Trevor Winkfield (b. 1944), English-born artist, studied painting at Leeds College of Art and the Royal College of Art, London, before moving to New York in 1969. His first solo show, at Fischbach Gallery in 1977, was reviewed by future friend and collaborator John Ashbery for "Art in America." He has enjoyed dozens of solo and group exhibitions across America.
Winkfield's honors include a Pollock-Krasner Award (1989), a Guggenheim Fellowship (1990), an Academy Award in Art from the American Academy of Arts and Letters (2000), the rank "Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres" (2003) from the French government, and others.
His publications include How I Wrote Certain of My Books (1995), his translation of major writings by Raymond Roussel, George Braque and Others: The Selected Art Writings of Trevor Winkfield (2014), and How I Became a Painter (2014), a book-length conversation with poet Miles Champion. He has collaborated with many poets including John Ashbery, Kenward Elmslie, Ron Padgett, Larry Fagin, John Yau and Charles North. He lives in New York City where his work is represented by Tibor de Nagy Gallery.