Dave White is a contemporary British Artist who dedicates his work to celebrating popular culture and interpreting emotive issues.
White graduated with a BA (Hons) Fine Art (Painting) at Liverpool John Moores University. He has enjoyed success from the inception of his career with selection for the Northern Graduates exhibition at the Royal College of Art in 1994, then exhibiting his initial animals series. A highlight of this period was exhibiting at Sotheby’s London and international art fairs.
White has continued to reflect popular culture and in 2002 he pioneered the ‘Sneaker Art’ movement with the execution of pop art inspired sneaker portraits. This has led to a long term collaborations with Nike and Brand Jordan. This special relationship continues to this day with his most recent project the Size? x Nike x AM 95 DW released in Europe, Japan and the USA in 2016.
International exhibition career highlights for Dave White include the People’s Square Exhibition Hall (Shanghai), Dia Art Centre (New York), Centre for Arts (Rotterdam), Art Basel Week (Miami), Truman Brewery (London), Liverpool International Biennial of Contemporary Art, New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York) on the Project on Creativity with Chuck Close, Hospital Club Gallery (London) and the Goss Michael Foundation (Dallas) for MTV RE:DEFINE with The Future Tense.back to artists