Bio & CV

Esther S White is an artist, curator, and community arts organizer. Her artists’ books, textiles, printmaking, and curatorial practice often combine the methods and critical approaches of multiple disciplines.

Esther earned a BA in Studio Art and Art History with departmental honors from Barnard College, Columbia University in 2007. At Barnard, Esther studied printmaking and photography in an interdisciplinary, conceptual-art focused studio program.

Esther teaches printmaking at Zea Mays Printmaking, an internationally-recognized studio and research facility dedicated to safer printmaking methods. Esther’s work has been exhibited locally and internationally, most notably at the ICA Boston and the New Hampshire Institute of Art. Her books have been collected by a number of libraries, including the special collections of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, the Fleet Library at Rhode Island School of Design, and the Arts Library at Yale University. She has current work available through the Zea Mays Printmaking Flat File Project.

Esther lives in Northampton, MA and grew up in Cambridge, MA. She is currently an Artist in Residence in Motherhood.

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Collaborative Projects: Fugitive ArtsNorthampton Print & Book FairNorthampton Arts Council

Follow: I write about my process on Tumblr and post studio shots and works in progress on Instagram (preview below).

  • nohopbf is just a week away and then I willhellip
  • Today in the studio looking at proofs of Disappearing Womanhellip
  • A cano A housecano!
  • my tshirt says I WANT TO LEAVE photocollagraph selfie wiphellip
  • Super proud of S for making it up Bare Mountainhellip