About Eileen White

A site-responsive visual artist working with paper, print and stitch.

Eileen White is a craft based visual artist, living and working in Winchester, Hampshire. Her practice is rooted in textiles and printmaking in the broadest sense with an interdisciplinary approach to her work. Eileen’s studio practice revolves around site-responsive and researched narratives based on relationships to a particular place and time. Her work relies heavily on a relationship with materials, in particular paper, print and stitch.

Eileen’s studio practice revolves around site-responsive and researched narratives based on relationships to a particular place and time. Her work relies heavily on a relationship with materials, in particular paper, print and stitch. Colour, form and aesthetics are a constant in her work as well as developing an understanding of process and how something is made. Her work addresses how fragmented and tactile manual processes allow for reflection and embed meaning along with attempting to capture moments by focusing on the overlooked, documenting and memorializing the unspoken. Making a record of mortality or place are often manifest in the prints, books and installations she creates.

Eileen is currently engaged in a site-responsive project at Fort Brockhurst, English Heritage, Portsmouth

Past projects have included Arts Council funded installations in Winchester Cathedral and Mottisfont National Trust. Her commissioned work often involves community engagement; examples include Waterlooville Children’s Library, The Phoenix Theatre, Bordon, and Cumberland House, Natural History Museum.

Eileen studied Fine Art Textiles at Goldsmith’s College, London and has worked in a variety of industries as a designer and buyer.

Book making, printing, drawing, installation work, sewing, teaching, workshop facilitator, photography.

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