JACK WHITE

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As an artist, Jack White is an abstract artistic innovator. His career spans over forty years. Although he is widely exhibited as a sculptor, his experimentation in plaster, paint and the traditional medium of fresco has also afforded him the signature label of painter. The themes he is concerned with are universal: spirit, energy, matter, physics, and sacred geometry. His work has been exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Museum of Modern Art, NYC. The Snug Harbor Museum, The Everson Museum of art, and The San Francisco Museum of Art.

He current lives and works in Harlem, NY.

Solo Exhibitions


2009 Renaissance Fine Art, Inc., New York City,
  "Dark Matters and Entropy"
2002 Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Center, Newark, NJ
  "Retrospective 1994 to 2001"
2001 Peg Alston Fine Arts, New York City
-02 "Recent Works"
1997 Wilmer Jennings Gallery, New York City
  "Cosmogenesis"
1996 Wilmer Jennings Gallery, New York City
  "Intimations"

Group Exhibition


2010 Renaissance Fine Art, Inc., New York City
  "In the House", Artists Represented by RFA
2004 Wilmer Jennings Gallery, New York City
  "Rhythm of Structure: The Mathematical Aesthetic"
2002 Peg Alston Fine Arts, New York City
  "Group Show 2002"
2001 PCOG Gallery, New York City
  "Triple A, African and African American Artist"
2000 Rush Arts Gallery, New York City
  "Micro Cosmic/Macro Cosmic"
  Two Man Show with Barry Charles Johnson
1998 O.K. Harris Gallery, New York City
  "The Fanelli Show"
1997 Judith Klein Gallery, New York City
  "Celebration!"
1997 Chet Kearn Moveable Feast Gallery, New York City
1997 Northern Westchester Center for the Arts,
  Mount Kisco, NY
  "Art from the African Diaspora"
1996 Skylight Gallery at Restoration Plaza, Brooklyn, NY
  "Theosophy N Art"
1996 Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City
  "Kindred Spirits"
1994 Gallery at Hastings-on-Hudson, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY
  "In Search of the Spirit"
1991 Sharon Arts Center, Sharon, NH
  "The Figurative Spirit"
1990 English Gallery, Peterborough, NH
1981 Thorne Sagendorph Art Gallery, Keene, NH
  "Sculpture New Hampshire"
1978 Snug Harbor Museum, Staten Island, NY
  "Artists by the Sea"
1978 Cinque Gallery, New York City
  "A Selection of African-American Sculpture"
1972 Ivan Spence Gallery, Ibiza, Spain
  "Island Artists"
1970 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  "Afro-American Artists": New York and Boston
1969 "30 Contemporary Afro-American Artists"
-70 Traveling Show
  The Minneapolis Institute of Art
  High Museum of Art
  Flint Institute of Art
  Everson Museum of Art
  San Francisco Museum of Art
1969 Lee Nordness Galleries, New York City
  "Twelve Afro-American Artists"
1968 Museum of Modern Art, New York City
  "Martin Luther King Memorial Show"
1968 American Greetings Cards Gallery, New York City
  "Fifteen New Voices: Fifteen New York Artist"

Collections


  Chase Manhattan Carver Federal Savings Bank, New York
  Hatch-Billops Collection, New York
  Kenkeleba House, New York
  Metro Media, New York
  Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ
  Queens College of CUNY, Flushing, NY
  Snug Harbor Museum, Staten Island, NY

Commissions


  Award Sculpture
  Malik Yoba Fatherhood Project, N Y, 2002
  Sony Innovators Award
  Sculpture for the Sony Corporation, Park Ridge, NJ 1992

  Indoor Sculpture
  Mr. and Mrs. Cheney, Cambridge MA 1982
  Outdoor Sculpture, I.S. 206 Bronx
  Board of Education, New York 1978

Awards

  Fellowship
  MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH 1967

  Allan B. Tucker Memorial Scholarship
  Art Students League, New York 1964

Catalogues


  David C Driskell Center at the University of Maryland
  "Tradition Redefined: The Larry and Brenda Thompson Collection of African American Art" 2009

  David C Driskell Center at the University of Maryland
  "Holding Our Own, Selections from
  the Collectors Club of Washington, D. C., Inc." 2006

  Sumei Multidisciplinary Arts Center, Newark, NJ
  "Jack H White Retrospective " 2002

  Skylight Gallery at Restoration Plaza, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  "Theosophy N Art" 1996

  Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass.
  "Afro- American Artistst" New York and Boston 1970

Education


  Art Student’s League
  New York, 1963-66

  Cartooner’s and Illustrator’s School(The School of Visual Arts)
  NYC, 1956-57

Bibliography

   Wright, Cherilyn, "Liv", "Imagining the Mystery of Dark Matter", International Review of African American Art, Hampton, Univ., Vol. 23 No 3, 2011

   Reproduction, "Rhythm Of Structure, Math Art in the African Diaspora", International Review of African American Art, Hampton, Univ., Vol. 19, No. 3

   Wright, Cherilyn, "Liv", "A Visual Explosion In Harlem", International Review of African American Art, Hampton, VA, Volume 18 # 4, 2004

   Halasz, Piri, From the Mayor's Doorstep, piri.home.mindspring.com. New York, July 15, 1998, January 15, 1998

   Billops, Camille "Jack White: Sculptor", Artist and Influence. Hatch-Billops Collection, Inc. NY, 1997.

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   Reproduction, "24-Piece Sculpture Exhibit Set at Keene", Manchester Union Leader. NH September 10, 1981

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