Judith White was born in Sydney, trained at the National Art School, gained a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Fine Arts through Sydney University, and is a member of the Australian Watercolour Institute. She has been a practising professional for 35 years with 44 solo exhibitions, in Australia and in Nagoya, Japan in 1993.
Major commissions include, the Perth Intercontinental Hotel, the Olympic Co-ordination authority, Walker Corporation, Southern Pacific Petroleum/Central Pacific Mineral P.L, JLW Sydney, Attorney General Department of NSW, and a major work for the Hilton Hotel, Sydney.
Judith has won over a dozen major awards including the Mosman Art Prize (twice), the Margaret Fesq Memorial Art Prize (twice), the Manly Daily Art Prize, the Maitland Art Prize and, in 2004, the Fleurieu Peninsula McLaren Vale Prize. In 2012 Judith was selected as the inaugural Artist in Residence with the Hunter Medical Research Institute, culminating in a major solo exhibition titled Perfusion at the Maitland Regional Gallery.
2020: Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize, Finalist
2019: Calleen Art Prize, Finalist
2017: Ravenswood Australian Women's Art Prize, Finalist; Major Commission: Perth Intercontinental Hotel - Fallen Canopy (2017)
2016: Judith White interviewed by Claire Nichols on ABC Radio National: The Painted Bach.
2015: Muswellbrook Art Prize, Finalist
2014: Mosman Art Prize, Finalist
2013: Judith's painting, Waterhole (from the Estuary series), selected for the cover of the latest edition of the Macquarie Dictionary.
2012: Tattersall’s Landscape Art Prize, Finalist / Judith was a focus artist in Maitland Regional Art Gallery’s acclaimed Riverstories exhibition / Solo exhibition, Perfusion, at Maitland Regional Gallery, following an Artist Residency awarded by HMRI.