Blaine White

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Born - Windsor ON
Lives and works in Toronto ON

Education
Graphic Design, Academy of Design, Toronto ON
Academic Painting, M. John Angel, Toronto ON
Bachelor of Arts, University of Guelph, Guelph ON

ARTIST’S STATEMENT

Blaine White, born Windsor ON, is a Toronto based interdisciplinary artist. Inspired by his experience as a Canadian raised on the US/Canada border, his practice bridges interests in painting, Canadian history, theatre, and the cinema. By combining traditional and contemporary imaging techniques, White creates pieces where we find the past and the present are not that dissimilar. He has work in Michigan, Ontario and Ohio.

$800.00

Oil on canvas.

24x24"

This is Nike the goddess of sport and is modelled on Canadian Olympic athlete, Sage Watson. One of a series of female portraits seen in profile using women of various races. Each portrait is named after a Greek goddess.

Blaine White

$500.00

Oil on canvas.

30x24"

Reduced!
This is called "1965" which represents that period of time in the mid 60's where mod culture and fashion were at a height. This was before the late psychedelic period with hippies etc. The full title could be "1965, Mods, Pierre Cardin".

Blaine White

$800.00

Oil on canvas.

24x24"

Rhea, goddess of fertility. Part a series of female portraits seen in profile using women of various races. Each portrait is named after a Greek goddess giving the attributes of that goddess to the portrait. The works are set at the same size.

Blaine White

$800.00

Oil on canvas.

24x24"

This is a new series of female portraits seen in profile using women of various races. The theme includes naming each portrait after a Greek goddess giving the attributes of that goddess to the assigned portrait. The works are all oil on canvas and are set at the same size. This is Asteria, goddess or 'starry one'.

Blaine White

$380.00

Oil on canvas.

24x30"

Reduced!
My interest here was in painting a woman with a costume on taken from a photographer's model's stock photo. I made a series of pictures with decorative clothing and costumes.

Blaine White

$700.00

Oil on canvas.

24x24"

This is a rendering of a Canadian First Nations Mohawk man in traditional dress. It is part of a trio of paintings I did of similar portraits in homage to Indigenous people.

Blaine White