Michele Winkler has lived and worked in Los Angeles as an artist since 1963 and, concurrently, as a psychoanalyst since the 1980’s.  From 1999 to 2010 she worked in Boulder, Colorado. 

She has a BA in English literature from Queen's College, NYC, and received her PhD in psychology from CSPP/LA.  She has studied art at various venues, including Art Students League, New York, UCLA Extension, Otis Art Institute, and Valley College.


New York City

1998  Painting, construction, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA.
1996  Painting, drawing, Los Angeles Valley College, Los Angeles, CA. 
1986  Psychoanalysis, certification, Los Angeles Institute & Society for Psychoanalytic Studies, Los Angeles, CA. 
1976  Psychology, Ph.D., California School of Professional Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.
1973  Counseling, M.S., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
1964  Art, University of California Extension, Los Angeles, CA.
1962  Sculpture, Art Students League, New York, NY.
1962  English literature, B.A., Queens College, New York, NY.

2017 Los Angeles Fine Print Fair, Kleinprint, Bonhams, Los Angeles, CA
         Portland Fine Print Fair, Kleinprint, Portland Art Museum, Oregon
2016 Un Grain de Riz, Gallerie Metanoia, Paris, France
2014 American Printmaking, Triennial of Graphic Art, Sofia, Bulgaria.
         The Art of No, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA.
2012 Pressing Ahead, Los Angeles Printmaking Society, LA Print Space at Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA.
         7th. International Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola, Macedonia.
         Gothic, Orange County Center For Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA.
2011 International Painting & Mixed Media, Lessedra Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria.
         From Dublin to LA and Back, Black Church Print Studio, Dublin, IR.
         Broadsides 2011, Atelier 6000, Bend, OR.
         Los Angeles Printmaking Society Members Exhibition, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA.
         2nd National Juried Monotype & Monoprint Exhibition, Juror Joann Moser, Senior Curator of Graphic Arts, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA.
         9th. Lessedra-World Art Print Annual-Mini Print 2010, Sofia, Bulgaria.
         Mini Print International of Cadaques, Girona, Spain.
2010 International Painting & Mixed Media, Lessedra Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria.
         Year in Preview, Walker Fine Art Gallery, Denver, CO.
2009 Series, Art Students League, Denver, CO. 
          3 Master Printers (Bud Shark, Susan Oehme, Mark Lunning) & the artists they work with, 15th St. Studio, Boulder, CO.
          Group show, Walker Fine Art Gallery, Denver, CO.
          ARTcore: Lessons on Art at BMOCA, polymer etchings and digital art, 15th. Street Studio, Boulder, CO.
          American Print 2009, Influence Someone, Politics in Print, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO.
2008 Recent work: polymer plate etchings and torn paper, Private show, Boulder, CO. 
          Works on paper, Kozo Fine Art, Denver, CO.   
          CU Art Museum Gala/Auction, Invitational, Boulder, CO.   
          Edgy: Pushing the Limits of Photographic Art. Center for Fine Arts Photography, Fort Collins, CO.
2006 Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art 5th Annual Art Auction, Invitational, Boulder, CO.  
2005 Performing Portraits, UMC Art Gallery, University of Colorado at Boulder, CO.  
          CU Art Museum Gala/Auction, Invitational, Boulder, CO.  
2004 Open Studios, Boulder, CO.
          Group show, Sandy Carson Gallery, Denver, CO.
2003 Open Studios, Boulder, CO.
          Group Show, William Havu Gallery, Denver, CO.
2002 Open Studios, Boulder, CO.
          Day Residue, paintings and construction, Pirate Gallery, Denver, CO. 
          1942, Pirate Gallery, Denver, CO.
2001  Group Show, Pirate Gallery, Denver, CO.
2000 Recent Work, Private show, Boulder, CO.
          Studio 4 West Gallery, Piermont, New York. 
          Dreamscapes/Landscapes, Gallery 214, Montclair, New Jersey. Juror: Gail Savitsky, Montclair Art Museum

2010   Member, Los Angeles Printmaking Society, Los Angeles, CA.  
2004-2010   Advisory Board Member, CU Art Museum, Boulder, CO.

Private Collections
Martha Kirkpatrick, Los Angeles, CA.
Liz Litkowski/Richard Reeves, Boulder, CO.
Ruth Oratz, New York, NY.
Annette & David Raddock, New York, NY. Boulder, CO.
Hank Ridless, San Francisco, CA.
Alan and Stephanie Rudy, Boulder, CO.