Charlie White is a photographer and filmmaker whose work has been exhibited internationally since 1999. White holds the position of Professor of Fine Art at the University of Southern California’s Roski School of Art and Design.
White was a fellow at the Yale Norfolk Summer Program in 1994, received his BFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York, in 1995, and his MFA in 1998 from Art Center College of Design.
White has had solo gallery exhibitions at the Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York; FA Projects, London; Loock Gallery, Berlin; Brandstrom Gallery, Stockholm; and LAXART, Los Angeles. Solo institutional exhibitions include the Los Angeles County Museum; Domus Artium in Salamanca, Spain; Oslo Kunstforening in Oslo, Norway; and the Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, in Ridgefield, CT.
White has been included in numerous group exhibitions such as Spectator Sports, curated by Allison Grant at the Museum for Contemporary Photography, Chicago, 2013; the 2011 Singapore Biennial; Nine Lives, curated by Ali Subotnik at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, 2009; The Puppet Show, curated by Ingrid Schafnner and Carin Kuoni for the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia, 2008; Art in America Now, organized by the Guggenheim Museum for the Shanghai Museum of Contemporary Art in China, 2007; and Sympathy For The Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, curated by Dominic Molon for the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 2007. White’s film, American Minor, 2008, was selected to screen at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival and Director’s Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival.
White’s work has been discussed and reviewed in periodicals and journals such as The New York Times, Artforum, Frieze, Flash Art, Modern Painters, The New Yorker, Wired, Lacanian ink, and EXIT Image and Culture. In addition, his works have been included in two Thames and Hudson surveys, The Photograph As Contemporary Art, by Charlotte Cotton, and The Body in Contemporary Art, by Sally O’Reilly, amongst other surveys on contemporary photography and art.
White’s most recent monographs include Such Appetite, Little Brown Mushroom, 2013, and American Minor, JPR | Ringier, 2009. His most recent project, Music For Sleeping Children, is an experimental pop album focusing on the lives of adolescent girls.
Charlie White lives and works in Los Angeles, California.