Member Profile profile for John White
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 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, in 2013 at the Australian National University. John currently has a studio practice based at Canberra Glassworks. John has received high recognition and acclaim for his artwork, exhibiting his first solo exhibition at the Toyama Museum of Glass, Japan 2016 and a solo exhibition at Sabbia Gallery Sydney. His work is held in the National Art Glass collection, and he has successfully exhibited around Australia.
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