Esther S White is a visual artist and curator. Her artists’ books, textiles, and prints reveal an experimental approach to materials and an interest in personal history. Esther’s recent work in novel photographic printmaking methods examine identity, invisible illness, the Internet, motherhood, and instant imagery.
Esther teaches printmaking at Zea Mays Printmaking and at Snow Farm: The New England Craft Program. Esther’s work has been exhibited locally and internationally, most notably at the San Alejandro Academy of Fine Art in Havana and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. Her books are in the special collections of the SMFA Boston, the Fleet Library at RISD, Flasch Artists’ Book Collection at SAI Chicago, Beinecke Library and Haas Arts Library at Yale University, and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity in Alberta. Esther’s prints are available through the Zea Mays Printmaking Flat File Project.
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.
Born in Cambridge, MA, Esther lives and works in Northampton, MA. She is currently an Artist in Residence in Motherhood.