Trevor Winkfield Edit Profile
From 1960 to 1964, Winkfield studied at the Leeds College of Art in Leeds, England, from which he received an Intermediate Certificate in Art.
Born in Leeds, England in 1944, Winkfield moved to New York City in 1969. Described as a “connoisseur of the original, spare, and strange,” Winkfield has collaborated with John Ashbery, Harry Mathews, Kenward Elmslie, Barbara Guest, Ron Padgett, and John Yau. From 1964 to 1967, he studied at the Royal College of Art in London, earning an M.A. in fine art.
WInkfield founded several small poetry journals in the late 1960s, including one called Julliard, which brought him into association with poets of the New York School, including James Schuyler. As a painter, Winkfield is represented by Tibor de Nagy Gallery. In 2015, a solo exhibition, entitled “Trevor Winkfield’s Pageant,” was mounted at the Poetry Foundation in Chicago, showcasing Winkfield’s collaborations with notable poets.