Jay White Biography

 

Jay White’s work has shown across Canada and internationally, including New Gallery (2015), Istanbul Design Biennale (2014), Yukon Arts Centre Gallery (2013), the National Arts Centre (2013) the University of Glasgow (2011), and PuSH Festival Vancouver (2011). 

Jay’s animated films have won many awards internationally, including Best Animated Short at the Worldwide Animation Festival (2006), and a longlist entry for a Best Animated Short Academy Award nomination. His films have been supported through Canada Council for the Arts, National Film Board awards, BRAVOFact, CBC, and other Canadian grants. As an Art Director, he has helped create Gemini-Award winning animated television series’. 

Jay White has a Bachelor’s in Applied Science (Civil Engineering, UBC) (1996), a diploma in Computer Animation (1997), and a Masters in Applied Arts (Emily Carr University, 2014). He is Sessional Faculty at Emily Carr University.

Coyote Walk , 2014, performance. Photo: Chris Huggins, participant, Vancouver

Coyote Walk, 2014, performance. Photo: Chris Huggins, participant, Vancouver