John Howell White has been a practicing artist for over 40 years. His work, in oil, acrylics, egg tempera, and watercolor, has generated paintings that grapple with the interplay of cognition, sensation, and affect. He has recently shown at: The Works Gallery (2019), NYC; Archer Law Gallery 35 (2019), Philadelphia, PA; Provincetown Art Association and Museum (2018), Provincetown, MA; In-Liquid (2017), Philadelphia, PA; Jefferson Hospital (2017), Philadelphia, PA; , The Cotuit Center for the Arts (2016), Cotuit, MA; and Maryland Hall (2014), Annapolis, MD. His studio is currently based in Philadelphia.
White is Professor of Art Education in the Department of Art Education at Kutztown University. He earned his M.F.A. from Pratt Institute and his Ph.D. from The Pennsylvania State University. He is the author of Experience Painting, a Davis textbook for secondary art students. In 2012 he was named the National Higher Education Art Educator of the Year and in 2009 the Pennsylvania Higher Education Art Educator of the Year. He has conducted research and published extensively about the history and philosophy of art education. He has served as Director of the Higher Education Division of the National Art Education Association and Chair of the National Art Education Association’s Research Commission, the Department of Art Education, Kutztown University, and the Council for Policy Studies in Art Education.