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For Immediate Release:
July 19, 2012
Mr. Winkle: Object of Projection
Photographs by Lara Jo Regan
July 6 - Oct. 20, 2012
MUSEUM HONORS ONE OF WORLD'S FIRST CYBER STARS
Salt Lake City - The Utah Museum of Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the exhibition Mr.Winkle: Object of Projection.Beneath the many interpretations of this fascinating creature is a real dog, a cult sensation who became an object of fascination for the world and the source of inspiration for Lara Jo Regan's photographic oeuvre that spans more than a decade.
Winkle’s adorable, award-winning film, Big Top Winkle,
will premiere in Seattle at the Seattle International Children’s Film
Festival on SATURDAY, JANUARY 26 at 1PM.Big Top Winkle was
awarded Best Short Film of 2007 in it's age group by The National
Association for Quality in Children's Media.
The possible heir to the Mr. Winkle throne – WINKLE JUNIOR - will make
his debut public appearance on his dad’s behalf! (Mr. Winkle is
semi-retired and no longer traveling.) Lara Jo Regan will also be
For more information on the screenings and festival visit
MR WINKLE LOOK-ALIKE CONTEST -
Please resend your entries! . . .The dog
ate them. Actually, it was a awful computer meltdown. Winners and the
“Winkle Look-a-Like Gallery will be posted as soon as we receive most of
the original entries. If you have not yet entered, please do! Just send
a jpg of your Winkle wanna-be to
Entries need not be limited to canines!
BIG TOP WINKLE, Mr. Winkle's adorable little movie was at the LOS
ANGELES COUNTY FAIR. A timeless heartwarming
tale showcasing the wee wonders unique gifts and talents that can't be
revealed in his photographs - like his wind-up toy walk and seductive
dance moves. See a whole new Winkle dimension! Click here for LA County Fair Details
MOVIE PREMIERE IN SAN DIEGO
AND NEWPORT BEACH!
Winkle's adorable film, BIG TOP WINKLE was shown twice at the San
Diego International Children's Film Festival and once at the Newport
Beach Film Festival. The film is for ALL ages! (Advance ticket purchases
October 2006 - Mr. Winkle’s adorable
little film BIG TOP WINKLE, will premiere SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8th from 2:30
- 3:15p.m. at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art as part of the
International Children’s Film Festival. (A second showing in a smaller
theater will be Saturday, October 14th at 6 p.m.)
Click here for details
MR WINKLE HOTEL-MOTEL NUDES Photographic Works by Lara Jo Regan.
Jan 14 - Feb 4th, 2006
1617 Cosmo Street, Loft #312
Los Angeles, CA, 90028
Saturday, January 14, 5-10pm
(All Winkle fans invited!)
Valet Parking available for $5.00 (This is actually cheaper than
the public lots in the area. You may also be able to find street
but it is sometimes tricky on a Saturday night)
May 2002 - Winkle's World
Book - the second of four Winkle books,
(published by Random House)
released May 24, 2002.
February 2002 - Mr. Winkle has teamed
up with Miss Vicki to feature a "Winklewaif" dog and cat of the month to assist
shelter animals in their search for an adoptive home. See the
website for more
Magazine JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2002 Issue
2001 ON List
BEST INTERNET CELEBRITY: Mr. Winkle
December 3, 2001 - Article in the
Arizona Republic Entertainment Magazine.
What is Mr. Winkle? the first of four Winkle books on the horizon,
(published by Random House), was released Oct 2001. The book
is a hilarious parade of all the Winkle characters photographer
Jo Regan has
created to date. For those of you who missed the photos in the
Calendar, this book
includes many of them plus more.
February 2001 - America Online created a very special Mr. Winkle section (AOL keyword mr winkle),
complete with bulletin boards, new pictures and interactive features
including a create your caption. For those of you on AOL be sure to
check it out!