Charles H. White
Quebec, Canada in 1943, Charles H. White began early in life to show an interest
in art. Beginning with pencil sketches of birds and animals at age six, he
developed his talent for draftsmanship to the point where he won a Canadian art
contest at age ten. By the age of fourteen, he had switched to oil painting.
He was successful in selling many of his landscapes as a teenager.
studied art at Brigham Young University where he graduated in 1967. He travels
extensively to seek out the most spectacular landscapes, combining the elements
of many different places into one, perfect and romantic setting. His works have
found places of honor in homes where a premium is placed on elegance and
serenity. He has said “I want to communicate with people on an emotional level
and share with them the calming influence that the natural world has on me.”
With more than
forty years of experience in creating works of art, White’s talent and expertise
is evident when you experience the gracefulness of his gardens and landscapes.
Each composition is classically crafted with attention to the principles of
design, color, value and contrast. His time-consuming technique creates a
luminous, multi-layered work that invites the viewer into a world of tranquil
Over the years
White has enjoyed critical acclaim from both the public and his peers. He has
won numerous awards and his original paintings are collected around the globe.
He shares his
knowledge of painting in lectures and workshops and is currently an instructor
in arts at the Danville Cultural Alliance near his home in the East Bay of San