Solar System Pop-Up workshops: Cambridge Festival
I'm excited to announce that I'll be delivering engaging Art/Science workshops for SunSpaceArt at this year's Cambridge Festival
Our fabulous Space Pop-Up workshops for 5-11 year-olds are free to attend!
Saturday 25th March, 10am-4pm
Sunday 26th March, 12noon-4pm
Exam Halls - University of Cambridge Admissions Office, New Museums site, Bene't Street, CB2 3PT
SSA are Funded by the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC)
Spring Show 2023: Mall Galleris
I'm delighted to exhibit at the 102nd Annual Open Exhibition for the SGFA at the Mall Galleries, London.
Private View: Tuesday 14th March, from 6pm-8pm. Including Prize giving ceremony.
Exhibition Continues: 13th-18th March, from 10am-5pm daily (12-5pm on Monday)
Location: The Mall, St James’s, London SW1Y 5AS
See the Online Exhibition Catalogue here.
FILM LAUNCH: Artists Talk About Art
‘Artists Talking about Art’: an Evening with The Society of Graphic Fine Art at the Bermondsey Project Space, London
I was delighted to conduct this live interview in front of an audience with my colleague Curtis Holder, discussing the power of drawing as an art form today. This interview aims to demystify the artistic process and break down the barriers between artist and viewer.
Curtis is Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the year 2020, and the first artist in residence at the National Theatre.
Film by MeantimeMotionPictures
NEW TALK: Blue as Gold
I launched my newest lecture 'Blue as Gold' at ArtscapesUK Winter Festival.
'Created from the gemstone lapis lazuli, the rarity of ultramarine blue afforded it a price higher than gold... enjoy this rich history of colour via two powerful forces: Impressionism and Japanese print'
Artscapes provide bespoke cultural experiences. I'm thrilled to be a part of their programme.
Browse my lectures here
'A Sense of Place' Exhibition
The SGFA Members' Exhibition 'A Sense of Place' opened at the Bermondsey Project Space from November 30th-December 10th.
My artwork features on the front cover of the Online Exhibition Catalogue.
Watch a film tour of the exhibition here .
Special Event: 'Artists Talk About Art'. I conducted a live interview at the Gallery, discussing the art of drawing. A video of the event will be live soon.
FEATURED in ArtRabbit and Galleries Now
The Arts Society: Young Arts at Hardenhuish 6th Form
Delighted to lead a bespoke Portrait Painting workshop for 6th Form students at Hardenhuish School, Wiltshire, on Oct 13th.
Read all about it on The Art Society News Page
'Alice is an award-winning painter who brings an artists’ eye, as well as a tutor’s eye, to encourage students to explore, experiment and reflect on their work.'
This colourful class enhanced students' creative abilities, in preparation for their final year projects.
Young Arts Representative Heather Leach and I joined forces to launch this initiative, funded by The Art Society.
Art at Geneva Health Forum/ UN Palace of Nations
It is an honour to be selected for 'Art to Be Alive': a double-exhibition for the Geneva Health Forum 2022.
Locations in Geneva:
May 3rd-5th: Exhibition at the International Conference Centre
June 14th- July 1st: Exhibition at the UN Palais des Nations
The Geneva Health Forum brings together key actors to help find solutions to global health challenges.
'Raising awareness through Art...with the perception that life has no borders: it transcends and constitutes all culture for decision-makers, scientists, artists, entrepreneurs, representatives of civil society, and citizens.'
Thanks to Isabelle Wachsmuth-Huguet at the World Health Organization for including my work in this prestigious show.
Art on Film!
I am proud to be the on-screen presence for the SGFA 101st Annual Exhibition at the Mall Galleries.
See the video shorts here:
View:The President's Award
View:The Print Award
View:The Best in Show
Enjoy a short (6 min) Video Feature of the full exhibition here
Take a look at my Broadcast Portfolio!
SGFA Spring Show: Mall Galleries
I'm delighted to exhibit at the 101st Annual Open Exhibition for the SGFA at the Mall Galleries, London.
Private View: Tuesday 17th May, from 2-4.30pm. Prize giving at 3pm.
Exhibition Continues: 17th-21st May, from 10am-5pm daily (Gallery closes at 1pm on Sundays)
Location: The Mall, St James’s, London SW1Y 5AS
The Art of Science: Returns!
The Art of Science workshops made a successful return at this year's Cambridge Festival.
These free workshops for 15-18 year-olds combined engaging art practice with exciting science experiments, on site at the Polar Museum.
Monday 4 April, 1pm-4pm: The Art of Navigation
Contrasting pencil sketches: Exploring icy Polar landscapes.
Tuesday 5 April, 1pm-4pm: The Colour of Ice
Painting colourful light effects: Aurora, Parhelia, Sun Dogs.
Wednesday 6 April, 1pm-4pm: Painting Polar Optical Illusions
Painting with Goggles. Collage and Mixed-Media: Mirages, Fata Morgana.
Great to be the on-screen feature this week for Made by Tottenham: a Directory for Creatives in North London. It's wonderful to have the opportunity to talk about now natural urban spaces inspire my artwork.
Watts Gallery Exhibition
My artwork will be on show at 'Drawing Together', a Society of Graphic Fine Art Members' exhibition at Watts Gallery. This beautiful gallery and grounds are situated in the renowed Watts Gallery Artists' Village in the Surrey Hills.
Exhibition Open: 18th March-2nd May, 10.30am-5pm. Booking is reccomended
Location: Watts Gallery Artist's Village, Down Lane, Compton, Surrey, GU3 1DQ
Artwork Aquired by Museum Collection!
I'm delighted to announce that three of my artworks have been aquired by the Polar Museum at the Scott Polar Research Institute.
The three watercolour studies of glaciers were made as part of 'The Art of Science' project, which I designed and lead at the Polar Museum earlier this year.
"Thank you so much again for making such a kind offer to the Institute. It's really nice to be able to add to the collections in this way with such contemporary and vital material that links so nicely with our own outreach efforts."
-Alex Partridge, Collections Coordinator, Scott Polar Research Institute
I'm honoured to contribute to the collection at such a fine institution.
Polar Project Blog!
My most recent project 'The Art of Science' launched at the University of Cambridge Museums earlier this year.
My research took me to the Scott Polar Research Institute, where I delved into the archives, interviewed scientists and academics on site, and even handled artworks created by famous explorers.
Finally, I delivered three workshops at the Polar Museum, which featured live science experiments alongside practical art tuition. 'The Art of Science' has now been published in the University of Cambridge Museums Blog.
I've been invited to run these workshops for the Cambridge University Festival 2022. Tickets for April 4th-6th will be available early next year.
Workshops at Bloomsbury Festival!
I'll be leading colourful and creative Art/Science workshops for SunSpaceArt at this year's Bloomsbury Festival
Our fabulous Space Pop-Up workshops are free to attend!
Join us on Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd October, from 10am-5pm.
'Disovery Hub', Senate House, University of London WC1E 7HU
October Exhibition: Norwich
I have had several works selected for the SGFA members group show at Mandells Gallery in Norwich.
Exhibition Continues: October 2nd-30th, from 10am-5pm.
Visit the gallery to enjoy a beautifully curated display of drawings in a variety of media and styles.
Mandell’s Gallery, Norfolk NR3 1HN
Videos go live!
I presented a series of short films from the Society of Graphic Fine Artists exhibtion at the Mall Galleries. I hope these video shorts will help bring our exhibition to life- especially for those who are unable to attend in person.
Enjoy the clips here:
30 second short: Welcome to the Show
30 second short. Prize Winner
Check out our 3-minute video special, featuring myself alongside the Society President, selected artists, and SGFA Members.
Visit the dedicated YouTube channel for more exhibtion highlights
SunSpaceArt win major award!
It's my pleasure to announce that the SunSpaceArt team have been awarded the Sir Arthur Clarke Space Achievement award 2021 by the British Interplanetary Society.
I'm very proud indeed to have contributed to the team's success in reaching over 20,000 children though our Science/Art Education and Outreach work.
The Art of Science: launch at the Scott Polar Museum!
Excited to announce that my current project The Art of Science has just launched at the Polar Museum at the Scott Polar Research Institute
The project connects two worlds of exploration, observation and curiosity, and will culminate in a series of workshops for 15-18 year olds this Summer. See @alicewhiteart and @scottpolar for more details!
SGFA Summer Show: Mall Galleries
My artwork has been selected for the SGFA Annual Open Exhibition at the Mall Galleries, London SW1.
I've created an exclusive video to celebrate the Art of Drawing. This 7-minute short reveals how I use dip-pen and ink, gouache and brush techniques.
Private View: Tuesday 6th July, from 2-4pm. Prize giving at 3pm.
Exhibition Continues: 6th-11th July, from 10am-5pm daily (Gallery closes at 1pm on Sundays)
Please note that you will need to book tickets to ensure safe enjoyment of the Gallery.
Enjoy the curated Online Exhibition here.
Read about the inspirations behind my current studio work in this fresh behind-the-scenes article.
Panel Talk: The Value of Arts and Science Collaboration
I was delighted to be a Guest Speaker for this in-depth panel talk on the importance of art and science collaboration, lead by Dr Helen Mason OBE for the University of Cambridge. Watch the video here.
It was an honour to speak alongside such highly respected scientists, educators and follow artists.
The talk was originally broadcast as part of the SunSpaceArt STEAM Festival in February 2021, funded by the Science Technology and Facilities Council.
Drawing Together: Online Exhibition for The Society of Graphic Fine Art
I'm participating in the very first online exhibition with the Society of Graphic Fine Art.
To celebrate this important occasion , I'm releasing two new works from my popular Back to Life portfolio for the first time!
The digital exhibition, entitled Drawing Together, is available to enjoy from now until July, when our Centenary show at the Mall Galleries opens to the public.
Video Biography: Vincent Van Gogh
Thrilled to say that my specialist video biography on the artist Vincent Van Gogh is now available to view online.
This valuable educational resource is designed for children of Primary and Secondary school age, and can be readily used to plan lessons across art, science and other subject areas, in school and at home.
The video is commissioned by the SunSpaceArt project at Cambridge University, funded by the Science, Technology and Facilities Council.
Science and Art Festival
I have been invited to speak at the SunSpaceArt festival on February 15th. This FREE online event will showcase the importance of STEAM education between Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths subjects.
We have an amazing line-up to enjoy: see the draft schedule for details.
Join the live Youtube broadcast at 8pm for a panel discussion on how art and science educators can shape the future, featuring myself and selected guest speakers.
Astronomy and Geophysics Magazine
I'm proud to announce that the SunSpaceArt team have a two-page spread in the upcoming issue of Astronomy and Geophysics Magazine, published by the Royal Astronomical Society.
The article, titled 'We love STEAM', celebrates our dedicated art/science education team, our projects, and successes so far. It's a real honour to be featured alongside these great scientists, educators, and fellow artists.
Delighted to announce my forthcoming lectures for Spring 2021. My talks provide a painter’s perspective on famous artworks across the centuries.
February 16th: The Arts Society Winchester Double Bill 11am-12 noon and 2pm-3pm. Book Tickets
April 14th: The Arts Society Weybridge 10.30am-11.30am.
You are welcome to invite Alice to Lecture at your own venue today.
Launch: Made by Tottenham
I'm featured in Made By Tottenham: the newly launched creative directory.
'With almost 1 in 5 residents working in the creative industries, Tottenham is among the most creative areas of London. Made by Tottenham features profiles of local creative people and businesses across Film & Photography, Visual Arts, Architecture & Design, Fashion, Music, and more.'
David Lammy, Member of Parliament for Tottenham says: “I am so proud to represent one of the most creative communities in the country. In these challenging times...Made by Tottenham tirelessly supports the creative industry.”
Published: The Arts Society
My article 'How to Look at Painting' has been published by The Art Society Magazine. I was commissioned to write this piece, which explores how to get closer to art, how long to look at a painting, the difference between looking and seeing, and how to enjoy the texture, depth and feel of artworks. I took the opportunity to reveal some secrets of the art-world experience from a painter's perspective!
Time Space Money Bursary
Absolutely delighted to announce that I have been awarded the Time Space Money bursary by a-n The Artists Information Company and Arts Council England.
The bursary will help me to develop and research my current artwork series
Back to Life, which reflects positive changes to the local environment. My project documents the recent surge in wildlife in natural spaces such as the River Lea, Downhills Park, and Walthamstow Wetlands. This regeneration echoes my own story, as I re-shape my studio practice during this period of uncertainty.
Enjoy the Back to Life portfolio now!
Published: Alfred Cohen Art Foundation and Ben Uri Gallery
It was a great thrill see the publication of my paper A Painter's Perspective in the beautiful book 'Alfred Cohen: An American Artist in Europe'.
The launch coincided with an exhibition of Alfred Cohen's work at Bush House, King's College London in March 2020. Sadly, the exhibtion closed the day after opening, due to the pandemic.
Published by the Alfred Cohen Art Foundation and Ben Uri Gallery in March 2020, the book is Co-edited by Max Saunders (Trustee, Alfred Cohen Art Foundation) and Sarah MacDougall (Head of Collections and Research, Ben Uri). Contributors include art historians and curators: Paul Greenhalgh (Director, Sainsbury Centre), David Peters Corbett (Courtauld Institute of Art), Rachel Dickson (Ben Uri), Claudia Milburn (Pallant House) and Hope Wolf (independent curator). I am honored to have been invited to contribute alongside such impressive figures.
Accredited Lecturer: The Arts Society
It's a pleasure to announce that I am now an Accredited Lecturer for The Art Society.
The Arts Society is a leading arts education body with a global network of over 380 local Societies, which bring people together through a shared curiosity for the arts in the UK, Europe, and beyond.
My debut lecture at Swedenborg House in London was very well received. My next lectures are in Winchester, Weybridge, and at the stunning Kenwood House in October 2021.
Find out more about my lectures today, and feel free to join or to book me to speak at your own event!
Interview with Central St Martins
To celebrate over 10 years in my role as an Associate Lecturer for Central St Martins College of Art and Design, I have been given a lovely illustrated interview with the University of the Arts online. See inside my studio, delve into my working methods, and sign up to my new drawing and painting classes today! Read more here
A beautiful new video gives a sneak peak into my Central St Martins courses.
SGFA Centenary Exhibition
Announcing the Centenary Exhibition for the Society of Graphic Fine Art.
To celebrate our 100th year as the only national society dedicated to the art of drawing, we have created a special Members Exhibition, which is on display at the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists from now until 18th May. The exhibition continues it's tour to London, where works will be on display at the Bankside Gallery from 4th-16th June.
All are welcome to attend both the Birmingham and the London exhibitions.
Inspiring Minds in Canterbury
Following a successful pilot in 2018, my lecture ‘The Selfie and the Self: Who Am I Online?’ is now a key component of the Inspiring Minds project at Canterbury Christ Church University.
The project aims to increase the number of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds taking up Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) subjects in higher education by 2020, and is funded by the Office for Students (OfS) for the National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP).
Our next session will be in March 2019, with further exciting news to be announced.
Lectures at the London Art Salon
It's my pleasure to announce that the London Art Salon have invited me to become their newest Expert Lecturer.
I will be presenting two talks in February 2019; the first entitled 'Hey, good looking! Ways to Look at painting' at the Art Workers Guild in Bloomsbury on Wednesday 13th, followed by a live art tour the National Gallery on Tuesday 26th of the same month.
All are welcome to attend. Book here.
Courtauld lecture at the National Gallery
I presented my lecture, 'The Materiality of Paint in Impressionist and Expressionist Artworks' to a group of current MA Students from the Courtauld Institute of Art.
The art talk and tour took place within the recent 'Courtauld Impressionists' exhibition, on site at the National Gallery.
I look forward to Guest Lecturing for the Courtauld again in future.
Bermondsey Project Space
My recent group exhibition, 'Drawn To London' opened at the Bermondsey Project Space from 16th October-3rd November. This much-anticipated show included paintings, prints, drawings, photographs, film, sound and installation.
Lloyds Art Group
Our Annual Exhibition of the Lloyds Art Group took place from November 22nd-26th at The Old Library.
Great to see my artwork 'Graphite Shark' as a main feature of the official catalogue.
Affordable Art Fair 2018
I presented two special workshops on behalf of Central St Martins College of Art and Design at the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea this month.
The two unique drawing sessions took place at the Creative Studio, situated within the heart of the fair itself. The responses to my'Making Like Matisse' and 'Sensory Still Life' workshops were very enthusiastic. I look forward to working with the AAF team again in future.
Invitation to the Courtauld
It was a pleasure to present my lecture entitled 'A Modern Painter's Perspective on the artwork of Alfred Cohen' at the Courtauld Institute of Art this summer.
I spoke on the discussion panel chaired by Dr Paul Zuckerman, former Senior Economist at the World Bank, Treasurer of the Art Fund, and Chair of the Board of the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts.
I'd been invited by Professor Max Saunders, Director of the Arts & Humanities Research Institute and Co-Director of the Centre for Life-Writing Research at King’s College London.
Thrilled to be the winner of the Russell and Chapple Canvas Prize, for my artwork in the Annual Exhibition for the Royal Society of Marine Artists.
It is an honour to have received this award, which was presented to me by Rear Admiral Chris Gardner, who officially opened the exhibition at the invitation of RSMA President, Liz Smith.
Lloyds Art 2017
My work is selected for the Autumn Exhibition of the Lloyds Art Group. It's fantastic to take part as a member in this exhibition.
Society of Graphic Fine Art 2017
Announcing the Annual Exhibition of the Society of Graphic Fine Art at the Menier Gallery, London. This is my second year exhibiting as an Associate Member.
Gallery opens 2nd-14th October from 11am-6pm. All are welcome.
Royal Society of Marine Artists 2017
Wonderful to be selected for the Annual Exhibition of the Royal Society of Marine Artists at the Mall Galleries, for my third year in a row.
The exhibition opens 5th-14th October from 10am-5pm.
All are welcome.
Exhibition at the U.S Embassy in London
Honored to be selected for the 'Earth Inspired Art Exhibition' at the U.S Embassy, to mark Earth Day 2017.
"The U.S. Embassy is delighted to host artwork celebrating the wonders of our natural world from talented UK artists depicting wild creatures, seascapes and landscapes."
Grosvenor Sq., London, from 2nd-15th May.
See my interview on film and photos from the event.
Conservation Optimism Summit
Presenting an exhibition and lecture entitled 'Art and Conservation Science' at the Conservation Optimism Summit from April 20-22nd at Dulwich College and ZSL London Zoo.
Featured in the Mayor's creativity campaign
Featured in this video for the Mayor, a part of the #LondonIsOpen campaign championing creativity and inclusivity.
Directed by: Adam Townsend
Filmed and Edited by www.andytrace.uk
Mall Galleries Online
Ongoing feature in the Mall Galleries prestigious online collection, alongside some of Britain's finest living artists.
Society of Wildlife Artists 2016
Excited to exhibit with the Society of Wildlife Artists for the first time. My work will be in their forthcoming Annual Exhibition at the Mall Galleries.
Royal Society of Marine Artists 2016
Selected for the Annual Exhibition of the Royal Society of Marine Artists at the Mall Galleries. This national exhibition will be the Society's largest ever, celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Royal Charter.
Group Exhibition: Menier Gallery
As a new Associate Member of the Society of Graphic Fine Art, I'm looking forward to our SGFA Annual Open Exhibition at the Menier Gallery. Art and the Zoo is the theme of this new article published about my work by the SGFA.
Solo Exhibition: EC3\Legal
EC3\Legal LLP regularly show work from the Lloyd’s Art Group. I am exhibiting currently at their London offices, in this exhibition curated by the artist Philippa Beale.
Group Exhibition: the Mall Galleries
My artwork will feature in the Annual Exhibition for the Royal Society of Marine Artists at the Mall Galleries.
Artist Talk: Shuffle Festival
Great response to my talk on 'A New Wave, Art and Conservation Science', at Shuffle Festival hosted by Bow Arts.
Review:Wall Street Journal
'A New Wave' at Le Dame Gallery features in the Wall Street Journal
Solo Exhibition Extended: ZSL London Zoo
'A New Wave' exhibition at ZSL London Zoo Aquarium continues for 3 months. Here's some wonderful words from the ZSL Arts team.
Solo Exhibition: ZSL London Zoo
Artworks inspired by ZSL London Zoo Aquarium are on exhibition at the Zoo itself from April 29th-July 31st.
Art Installation: ZSL London Zoo Aquarium
I created a 10 meter UV glowing mural of coral in the Aquarium at ZSL London Zoo. This unique public participation artwork is for The Big Draw 2014, the World's Largest Drawing Festival.
Review: FAD Magazine
Great fun being interviewed by FAD Magazine about my current project at ZSL London Zoo.
Art Auction: Hiscox Art Cafe
I exhibited at Hiscox Art Cafe alongside Gavin Turk, Tracy Emin and Keith Tyson. All works were auctioned to raise money for the Housing the Homeless Central Fund.
Launch: Art/Science Blog
Read all about my creative adventures at ZSL London Zoo on my shiny new blog: 'A New Wave: Art and Conservation Science'.
Year Project: ZSL London Zoo
Thrilled to be the newest Selected Artist at ZSL London Zoo. Blog live now!
Feature: Documentary 'White Spirit'
I have created my first documentary film, in collaboration with Edward Reynolds. This short feature explores my interaction with a favourite model and muse.
Feature: Documentary 'Alice White- Red Blue and Gold'
This beautiful video documentary by DillonRose investigates the concepts, practices and insights which underlie my painting practice.
Artist Residency: Germany
Delighted to take up my residency at Greenfields Studio in Leipzig, Germany.
Group Show: Stour Space
Four week exhibition at the renowned Stour Space.
Group Exhibition: Leadenhall Market
Elevated Art Fair at Leadenhall Market in the heart of the City of London.
Group Show: Barcelona Showcase
I exhibited at the Barcelona Showcase held in Gaudi's architectural jewel, Casa Batllo on December 10th.
Featured: BBC4 'British Masters' Arts Documentary
Proud to be featured in BBC4’s arts documentary British Masters, with Dr. James Fox.
New Feature: BBC4 'British Masters' Arts Documentary
My students, model and myself feature on the recent BBC4 art series British Masters, with Dr James Fox.
Review: Grazia Magazine
"If Santa squeezes one of Alice White's awesome oil paintings into my my stocking, I'd be a happy girl."
Lauren Laverne, Grazia Magazine
Dec 09/ Jan 2010
Guest Speaker, Peckham TV
Commission by Peckham Space Gallery
View the report by Stefanie McIntyre here.
Reuters and White
May 1st 2008
This interview aims to demystify and explain my own artistic practice.
View Part One Here and then
Part Two Here and finally
Part Three Here!
Review: Dulwich on View..
"My aim [says Alice] is to map the culture of today, to play upon its symbolism and iconography. In the future my pieces will act as a snapshot of our times."
Dulwich On View, Jan 08
Review: Don't Panic Magazine
"Perusing (the artwork), the conversation naturally turned to the darker side of the human experience..."
David Cano, Don't Panic Magazine, Dec 07
"Most impressive was the collection of paintings which adorned the living room, painted by the marvellous Alice White. They were portraits-cold but not impersonal and deeply impressive...Make her the first artslondon hero."
Ben Stern, Artslondon, Nov 07