John White is an artist whose interests are infused by discovery and invention that has shaped and influenced our world throughout history. He likens this diverse subject matter to how his life has taken many paths through achievements in skilled-based trades, and his practice is connected to the relationship between the artisan and tools of their trade and practices.
John has been a practicing craftsperson since undertaking an apprenticeship in furniture making in the early 1980’s. He completed a Bachelor of Arts with Honours, majoring in glass, at the Australian National University.
He has received high recognition and acclaims for his artwork, exhibiting his first solo exhibition at the Toyama Museum of Glass, Japan 2016 and a solo exhibition at Sabbia Gallery in 2017. His work is held in the Wagga Wagga National Art Glass collection, and he has successfully exhibited around Australia.
Above image: John White, The Presses, 2016, glass.
Cover image: John White, stylus, 2018, glass.