Curriculum Vitae

Qualifications
MA Fine Art, Goldsmiths, University of London. 2004
MA Fine Art, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham.1997
BA (Hons) Fine Art: Sculpture. Loughborough University School of Art and Design.1990

Forthcoming Exhibitions/Events/Projects2017-18
2017-18
New Commission and solo exhibition: Meadow Arts http://www.meadowarts.org

Projects
2017
WWW.TENDERFOOT.CO.UK: Exploration of Materiality. Supported by QUAD Derby and Goldsmiths College. Launched 17/2/17. (Ongoing project.)

2017
Where YOU are sitting. Sited text. Appestat Café, Islington, London and Dalston CLR James Library London. (Ongoing project)

2016
Object Selfies. Digital images for Instagram. (Ongoing project)

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2013
The MALAHITE Room. Gallery Cadaqués, Cadaqués, Spain.

2012/13
We Can Have It All. SPACEX, Exeter, UK.

2011
For living, for loving, for loathing. Pollen, Monflanquin, France.

2010/11
Anxious Glory. Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland. (Commission)

2009
Chromodomo: Laura White. Scratching Walls and Sticky Décor. The Wall House #2, Groningen, Netherlands. Series of 3 Solo shows. Other artists - Erwin Wurm and Spencer Finch.
If I had a monkey I wouldn’t need a TV – Part 2. Carter Presents, London. Exhibition and Book Launch. (Pub. Laura White: The Stuff of Images.)

2008/09
If I had a monkey I wouldn’t need a TV. Castlefield Gallery, Manchester. Exhibition and Book Launch. (Pub. Laura White: The Stuff of Images.)

2007
Powwow. Gallery-33, Berlin.

2006
Into the Cold Light. Transition Gallery, London.
Laura White: New Work. Firstsite Gallery, Colchester, Essex.

2005
Projects at Christ Church. Christ Church, Spitalfields, London.
Deck George Rodger Gallery, University College for the Creative Arts, Maidstone.
Laura White. Alma Enterprises, London.

2000
Laura White. Fordham Gallery, London.
In-Side. Bonington Gallery, Nottingham Trent University.

1999
City Break. Cable Street Gallery, London.
Everything you do counts here. Margaret Harvey Gallery, University of Hertfordshire.

1999
The Decima Gallery. Decima Gallery, London.

1997
Laura White. Bradford Cathedral.

Events

2017
Making Knowledge:CLAY, Goldsmiths College at Cubitt Studios and Gallery 17/2/17

2016-17
Materiality – An Exploration, Goldsmiths College at Cubitt Studio and Gallery 17/2/17, University of Leeds 30/11/16, Sotheby’s Summer School, London 13/6/16 and Houserules Summer School London 5/7/16

2016
Auto-pedagogy - a day of bread making. E5 Bakehouse, London. Project with students from Goldsmiths College, Fine Art Undergraduate programme. 3/2/16

Auto-pedagogy - a day of bread making. E5 Bakehouse, London. Project with students from Goldsmiths College, Fine Art Undergraduate programme.

2015
What it means to handle stuff - auto-pedagogy - a course in butchery. Project with Raven Row Gallery and The Royal College of Art, London.

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2016
NOLAS. Laura White and Jessie Flood-Paddock. Cubitt Studio 5, London.
Cruel and Tender. (Vacuous Gallery.) Studio One Gallery, London. Artists include: Corinna Spencer, James Pyman and Kate Lyddon.
WAYFARING. & Model, Leeds. Artists: Laura White, Michelle Williams, Gamaker, Kreider and O'Leary, Zoë Mendelson. Curated by L.White.
It’s your birthday: Cubitt 25 years. Darbyshire, London.
The Flat Pack Session. Best Practice at Delta House Studios, London. Artists: Jake Clark, Laura White, Paul Housley, Martin Newth and Michael Samuels.

2014
A Colorful World. Nanjing International Art Exhibition, Nanjing China.
Morphisisation. APT, London. Curated by Ben Woodeson. Artists included: Michael Samuels, Ruth Claxton, Susan Collis.

2013
More Than I Dare to Think About: works with paper. Marlborough Contemporary, London.
London Utd. King&Bang, Reykjavik, Iceland. Artists: Dominic from Luton, Laura White, Mark Titchner, Gavin Turk and Peter Lamb.
Couriers of Taste: contemporary artists explore consumerism and trade. Part of the Sinopticon Project. Danson House, London.
Cowboy Style. Marlborough Contemporary, London. Artists: Werner Büttner, Psychoanal YSL, Agnieszka Brzezanska, Pamela Golden, Laura White.

2012/13
New Foragers. Collyer Bristow Gallery, London.

2012
SINOPTICON. contemporary chinoiserie in contemporary art. First phase: Plymouth: Saltram House National Trust, Plymouth Arts Centre, Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery & Plymouth College of Art.
Perfume on Violets. Blyth Gallery, Imperial College, London.
The Shapes Game: its hard to take your eyes off it. Laura White and Peter Fillingham. Carter Presents, London.
The Perfect Nude.Touring: Wimbledon College of Art London, Phoenix Gallery Exeter and Charlie Smith, London. Curated by Dan Coombs & Phillip Allen.

2011
Attempts to get inside the World. Lewisham Arthouse, London.
White Pratt from Luton. 34 Toynebee Street, London.
All Hail. Angus-Hughes Gallery, London.
Small Scale Survival. Aid&Abet, Cambridge.
Gilding the Lily. Transition Gallery, London.
Smaller than a lemon. ANJELIKA, High Wycombe, Berks. Curated by Danny Rolph.

2010
The Jolly (Good) Show. Collyer Bristow Gallery, London.
Object as Subject. Stephen Lawrence Gallery, The University of Greenwich, London. 3 person show: including John Mitchell and McKenzie Bassant.
Sculpture Now. Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury.

2009
The Future Can Wait. Charlie Smith Gallery. Old Truman Brewery,London.
The Earth Not a Globe 2. Rokeby, London. Curated by Dani Admiss and Dave Charlesworth.
Between my Finger and my Thumb. Curated by kobetsvasey. Schwartz Gallery, London.
Fault Line: Art in the Age of Anxiety. Nunnery Gallery, London. Curated by Sarah Elson.

2008
STUFF. Presented by V22, London.
The Wharf Road Project: Don’t Open this Door if You Can’t Close it. Artists: Alison Wilding, Phyllida Barlow, Bettina Buck and Laura White.
Suffragette City. 219 Bow Road, London. Video Screening curated by Sheena Macrea.
Unnatural Histories. Nunnery Gallery, London. Curated by Myriam Blundell.
The Famous, the Infamous & the Really Quite Good. Decima Gallery, London.

2007
Play. Bearspace@The Cello Factory. London. Curated by Julia Alvarez
Intervention. Fieldgate Gallery, London.
Multicomplexificationalities. Nunnery Gallery, London. Curated by Roy Exley.
Eau Savage Part 2. Fieldgate Gallery, London.
Re-Formation. Projects at Christ Church, Spitalfields, London.

2006/07
Grotto. Studio1.1 London.

2006
Beauty and the Beast. Fieldgate Gallery, London.
Conjunction 06. Redgate Gallery, Brixton, London.
Small Works. VINEspace, London.
Art Car Boot Fair. The Old Truman Brewery, London.
Basement Screen. The Residence, London.
Kamikaze Blossom. Fieldgate Gallery, London.
Eau Savage. Lucy Mackintosh Gallery, Luasanne, Switzerland.
LPW VINEspace, London.
Altered Beast. Three Colts Gallery, London.

2005/06
Basement Screen. BasementArtProject.com
Prussian Blue. Carter Gallery, London.

2005
Yabadabadoo. Cell Project Space, London
For and From. Metropole Galleries, Folkestone.
Sculpture at Canterbury. Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury.
We Have Left the City Gates. Nunnery Gallery, London. Curated by JJ Chalesworth.
Urban Formalism. Cortex Athletico and Museum of Contemporary Art Bordeaux, France.
Avecom Video Festival. Arnhem, Netherlands.
On the Road. Pro Arts project. California, USA.

2004
Grottos. Video screening, Candid Projection Rooms, London.
Alma Enterprises video screening. London.
Pleasure Garden. Nottingham Castle, Nottingham.
Nowhere Else but Here. Danielle Arnaud Contemporary Art, London.

2003
Inter-mission. Bow Church London.
Imaging London. Houldsworth Gallery, London.
Amplifying Silence/Magnifying Stillness. Foundation D’Art
Contemporain Daniel & Florence Guerlain. France. Curated by RoyExley.

2002
Lonely This Christmas. i-level, London. James Windsor Art.
Diversion. Museum of Garden History, London. Danielle Arnaud Contemporary Art.
Exposure. Standpoint Gallery, London. (Two person.)

2001
Fair Charm and Foul Play. Deptford X, London.

2000
Preface. International Biennale. The Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle upon Tyne.

2000-02
Museum of Installation Box Project. MOI London, Angel Row Gallery Nottingham, Turnpike Gallery Leigh, Unit 2 Gallery London Guildhall University, London.

1999
Father Apollinaris Said. Vilma Gold, London.

1998
The Ida Branson Memorial Bequest 98. Atkinson Gallery, Millfield, Somerset.
Sculpture 1. Economist Plaza, London.
Ikon Touring Exhibition. Birmingham.

Collections

2013
Collection Olor Visual, Barcelona, Spain

Art Fairs

2015
SLUICE Art Fair, London. 16-18 October, Day+Gluckman, London.

2014
Art Brussels, Belgium. 25-27 April, Marlborough Contemporary, London.

2013
Cologne Art, Germany. 19-22 April. Marlborough Contemporary, London.

Curated Exhibitions

2017
WWW.TENDERFOOT.CO.UK Exploration of Materiality. Curated Space. Guests: Ann-Sophie Lehmann, ‘words.on.things’ (Feb 2017), Sam Curtis ‘Beak Popping’ (May 2017)

2016
WAYFARING. & Model, Leeds. Artists: Laura White, Michelle Williams, Gamaker, Kreider and O'Leary, Zoë Mendelson.

2008
STUFF. Presented by V22, London.
The Wharf Road Project: Don’t Open this Door if You Can’t Close it. Artists: Alison Wilding, Phyllida Barlow, Bettina Buck and Laura White.

2007
Salon 07. Seven-Seven Contemporary, London. Selector.

2006
Beauty and the Beast. Fieldgate Gallery, London.

Commissions and Residencies (selected)

2011
Pollen Residency, Monflanquin, France.

2009
Sandarbh Residency, Belper, Derbyshire, UK.

1997
Kleinsassen Art Gallery, Germany.
Internationales Obernkirchener Symposium, Germany.

1996
23rd Iwate-Town International Residency, Japan.

1995
Maalot, Israel.
Sheffield Hallam University.

Reviews and Articles (selected)

2014
Mark Sheerin.The Act of finding, rather than carving is celebrated in Morphisisation at APT Gallery. Culture 24.14th August 2014.
2013
Eudald Camps. Laura White The MALAHITE Room. Diari de Girona: Accents. 23rd August 2013. Pg 60-61.
Mark Sheerin. Dominc from Luton goes to Reykjavik. London United. Bad at Sports: Contemporary art talk. August 9th 2013.
Jessica Hemmings. All a matter of taste and trade: Couriers of Taste.Review. Crafts Magazine. July/August 2013. Pg 2-3
Simon Bayliss. We Can Have it All, Spacex. This is Tomorrow: Contemporary Art Magazine. Review. 6/2/13.
William Kherbek. Cowboy Style, Marlborough Contemporary. Port, Magazine. 25/1/13.
2012
Skye Sherwin. Sinopticon, Plymouth. Guardian Guide: Exhibitions. 28th April – 4th May 2012. Pg 37.
Martin Freeman. Sinopticon: A Fresh Look at China. Plymouth Herald 27th April 2012
Sinopticon: Illusion adds to layer of mystery. Plymouth Herald. 4th May 2012.
Sinopticon: Factfile. Plymouth Herald. 4th May 2012.
2011
Corinna Spencer. Intimates: large and small. Garageland Aug 2011. Issue12. Pg 66.
2010
Phil Wilkinson. Anxious Glory. Collective Gallery, Edinburgh. The Scotsman, Edinburgh. Dec 2nd. 2010. Pg 11.
Julie Howden. Anxious Glory. Collective Gallery, Edinburgh. The Herald, Edinburgh.Dec 2nd. 2010. Pg 9.
A very White Christmas: Anxious Glory. Collective Gallery, Edinburgh. Edinburgh Evening News. Dec 2nd. Pg 9.

2009
Martin Herbert. The Earth Not a Globe II, Rokeby. Time Out Review. Sept 10th -16th 2009. Pg 39.
Benjamin Ferguson. Fault Line: Art in the Age of Anxiety, ARTslant.On-line. June/July 2009.
Laura Mansfield. If I had a monkey I wouldn’t need a TV – Laura White. ArtArtArt. Issue 4. Jan 2009. Pg 14.

2008
Robert Clark. Laura White Manchester. Guardian Guide: Exhibitions. 6th – 12th Dec 2008. Pg 38.
Aaron Lavery Laura White: If I had a monkey I wouldn’t need aTV. Metro. 25/11/08.
Ella Wrendenfors. New Vision Old Images – reinventing with Laura White. City Life, Manchester. 27/11/08
Castlefield Gallery. Laura White: If I had a monkey I wouldn’t need a TV. Creative Times. 14/11/08
Anonymous. Laura White: On View. Manchester Evening News. 28/11/08
Thalia Allington-Wood. Laura White at Castlefield. Manchester Confidential. 8/12/08
Victora Holman. Modern art, not rubbish. Telegraph blogs. 5/12/08
Jessica Holland Decim-tion in E3 : the Big Art show, Decima. The London Paper. 12/2/08.
The Famous, the Infamous & Really Quite Good. Evening Standard. Feb 2008.
Nathaniel Pitt. Two artists One Day: Ruth Claxton and Laura White Art of England. April 2008

2007
Jessica Lack. Play London. The Guardian Guide: Exhibitions. Oct 27th –Nov 2nd 2007. Pg 37.

2006
Jo Wilmot. It’s Electrifying…technological obsolescence, ecological concerns, illuminations, phosphorescence and projection in the work of Laura White. Garageland Oct 2006 Issue 3. Pg 50 -51.

2006
Jo Wilmot. Laura White at Firstsite, Colchester. The Critical Friend. Spring 2006. No 4 Pg 35

2005
Vanessa Desclaux Laura White: Project at Christ Church. AN Reviews Unedited. 26/11/05.
Didier Arnaudet Bordeaux: Charles Mason, Laura White. Art Press November 2005 No. 317 Pg 84.
Benoit Hermet. Charles Mason , Laura White: Two fish in London, Le Festin Autumn 2005 No. 55. Pg 100
Gilles-Christian Rethore Salutary Wanderers. Spirit. July- Aug 2005 No 11

2004
Robert Clark. Pleasure Garden Nottingham. The Guardian Guide:Exhibitions Aug 2004. Pg 36.

2003
Duncan McLaren.Imaging London. Art Review. October 2003 pg 113.
Jessica Lack. Imaging London. The Guardian Guide: Exhibitions. Aug 2003. Pg 37.
Sally O’Reilly Inter-mission’ Bow Church, the Nunnery. Time Out. Sept 2003.

2002
Martin Coomer. Diversion: Museum of Garden History. Time Out. July 2002. Gardener’s Worlds. Art Review. Aug 2002. Pg 22

2001
New Eastenders. BBC2 Documentary. April 2001 (Featured artist.)
New Eastenders. The Guardian (G2), Observer and Evening Standard.

2000
Derren Hayes. Laura White: Fordham Gallery, London. AN June 2000. Pg 24
Derren Hayes. Dying Art. The Guardian 12/4/2000

2000
In-Side: The Bonington Gallery. AN Feb 2000
Vicky Anning Two Views of Modern Art: Laura White/Andrew Cleverley Live Art Magazine. Feb 2000

1999
Laura White: City Break Contemporary Visual Arts Publication. Aug 1999. Issue 24. Pg 81
Simon Grant, Beach Experience.The Guardian Guide. Aug 28 – Sept 3 1999. Pg 32
Laura White: City Break. Time Out. Aug 1999. Pg 49

Publications (selected)

2016
WAYFARING. & Model, Leeds. Artists: Laura White, Michelle Williams, Gamaker, Kreider and O'Leary, Zoë Mendelson. Publication designed by M.Rainford.

2014
Morphisisation. APT London. Curated by Ben Woodeson. Artists included: Michael Samuels, Ruth Claxton, Susan Collis. Exhibition catalogue.

2013
This Mess is a Place: A collapsible anthology of collections and clutter. By Zoë Mendelson. Contributor.

2009
The Earth Not a Globe. Dani Admiss and Dave Charlesworth. Published by Rokeby, London. Exhibition catalogue.
CHROMODOMO. Published by Wandelroute T.G.V, Groningen, Netherlands
Fault Line: Art in the Age of Anxiety. Sarah Elson. Published by Bow Arts Trust and the Nunnery. Edited by Jeremy Clark. Exhibition catalogue.
Laura White: The Stuff of Images. Castlefield Publications, Corner House Distribution. Concept, editing and design Laura White and Graphic Design Studio HIT. ISBN 978-0-9559557-1-6

2008
Laura White: If I had a Monkey I wouldn’t need a TV. Conversation with Lisa Le Feuvre and
Laura White. Published by Castlefield Gallery. Edited by Clarissa Corfe. Exhibition brochure.
Unnatural Histories. Myriam Blundell. Published by Bow Arts Trust and the Nunnery. Edited by Jeremy Clark. Exhibition catalogue.

2007
Multicomplexificationalities. Roy Exley. Published by Bow Arts Trust and the Nunnery. Edited by Jeremy Clark. Exhibition catalogue.

2006
Laura White: Seeing Through Objects. JJ Charlesworth. Published by Firstsite@the minories art gallery. Exhibition paper/ critical text.

2005
Laura White: Projects at Christ Church. Published by Christ Church, Spitalfields, London. Edited by Lisa-Raine Hunt. Exhibition paper.
We Have Left the City Gates. JJ Charlesworth Published by Bow Arts Trust and the Nunnery. Edited by Jeremy Clark. Exhibition catalogue.

2003
Eloge de l’immobilite et du silence. Published by The Blue Gallery,London. Exhibition catalogue.

2000
In-Side: Laura White and RAIR Experimental. Chris McIntyre. Published by The Bonnington Gallery, Nottingham. Edited by Stella Couloutbanis. Exhibition brochure.

1999
Laura White: Everything you do counts here. Alain Ayers. Published by University
of Hertfordshire. Editor Matthew Shaul. Exhibition catalogue. ISBN I 898543 356

Published Text

2015
Encounters, by Laura White. Goldsmiths Undergraduate Fine Art Degree Show catalogue essay.

2009
Counters: Glossy Hues and Sickly Saturations.Abby Manock. Catalogue essay. Aug 2009.
No Nature in the Rural. Sandarbh Workshop Review. AN Reviews Unedited. On-line. June 2009.

Competitions

2014
Artangel Open 100 (short-list)

Awards

2008, 2012 & 2015
Research Support Award, Goldsmiths College, University of London

Conference and Events Participation

2016
Panel participant. Cubitt 25 Years: Documentary Screening at the ICA.
2014
Chair of panel discussion on ‘Skill’ as part of Symposium: Just what is it that makes today’s art schools so different, so appealing? ICA, London.

Membership

From 2009 Contemporary Art Society – Artist Membership

Employment and Roles (Current)

Since 2006
0.5 Senior Lecturer in Fine Art at Goldsmiths College, University of London Undergraduate programme. Also PhD supervisor.

Employment (Past)

2017
Fine Art Periodic Review External Panel Member, Leeds College of Art.

2012-17
Gallery Chair of CUBITT Gallery and Studios. London.

2012 -16
External Examiner. Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London. MA Fine Art, MA Photography, MA Art and Science and MRes (Moving Image/Exhibition Studies/Theory and Philosophy.)

2014
External Examiner Mentor, University of the Arts, London. MA Academic Practice in Art Design and Communication.

2003 - 2009
Senior Lecturer in Fine Art Manchester Metropolitan University. Undergraduate programme.

Visiting Lecturer/Talks

2017
Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London: Guest Lecture. 15/6/17
George Rickey: Sculpture from the Estate, Marlborough Fine Art London. Guided Tour. 2/5/17

2016
Mentor: CoLab. Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance.

2015
Studio visit as part of the Associate Studio Programme. Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.
External Critic for the Fine Art Cluster's day. CASS, London Metropolitan University.

2014
Kent University. Guest Lecture.

2013
Glasgow School of Art. Guest Lecture.

2012
London Metropolitan University. Guest Lecture.
Plymouth College of Art. Public Lecture.
Winchester School of Art. Undergraduate Fine Art Programme.
Lincoln School of Art and Design. Undergraduate Fine Art Programme.

2011
UCA, Farnham. Undergraduate Fine Art Programme.

2009-2010
London Metropolitan University. Undergraduate Fine Art Programme

2009
Goldsmiths College, University of London. Postgraduate Fine Art Programme.

2009 & 2000
Bath Spa University College. Undergraduate Fine Art programme.

2007
Camberwell College of Arts, London. Undergraduate Fine Art programme.

2005 – 07
University College for the Creative Arts, Canterbury, Kent. Postgraduate and Undergraduate Fine Art programme.

2004 – 06
Goldsmiths College, University of London. Undergraduate Fine Art programme.

1998 – 2004
Nottingham Trent University. Undergraduate Fine Art programme.

1997 – 2003
Loughborough University School of Art and Design. Undergraduate Fine Art programme.

1999 & 2008
Wolverhampton School of Art and Design. Undergraduate and Postgraduate Fine Art programme.

1999
Hertfordshire University. Undergraduate Fine Art programme.