Jonathan White is a New Zealand traditional
representational artist, whose work is well known both in
New Zealand and internationally. He has painted on six continents.
Born in Gisborne in 1938, he is a 5th generation
New Zealander and was educated at King's College, Auckland.
He now resides in Whakatane, in the North Island.
With interests in Botany, Ornithology and a
keen tramper, his paintings reflect his love of remote places
and wilderness areas and the unique flora and fauna of his
Painting professionally for the past 40 years,
he has held many solo and joint exhibitions and has also painted
in Australia, Europe, India, Kashmir, and North America. His
paintings hang in collections in many countries of the world.
During the summer season of 1989/1990 he visited
Antarctica with the New Zealand Antarctic Research Programme
to execute a series of paintings
of the Historic buildings and the Dry Valleys Region
of the Antarctic Continent. Some of this collection are now
being offered for sale.
Jonathan White received the member of the
New Zealand order of merit in the Queens Birthday Honours
list (MNZM) for services to the Arts and Commumity. 2011
Past published works include...
1981 "New Zealands Majestic Wilderness"
-- A collection of 52 paintings of S.W. Fiordland.
1985 "Jonathan White's New Zealand"--(also
as a limited edition volume bound in silk and leather.)
1990 "Footsteps in the Wilderness".
Only finest quality oil paints are used on top
quality canvas, stretched in the traditional manner over cedar stretchers.
All measurements are approximate only. Frames illustrated may be
different from actual frame
© Copyright Jonathan White 2004