Wendy White: Pedal to the Metal

A rainbow collage of different squares of an image of a car pieced together with a black and white curved piece in the upper left corner.

Burnout (2019), inkjet and acrylic on three canvases, Dibond, 72" x 60". photo / courtesy of the artist and Shulamit Nazarian

Wendy White, born in 1971 in Deep River, Connecticut, lives and works in New York City. She holds a B.F.A. from the Savannah College of Art and Design and an M.F.A. from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University. Her group exhibitions include American Idyll at the SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah (2018); The World's Game: Fútbol and Contemporary Art, curated by Franklin Sirmans and Jennifer Inacio at the Perez Art Museum, Miami (2018); Loves, at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Atlanta (2018); The Art Show: Art of the New Millenium in the Taguchi Art Collection at the Museum of Modern Art, Japan (2016); A Walk around the Contemporary Art World after Paradigm Shift, the Museum of Fine Arts Gifu, Japan (2015); Futbol: The Beautiful Game, curated by Franklin Sirmans, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles (2014); and So Athletic, Kunstverein Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin (2012). She has had solo exhibitions at Kaikai Kiki, Tokyo; Leo Koenig Inc., New York City; Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles; Maruani Mercier, Brussels; Van Horn, Düsseldorf; Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago; Galerie Jérôme Pauchant, Paris; and Galeria Moriarty, Madrid. White received a New York Foundation for the Arts painting fellowship in 2012 and a George Segal painting grant in 2008. Her work was featured in Phaidon's anthology Vitamin P2: New Perspectives in Painting in 2011. White will have a solo exhibition at Museum Goch, Germany, in April 2020.

White is the fall 2019 Teiger Mentor in the Arts.