Alice White is an Oil Painter, Art Lecturer and Tutor at The University of the Arts London. Employing a bright, contemporary visual language of expressive figurative forms, Alice's artwork explores how wildlife in inner-city habitats impact positively on personal and social psychological spaces. She was recently awarded a bursary by a-n The Artists Information Company and Arts Council England.
Selected works from Alice's Back to Life project are available as part of the #artistsupportpledge.
She has been awarded the Russell and Chapple Canvas Prize for an Outstanding Artwork in Oils at the Annual Exhibition for the Royal Society of Marine Artists. Her solo show, A New Wave documented her year's residency as Artist for Animals at ZSL London Zoo.
Alice’s studio practice is informed by scientific collaboration, and complemented by cross-disciplinary outreach education activities. Her current project The Art of Science recently launched at the Polar Museum at the Scott Polar Research Institute (May 2021).
She is a team member of SunSpaceArt at Cambridge University, funded by the Science and Technology Facilities Council. This work is featured in Astronomy and Geophysics Magazine, published by the Royal Astronomical Society (January 2021). She has been co-awarded the Public Engagement Fund at Brunel University (2019).
Public Talks: Alice is a Guest Lecturer at University College London, Kings College London, The Courtauld Institute of Art and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. Her essay A Painter's Perspective is in the book Alfred Cohen: An American Artist in Europe, published by the Alfred Cohen Art Foundation and Ben Uri Gallery (March 2020).
Alice is an Accredited Lecturer for The Arts Society (NADFAS). Her recent article How to Look at Painting was published by The Art Society Magazine (June 2020).
“If Santa squeezes one of Alice White’s awesome oil paintings into my stocking, I’d be a happy girl.” Lauren Laverne, Grazia Magazine