Alice White is an Oil Painter, Art Lecturer and Tutor at Central St Martins College of Art and Design.
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. Her studio practice is supported by a bursary from a-n The Artists Information Company and Arts Council England.
Selected works from Alice's current Back to Life portfolio are available as part of the #artistsupportpledge. This series reflects positive changes to local natural green and blue spaces such as the parks, canals and rivers of London. Alice 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.
In addition to her studio output, Alice is a Guest Lecturer at several respected institutes including University College London, Kings College London, Brunel University, The Courtauld Institute of Art and the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art. Her essay 'A Painter's Perspective' appears in the book Alfred Cohen: An American Artist in Europe, published by the Alfred Cohen Art Foundation and Ben Uri Gallery in 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 in June 2020.
Alice’s studio practice is informed by scientific collaboration, and complemented by cross-disciplinary outreach, education and public speaking activities. Her solo show, 'A New Wave' documented her year's residency as Artist for Animals at ZSL London Zoo. She is a team member of SunSpaceArt, a cross-disciplinary program bringing together scientists and artists working in youth education, funded by the Science and Technology Facilities Council. She has been co-awarded the Public Engagement Fund at Brunel University 2019.
“If Santa squeezes one of Alice White’s awesome oil paintings into my stocking, I’d be a happy girl.” Lauren Laverne, Grazia Magazine