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Anastasia E White
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  • Vancouver, BC
  • Canada
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Website
http://anastasiawhite.wordpress.com
College / University
UBC
Program / Degree
visual art
Member type
Artist, Collector
If you're an artist, what kind of art do you make?
Conceptual, Installation, Painting, Printmaking
I am...
A Canadian born Jamaican, Anastasia E White studied fine art at Langara College before attending the University of British Columbia where she received a BFA in visual art. While her studies focused on studio practice and contemporary visual art she is fascinated by language and modes of communication, in particular the fluid evolution and deaths of language and dialects. A knitter since childhood, Anastasia allows her passion for yarn, language, and art theory to inform her art.

Anastasia E White lives in Vancouver, BC where she works as an Associate Director at Diane Farris Gallery.
About my artwork
Working in various mediums, Anastasia E White’s work explores her family history. Coming from a mixed race family she is fascinated by the diversity of experiences encountered as her family has spread across North America, Europe and the West Indies. Through exploring and sharing family stories Anastasia has come to better understand not only her families’ histories but her own individual identity. By documenting stories through textiles, paint, collage, photography, and text she aims to build a better understanding of the dynamics of mixed race families and cultures, hopefully inspiring the viewer to examine the diversity of their own heritage.
Artists I like
Angela Grossmann
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Andrea Fraser
Kara Walker
Wil Murray
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nowhere and everywhere

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Posted on November 26, 2010 at 21:29

Art For Life: the pre-game show

Danny Singer, Wiseton, 2009, Archival Ink Jet



I am a little ball of anticipation today. Art for Life is my favorite charity auction of the year and last year I was honoured with the request to join the selection…

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Posted on November 13, 2010 at 21:23

Spooky Textiles

Every Halloween I have the best of intentions to get a costume together and head out on the town, and every Halloween I end up staying in. Living in an apartment there aren’t even trick or treaters to give candy to. This year I have a good excuse, I will, yet again, be spending the weekend working on my Dad’s place. So, instead of a costume and party how about a Halloween post? Read…

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Posted on October 30, 2010 at 22:02

Happy Half-Birthday!

Happy half-birthday to me! September 27th marked the six month anniversary of this blog. Since my posts have not been very regular in their frequency or content recently I figured this was a good time to review, regroup and refocus. Read more ...…

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Posted on October 23, 2010 at 21:53

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At 6:14 on September 8, 2010, N.S.VALLUVAN said…
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At 11:59 on June 21, 2010, Vu Nguyen said…
Thanks Anastasia. Most are around 4-5 feet or 120-150 cm..
 
 
 

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