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Dr. Jules White is an Assistant Professor of Computer Engineering at Virginia Tech and the Art Editor of the American Center for Artists (www.americanartists.org). His artwork was recently shown in the Cambridge Art Association's 2002 National Prize Show (juried by Lisa Dennison, Chief Curator of the Guggenheim Museum). Other recent exhibitions include the Summit Gallery, Fairhope, AL, The Kathryn Shultz Gallery, Cambridge, MA, and the University Place Gallery, Cambridge, MA.He is represented by Gallery Soco, Austin, TX, The Upstairs Gallery, Arlington, TX, Art Is Ok, Albuquerque, NM, The Summit Gallery, Fairhope, AL, and the Cathedral Square Gallery, Mobile, AL.

Selected Reviews:

‘Using intense color and distortion of form, White turns traditional subjects into sites for meditation and rumination upon the human condition..’

Fort Worth Star Telegram 

White's colors bulge and glow from the canvas. Like Van Gogh, he takes recognizable forms and enhances their color and distorts their form."

Birmingham Weekly

"We tend to think of young artists as being up and coming. It seems to me that, at the improbable age of twenty, Jules White has up and come. He first established himself as a portrait painter, achieving striking likenesses and facial animation with an economy of line. His bold use of primary colors when dealing with the face and figure is striking. White quickly moved on to landscapes, but maintained his painterly freedom, spontaneity, and intuitive sense of color. His landscapes sometimes combine a fascination with still life – as in a 1999 work in which a bunch of bananas and a closed book dominate the foreground of a dock set against a largely minimalistic background. So it was only a natural progression when White began a third phase, the still life. It is fitting that he calls one group of these ‘Sunscapes’—‘scapes’ bringing his elemental landscapes somehow into interiors and domestic spaces; and ‘sun’ connoting his vivid use of chromatic and synthetic values—where no sun is ever so yellow, no sky ever so blue, no trees ever so green. As Peter Schjeldahl wrote of the colorist Wolf Kahn, ‘These are not colors that sunlight finds in nature; they are colors that an aroused sensibility finds, with joy, in the art of painting.’ Whatever Jules White’s subject matter, his paintings reconcile vibrant color with intense personal discovery. "

Robert Phillips, Moores University Scholar, University of Houston 

 

About Jules White:

Education:
December, 2008 PhD Computer Science, Vanderbilt University
May, 2006 MS Vanderbilt University, Computer Science
May, 2001 BA Brown University, Computer Science

Publications:
9/1/2000 "Evaluating America's Commitment to Supporting Individual Artists," Associated Writing Programs, Job List.

Group Art Exhibitions:

August, 2002 Group Show, University Place Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts
July, 2002 Group Show, Kathryn Schultz Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts
May, 2002 Group Show, Cambridge Art Association National Juried Show, (judged by: Lisa Dennison, Deputy Director and Chief Curator, Solomon R. Guggenheim
Museum, New York, 135 of 1200 entries were shown), Cambridge, Massachusetts
March, 2002, Group Show, Summit Gallery, Fairhope, Alabama
January, 2002, Group Show, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama
December 2002, Group Show, The Gulf Space, Fairhope, Alabama
December 2002, Group Show, The Cannery, Fairhope, Alabama
Other Group Shows Include: University of South Alabama, Upstairs Gallery, Eastern Shore Art Center, Jubilee Festival, Shrimp Festival, and others 

Solo Art Exhibitions:

March, 2011, Gregory Way Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

June, 2006, Summit Gallery, Fairhope, AL

May, 2003, Alabama Writers Symposium, Monroeville, Alabama

April, 2003, One-Man Show, The Summit Gallery, Fairhope, Alabama
February, 2002 One-Man Show, Eastern Shore Art Museum, Fairhope Alabama

June, 2000 One-Man Show, Bay Rivers Art Guild, Daphne Alabama
January, 2000 One-Man Show, Cathedral Square Art Gallery, Mobile Alabama
July, 1999 One-Man Show, Upstairs Gallery, Arlington, Texas
May, 1999 One-Man Show, President's Mansion, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
December, 1999 One-Man Show, Bay Rivers Art Guild, Daphne, Alabama
December, 1998 One-Man Show, Bay Rivers Art Guild, Daphne, Alabama 

Galleries:

Artworks handled by:
Gallery Soco, Austin, Texas
The Upstairs Gallery, Arlington, Texas
Art Is Ok, Albuquerque, New Mexico
The Cathedral Square Gallery, Mobile, Alabama
Summit Gallery, Fairhope, Alabama

Other:

Artwork accepted by the “The Boston Review,” Cambridge, MA, for publication in the summer, 2003 issue

Book Jacket Illustration (“Falling Into Mobile Bay,” for the volume News About People You Know by Robert Phillips, The Texas Press, fall, 2002)

Magazine cover illustration (“Falling Into Mobile Bay,” Natural Awakenings, March, 2002)
Artwork featured in: The Fort Worth Star Telegram, The Arlington Morning News, The Mobile Press Register, The Birmingham Weekly, Mobile Bay Monthly Magazine, Daphne Bulletin, The Baldwin Register, Eastern Shore Courier, About.com, and others 

Work Experience:

2002, Design and Technology Director, Christopher Isherwood Foundation, Santa Monica, California  

2001-2002, IBM IT Professional, developed large scale software applications and optimization systems for Fortune 500 companies using technologies such as JAVA, XML, CORBA, C++, Geo-databases, Rule-Engines, Swing, and MQ. I also worked as a graphic designer for IBM’s e-business Innovation Center. 

2002, Art Editor, American Center for Artists, website (www.americanartists.org)

2000, Chief Software Architect, Software Teacher Inc., led the development team, including the graphic design, for the Fiction Writing, Business Writing, and Basic Composition programs 

1997-1999, Art Instructor, Bay Rivers Art Guild, taught classes on painting and drawing

 


rain


The Gate, Photo-collage


Summer Storm, Oil and Pastel on Paper


Overlooking Boston, Acrylic and Ink on Canvas


Vase with Flowers, Photo-College


Father, Acrylic on Canvas


Mother, Acrylic on Canvas


Currents, Acrylic and Ink on Paper


Doorway, Photo-Collage


Typewriter, Photo-Collage


Striped Camellia, Photo-Collage



The Orange, Photo-Collage


Red Tulip, Photo-Collage