Winston Howard is originally from Pinon, Arizona. He grew up in Tolani Lake, Arizona herding sheep and playing outside.
Winston's early school years were t Leupp Boarding shcool. He then moved to Sinagua High Shool in Flagstaff, Arizona. He next was accepted to the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He graduated with his B.F.A. in painting from the Art Institute of Chicago.
"My work starts with elements of the world . My focus is landscapes, Dine folklore, stories of bravery and of creation"