John White is an artist whose practice is infused by the wonders of discovery and history, that which has shaped and influenced our world. He likens this diverse subject matter to how his life has taken many paths, and believes that his heritage, working career and education have all stemmed from his relationship as an artisan with the tools of his trades and practices. John threads these ideals through his sculptural works and production line, both of which encompass his passion for craftsmanship and making.
John is a local Canberra craftsman, since graduating in glass with honours from Australian National University School of Art, he currently maintains a studio at the Canberra Glassworks. His accomplishments since graduating have been significant, and include being awarded the 2015 Ausglass Vicki Torr prize for a solo exhibition at Sabbia Gallery; a 2016 finalist National Emerging Art Glass Prize and most recently award the 2016 first Asialink reciprocal residency between Canberra Glass works and Toyama Japan, which including a solo exhibition at the Toyama Museum of Glass. He is currently working towards a solo exhibition at Sabbia Gallery Paddington NSW in May 2017.
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