs of Texas high school football in the 1970's, Geoff Winningham, Bullock Museum of Texas History, Austin, Texas (August-September 2011)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - "Houston Wilderness"
 Five photographs in group exhibitiom, Geoff Winningham, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, Texas (October 10-December 22, 2007)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - "Little Heroes"
 Six photographs in group show, Geoff Winningham, Wittliff Gallery, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas (April 7-June 10, 2008)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - Mi Pueblo: The Pozos Children's Project
 Photographs and monoprints by the children of Pozos, Mexico, Museo Regional de Queretaro, Queretato, Mexico (November 15, 2008 - February 8, 2009)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - Mi Pueblo: The Pozos Children's Project
 Photographs and monoprints by the children of Pozos, Mexico, The Wittliff Collections, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas (April 4-May 9, 2008)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - Mi Pueblo: The Pozos Children's Project
 Photographs and monoprints by the children of Pozos, Mexico, The Jung Center of Houston, Houston, Texas (March 1-19, 2008)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - At Work:@Play
 Geoff Winningham, et al., Rice University, Dept. of Visual & Dramatic Arts, Houston, Texas (November 9-December 10, 2006)
 
 Exhibitions - Solo - Mi Pueblo: Photographs of My Mexican Home
 Geoff Winningham, The Jung Center, Houston, Texas (March 2-April 4, 2006)
 
 Exhibitions - Solo - Geoff Winningham
 Geoff Winningham, Beeville Art Museum, Beeville, Texas (January 31-May 20, 2005)
 
 Other - The Rice Institute
 12 piezography prints., Geoff Winningham, Rice University, Houston, Texas (2005)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - This Most Enchanting Stream
 Geoff Winningham, et al., Brazos Projects Gallery, Houston, Texas (June-August 2005)
 
  Exhibitions - Group - County Courthouses of Texas
 Permanent exhibition of 25 photographs of the county courthouses of Texas, made rom 1975-2002., Geoff Winningham, et al., South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas (November 16, 2003)
 
 Exhibitions - A Sense of Place
 Geoff Winningham, et. a., Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, (October-November 2000)
 
 Exhibitions - Dos Visiones de Mexico
 Geoff Winningham, et. al, Museo de la Ciudad de Leon (Mexico), (September-October 2000)
 
 Exhibitions - Mutations
 Geoff Winningham, et. al, Arc en Rev Museum, Bordeaux, France , (November-December 2000)
 
Presentations
 Invited Talks
 

"Working in the Eye of the Sun, Arkansas Arts Center." (April 12, 2015)

 
 

“Marigolds and Skulls: Day of the Dead in Mexico,” Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, October 17, 2013.  Lecture and slide presentation. 

 
 

“The Pleasures of this Stately Dome,” 14 Pews, Houston, November 3, 2013.  55-minute film screening and following lecture.

 
 

"Thirty Years of Houston Landscape Photography." Houston Wilderness, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. (October 13, 2007)

 
 

"Buffalo Bayou: A History in Pictures." Harris County Historical Society, Houston, Texas. (October 22, 2005)

 
 Keynote Speaker
 

"Rites of Fall:  High School Football in Texas," Keynote speaker for More Than a Game (exhibition and symposium on Texas high school football), Bullock Museum of Texas History (Austin, Texas), September 10, 2011.

 
 Lectures
 

"Author of the Month." Barnes and Noble Bookstores of Houston, Houston, TX. (August 22, 2003)

 
 Other
 

""Educating the Eye: A Photograpaher Looks at Photography," a series of 10 lectures." The Jung Center, Houston, Texas.

 
 Panelist
 

""Little Heroes: Photographing Children"." Wittliff Collection, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas. (April8, 2008)

 
 

"Texas Book Fair." Texas Book Fair, Austin, Texas. (November 7-8, 2003)

 
 Workshops
 

"Landscape Photography." Oklahoma Arts Institute, Quartz Mountain, OK. (October 1-5, 2003)

 
Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
 Ned Shank Award for Outstanding Preservation Award, Preserve Arkansas (2015)

 Of the Soil: Photographs of Architecture and Stories of Changing Times in Arkansas, Arkansas Humanities Council (December 1, 2011)

 Ron Tyler Prize for the Best Illustrated Book on Texas History, Texas State Historical Association (March 4, 2011)

 J. B. Jackson Prize for the Best Book on the American Landscape, Foundation for Landscape Studies (April 2011)

 Commission for Three Pieces of Art for Permanent Display in the City of Houston Permitting Center, Houston Arts Alliance (2011)

 Photographic Study of Gult Coast of Texas and Mexico, Environmental & Engineering Systems Institute, Rice University (2005)

 Traveling the Shores of the Spanish Sea: Gulf Coast Photography and History Project, Summerlee Foundation (2005)