Nita Winter

Nita Winter began working for non-profit agencies in 1982 photographing what has become her passion: people. In 1986, she illustrated the book The Children of the Tenderloin and the book Changing the Odds, Middle School Reform in Progress, 1991-93. She has illustrated six Children’s Defense Fund Calendars.
 Her 1997 exhibit, In the Soup portrays people, both clients and staff, of St. Vincent’s Dining Room.


In 1998, Nita received a Marin Arts Council Community Arts Grant for her first “Faces” project, The Faces of Marin City. 
In 2001 Nita completed The Faces of Novato commissioned by Novato’s Multicultural Oversight Committee in response to Novato’s high rate of hate crimes. In 2002 she completed The Faces of the Canal commissioned by the San Rafael Canal Ministry to celebrate the variety of people living in this very vibrant and largely Hispanic community. 
In 2003 Nita completed her four “Faces” projects with The Faces of Vallejo, which was commissioned by the Arts Foundation of Vallejo, Downtown Merchants’ Association and the City of Vallejo.

Contact Information: Phone: (415) 339-1310 Email: nita@nitawinter.com Address: 3001 Bridgeway Blvd, Suite K #339, Sausalito CA 94965