Gerd Winner (German 1936-)
Gerd Winner , printmaker, born in 1936. Gerd Winner studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Berlin. Winner developed a style of hyper- realism using computer techniques and photography to produce his finished screen prints which all relate to architecture. In 1970 Winner came to London granted by the British Council. This was the beginning of extensive co-operation with Chris Prater and Kelpra Studios. There were several series of screen prints including St.Katherines Way,London Docks, London transport and Berlin Suite. Marlborough Graphics worked with Winner in 1971 and in 1972 Kelpra produced a series which included underground and Thames Sunday Afternoon. Currently, Winner teaches at the Academy of Applied Arts in Munich. He has received numerous prizes worldwide.