Rain White

Rain’s practice reveals an ongoing and diverse exploration of the eternal elements of earth, time and place. She works in a range of media from painting and collage to ceramic sculpture. Landscape, ancient icons and earth based elements are referenced in her artworks. Rain’s practice encourages stillness and contemplation.

Education

1997-1993
Bachelor of Education (Visual Arts) The University of Melbourne/ Deans Honours 1996

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Earthbound, Burrinja Cultural Centre, Upwey

2005
A sense of place, Wyreena Arts Centre, Croydon

1998
Evoke, Indigo Studios Gallery, Burwood

1997
Taxonomy Cases’, VCA Foyer, University of Melbourne, SSCA, Parkville

Group Exhibitions

2018
What lies Beneath, Dandenong Ranges Open Studios Exhibition, Burrinja, Upwey

2018
Burrinja Climate Change Biennale, Burrinja Gallery, Burrinja Cultural Centre, Upwey

2017
Duality, Dandenong Ranges Open Studios Exhibition, Burrinja Cultural Centre, Upwey

2016
Burrinja Studio Artist, Artist in Residence, The Workshop Space, Upwey

2015
69 Smith Street Gallery, End of year show, Fitzroy

2015
Sooki Lounge, Kindred Fundraiser, Belgrave

2014
The ‘Where-house’, Cheltenham

2013
15 Year Show, 69 Smith Street Gallery, Fitzroy

2013
Shared Space, Carlton

2013
Canterbury Art Show, Canterbury

2012
Cam Art Show, Melbourne

2012
The Continental Hotel Art Prize, Sorrento

2012
Canterbury Art Show, Melbourne

2011
Canterbury Art Show, Melbourne

2010
Ellen Mileo Contemporary Art Prize, 69 Smith Street Gallery

2010
‘As I walked out’, Photography thematic show, 69 Smith Street Gallery, Fitzroy

2010
Pin-hole Photography Show, 69 Smith Street Gallery, Fitzroy

2009
Time Flies 10 Year Retrospective, 69 Smith Street Gallery, Fitzroy

2008
Ellen Mileo Contemporary Art Prize, 69 Smith Street Gallery, Fitzroy

2008
Photographica, Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy.

2008
Small Works 08, Brunswick Street Gallery, Fitzroy.

2007
The Drought has Broken, 69 Smith Street, Members Show

2007
Muses and Mentors, Group show, AISV, Shell House, Melbourne

2007
Art Melbourne ’07, Royal Exhibition Buildings, Carlton

2007
John Clarkes’ Writing Studio, solo window show, Smith Street, Fitzroy

2007
Upstairs Group Art, 69 Smith Street Gallery, Fitzroy

2007
Linden Postcard Show, Linden Gallery, St Kilda

2006
Group Exhibition, Chatoyance Art Studio, Olinda

2006
Open and Shut Case, 69 Smith Street Galley, Fitzroy

2006
Linden Postcard Show, Linden Gallery, St Kilda

2001
Flesh 0.2, 69 Smith Street Gallery

2000
Mount View Art Show, Glen Waverley

2000
The Wrapping Show, 69 Smith Street

1999
Penultimate, 69 Smith Street, Members’ Show

1999
The Post-Postcard Show, Linden Gallery, St Kilda

1998
Primary, 69 Smith Street Gallery, Fitzroy

1998
Paperwork #1, 69 Smith Street Gallery, Fitzroy

1998
Sampler, Members Exhibition, 69 Smith Street Gallery, Fitzroy

1997
Amalgam, Graduate Printmaking Show, Yume-Ya Gallery, Collingwood

1997-1996
Victorian Campus Art Prize, George Paton Gallery, Parkville

Collections & Misc.

Various works housed in private collections in Australia, UK and Sweden.

 

*The images shown here are a ‘sample’ of the artist’s work and may not necessarily be on display at the 2017 Mount View Art Show.