Blaine White

Artist member since 2021
Toronto, Ontario

I have been fascinated by the history and painting techniques of past eras. I use this style as a starting point to explore compositions which are not straight imitations of older styles but incorporate contemporary elements as well. I have used images of statues and architecture and incorporated them into modern settings. I have rendered historical figures; some prime ministers, famous personalities, and images from the cinema and theatre. I am a graduate of Fine Art from the University of Guelph and also studied privately with a notable artist. My work can be found in collections in Ontario, Detroit and Toledo.


Blaine White
  • 26" x 28" x 1.5"
  • $800 buy — $40 try
Couture Study #3
Blaine White
  • 9" x 12" x 1.5"
  • $200 buy — $25 try

Inside the Studio


What artists do you admire right now?

Mark Tansey, Justin Mortimer, Eric Robitaille, Arthur Shilling

What kind of artwork do you have in your home?

All my own except for a landscape by Scottish painter William Brown from the 1890's.

Favourite movie

newer > No Country for Old Men -- older > Vertigo

When I'm not making art, I'm (a) ...

Graphic Designer

Favourite musical artist / band right now

People like Jeff Beck, Gentle Giant, XTC

Describe the person your work appeals to in 3 words

discerning, particular, selective

Upcoming Exhibitions

Gallery 1313, Art Builds

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Gallery 1313, Toronto
Hi Libido


Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto
Annual Juried Show


Gallery 1313, Toronto
Parkdale Biennial


Propeller Gallery, Toronto
Summer Works Show




Academy of Design
Graphic Design

John Angel teacher
Academic Art

University of Guelph
Bachelor of Arts

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