“6th Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition”, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, NC 2009
“Prospect: Art that Renegotiates Standardized Locations in Our Environment”, CRL Gallery, Austin, TX 2008
Online and Print Portfolio, Center for Fine Art Photograph, Colorado, 2008
“Saturday Night, Sunday Morning” Delta Blues Museum, Clarksdale, MS 2007
“Saturday Night, Sunday Morning” 40 Acres Gallery, Sacramento, CA 2006
“Saturday Night, Sunday Morning” City Gallery East, Atlanta, GA 2005
“Saturday Night, Sunday Morning” African American Museum of Philadelphia, PA 2005
“Looking South” 70NW Gallery, Milford PA. June 2004
“Love Now” Nordstrom Department Stores (15 stores nationwide). February 2004
“20 Years of Graduate Photography” Creative Research Laboratory, University of Texas at Austin.
Take Five: The American Landscape (James Abbott, Rita Bernstein, David Graham, Jerry Lodriguss, Wendel White) Center for the Photographic Image at Nexus Foundation for Today’s Art, Philadelphia, PA, November 2001
“Reflections in Black” Smithsonian Institution Arts and Industries, Washington DC 2000
Center for the Arts (three-artists), Marlton, NJ 2000
Millennium Salon Exhibition, Mary Gearhart Gallery, New York, NY 1999 – 2000
“Distinguished Artists of Southern New Jersey” Long Beach Island Art Foundation, NJ 1999
Salon Exhibition, Mary Gearhart Gallery, New York, NY 1999
Camden County Cultural and Heritage Center, Haddon Twp., NJ 1999
Atlantic City Art Center, Atlantic City, NJ 1998
Afro-American Museum, Philadelphia, PA 1996 -1997
City Museum, Trenton, NJ 1996
“Southern New Jersey Artist’s IX” Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ 1995
“Convergence: 8 Photographers,” Clarkson Gallery Potsdam, NY 1995; University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO 1995; Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL 1994; Olin Gallery Kenyon College, Gambier, OH 1993; Georgia Museum of Art, Atlanta GA, 1993; Penn. School of Art and Design, Lancaster PA, 1992; University of Albany, NY, 1992; Hammonds House Gallery, Atlanta GA, 1992; University of California at Irvine, 1992; Houston Center for Photography, 1991; Film in the Cities, St. Paul, 1991; Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester NY, 1991; Photographic Resource Center at Boston Univ., 1990.
“1993 NJ Arts Council Fellowships” Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ 1993
“Hands Off,” New School for Social Research, New York, 1991
“Park and Ride,” Raritan Valley Community College, North Branch, NJ 1991
“Stated as Fact: Photographic Documents of New Jersey” New Jersey State Museum,
Trenton, New Jersey, 1989
“New Expressions” Noyes Museum, New Jersey, 1989
US. Biennial, Museum of Art, Oklahoma University, 1988
Infinity Gallery, Governors State University, Illinois, 1988
New Jersey State College Board, New Jersey, 1988
“Contemporary Black Art,” Kennesaw College, Georgia, 1987
Ben Shahn Galleries, William Paterson College, New Jersey, 1987
The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC, 1986
“24 Exposures,” Union Square Gallery, New York, 1986
Atlanta Life Insurance Co., Atlanta, Georgia, 1985
“1984: Social Commentary and the Photograph,” Moody Atrium Gallery, Austin, Texas, 1984
“Mental Block,” Danceteria, New York, 1984
Atlanta Life Insurance Co., Atlanta, Georgia, 1984
“14 Photographers,” Schomburg Center for Black Culture, New York, 1983
The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC, 1983
“Photoworks II,” A.U.A., New Mexico, 1983
Patrick Gallery, Austin, Texas, 1982
Gallery 104, Austin, Texas, 1982
Grants, Fellowships, and Residencies
Artist Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, 2015
Artist-in-Residence, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, NE, 2011
New Works Fellowship, En Foco, NY, 2010
Artist Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, 2009
Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, Grant. IL, 2005
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, Fellowship. Photography. NY, 2003
Artist Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, 1993
Archive of Documentary Art, Duke University’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Durham, NC
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
University Museums, University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Graham Foundation for the Advancement of Fine Arts, Chicago, IL
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
Salem County Department of Tourism, Salem NJ
The Arts at CIIS, San Francisco, CA
En Foco Inc, Bronx, New York
Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
The Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Texas
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Illinois
Haverford College, Haverford, Pennsylvania
Johnson and Johnson, New Jersey
Haggerty Museum of Art, Marquette University, Wisconsin
The Paul R. Jones Collection of African American Art, University of Delaware
The Paul R. Jones Collection of African American Art, University of Alabama
George Washington Carver Museum, Austin, Texas
Erie Art Museum, Erie, PA
The Chase Manhattan Bank NA, New York, NY
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, NYPL, New York, NY
Austin History Center, Austin, Texas
Related Professional Activities
WENDEL WHITE, LELAND WARE, MELVA WARE. “Schools for the Colored” University Museums, University of Delaware, Newark, DE Apr 16, 2015
SHARON LOUDEN, KENNETH LEAP, JULIE LANGSAM WENDEL WHITE, CESAR VIVEROS. “Living and Sustaining a Creative Life” Cumberland County Cultural and Heritage Commission and New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Cumberland County College, Vineland, NJ. Apr. 25, 2015
WENDEL WHITE. “Manifest” New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ May 8, 2015
KELLY BAUM, RAFI SEGAL, ROBERT HILLIER, WENDEL WHITE. “Learning from New Jersey Urbanism” (Panel as part of symposium “The State Between”), Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities, Princeton School of Architecture, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. May 1, 2015
Presentation, Schools for the Colored. Southern Region, Dept. of Education, New Jersey. May 11, 2004
Panel Moderator, Screenings: Public and Private. The Noyes Museum of Art, Oceanville, NJ. March 6, 2004
Lecture, Schools for the Colored, Parsons, New School University, New York. March 1, 2004
Panel Presentation, Small Towns Black Lives. Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey. Oct 19, 2003.
Imagemaker Presentation, Small Towns, Black Lives. Society for Photographic Education, national conference, Austin, TX. March 2003
Lecture Presentation, Small Towns Black Lives. Noyes Museum of Art. Feb 6, 2003
Panel Presentation. Small Towns, Black Lives. Artist Conversation Series. Amistad Foundation, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT. October, 2002
Lecture/presentation, Small Towns, Black Lives. PhotoSession 2001, The Print Center, Philadelphia PA, 2001
Panelist, “The Problematics of Teaching Photography in a Digital Context” with Blaise Tobia and Jeannie Pearce, Society for Photographic Education, regional conference, Baltimore MD, 2001
Lecture Presentation, Small Towns, Black Lives. Cape May County Library, NJ 2001
Lecture Presentation, Small Towns, Black Lives. Manchester Craftsman Guild, Pittsburgh, PA 2001
Lecture Presentation, Small Towns, Black Lives. Lawnside Historical Society and Camden County Cultural and Heritage Commission, Lawnside NJ, 2001
Consultant, Photography lab Renovation and Redesign, Monmouth University, NJ 2000
Panelist, Technology in Photography, James A Porter Colloquium on African American Art, Smithsonian Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture and Howard University, April 2000
Society for Photographic Education. Chair 1996 – 1999
Society for Photographic Education. Board Director. 1993 ‑ 1999
Society for Photographic Education. National Conference Chair. Atlanta, 1995
Panelist, “Education and Technology” College Arts Association, National Conference, 1995
Kodak Educational Advisory Council, 1991 to 1994
Co‑Chair, Society for Photographic Education, Multicultural Caucus, 1992 ‑ 1993
Board of Directors, Atlantic City Historical Museum, 1989 to present
Co-Curated and fabricated – “Charles K. Doble’s Atlantic City Photographs 1930 – 1953” and “Images of African Americans in Atlantic City: 1900 to 1965” as part of the opening exhibition “Playground of the Nation.”
Reviewer, “Exploring Black and White Photography,” second edition, 1993, Review and recommendations for the publisher, Wm. C Brown Publishers 1990
Panelist, “Photography ‑‑ New Forms” College Arts Association National Conference, New York, 1990
Panelist, Autobiographical Issues and Concerns: The Contemporary Black Photographer Society of Photographic Educators National Conference, 1988
Guest Curator, “Survey of Photographic Expressions” School of Visual Arts, 1984
White, Wendel A. “Schools for the Colored: Places, Words, Pictures” Buildings & Landscapes Vol. 22.1 (2015): 63-89
White, Wendel. Manifest. Ed. Carla Williams. 1st ed. San Francisco: Chroma, California Institute of Integral Studies, 2014.
White, Wendel A. Small Towns, Black Lives: African American Communities in Southern New Jersey. Oceanville, NJ. Noyes Museum of Art, 2003
Wendel A. White “Story of daily lives” Philadelphia Inquirer. February 23, 2003
Wendel A. White “Enter the City: Photographs by Louis Draper” Exhibition catalogue, Richard Stockton College, 1989
International Center of Photography, Encyclopedia of Photography, Crown Pub., 1984, contributing editor, (William Broecker, chief editor et. al.)
ILENE DUBE, “Photographer Wendel A. White Finds Beauty in a Haunted Past” U S 1 Newspaper, May 6, 2015, Preview of the Arts Section.
MATTHEW ALBRIGHT, “Exhibition examines history of segregation in schools” Sunday News Journal (Delaware), Apr 19, 2015 Education Section, Page 9A.
Miller, Michael. ‘Wendel White’s Photo Project “Manifest” Tracks Artifacts from Slavery, Abolition, Segregation Eras’. Press of Atlantic City 6 Feb. 2015 : C1, C4 Print.
Wendel White “Interview” State of the Arts. PCK Media. Trenton, NJ 15 Mar. 2015. Television.
White, Wendel. “Schools for the Colored” portfolio. Afterimage; The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism Vol 40, no1. [inside cover front and rear], July/August 2012. Rochester, NY
Tucker, Anne W. “Intercambio: New Works #13” Nueva Luz. (vol.14:3) Summer 2010, pg 35-38
Wendel A. White. “Wendel White: Historical Markings” exposure (vol 43:1). Spring 2010, pg 27-32
Mary Louise Schumacher. “Art City” Journal Sentinel. Jan 30, 2010. Blog Post, Entertainment Blogs
Mazzeo, Michael Paris. RSVP: Arbor. New York. Michael Mazzeo Gallery, pp24
Willis, Deborah.Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present. New York. W.W. Norton & Co., 2009. pp XXIV and 48.
Keyser, Lynn. “Interview: Wendel A. White” The Photo Review, Volume 28, Number 3. pg 10-13. Langhorne PA. March 2009.
Robert Faires. “Creative Research Laboratory: Prospective Revisions” The Austin Chronicle November 21, 2008.
Hinks, Peter P. John R. McKivigan, R. Owen Williams. Encyclopedia of Antislavery and Abolition: Greenwood Milestones in African American History. Pg 28. Greenwood Publishing Group. 2007
Raboteau, Emily. “Searching for Zion” Transition. Vol.#97. New York, NY; Soft Skull Press (an official publication of the W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research at Harvard University), 2007. Pg 52-89 (photographs by Wendel A. White)
White, Wendel Interview, “Click: George Tice, Wendel A. White, Ken Ross, and Edward Weston. NJN “State of the Arts”. March 30, 2007.
Dennis Trinkle. The History Highway: A 21st Century Guide to Internet Resources. Pg 509.M.E. Sharpe Publisher, 2006
Watson, Rob. Pictures from a New World: An African American Village in Israel. Philadelphia Inquirer. Pg W2. September 15, 2006
White, Wendel A. Interview. Visions, ABC Channel 6 Philadelphia. Saturday, September 23, 2006
Clapp, Kevin. “Return to Israel” Press of Atlantic City. “Pictures form a New World” pg D1-D2. Sept. 24, 2006
Price, Clement. “Echoes of the Past” New Jersey Monthly. Feb 2006
Crisman, Alexis. “Where We Live” New Jersey Monthly. May 2005, page 78
Darrow, Chuck. “Focus on Life: A photography exhibit captures everyday happenings in South Jersey’s all-black communities” Courier-Post. March 15, 2005
Giordano, Rita. “Exploring Town’s Minority Heritage.” Philadelphia Inquirer, January 24, 2005
Williams, Donna Vance. “Photo Exhibit Showcases Historic Black Towns.”Philadelphia Daily News.
January 18, 2005
Willis Deborah. Family, History, Memory: Recording African American Life. Hylas Publishing, Irvington, NY 2005
Alkalimat, Abdul. Gerald A. McWorter. The African American Experience in Cyberspace: A Resource Guide to the Best Websites on Black Culture and History. Pluto Publishing, 2004
Wills, Deborah. Black: A Celebration of Culture. St. Martin’s Press, New York. December 2003
Crager, Jack. ”Journey in Black and White”. American Photo On Campus, New York. November 2003. P 32-33.
Irizarry, Lisa. “A haven of their own: Photo exhibit chronicles South Jersey’s African-American communities” Newark Star Ledger. March 21, 2003.
Brummer, Amy. “Ordinary Lives” Princeton Packet. May 21, 2003
White, April. “Small Towns, Black Lives at the Noyes Museum of Art” Philadelphia Magazine. April 2003.
DeWolf, Rose. “Exhibit Showcases NJ’s Black Towns” Philadelphia Daily News. February 21. 2003
Alcamo, John. “Small Towns…Black Lives: An artist’s journal of travel and discovery” New Jersey Lifestyle. Winter 2003
White, Wendel. Interview. CN8 News. February 21, 2003
White, Wendel. Interview. “State of the Arts”. WNJN Feb 2, 2003.
White, Wendel. Interview. “Spotlight: Delaware Valley” WWAC Jan 31, 2003
White, Wendel. Interview. Another View, “Jim Crow Then and Now” Series on the affects and legacy of Jim Crow in America. WNJN Jan 26, 2003
Mirapaul, Matt. “Photographer Captures Towns Where Blacks Found Peace.” New York Times, Arts Online – Jan 20, 2003
Cronin, Steve. “Photo Exhibit Tells Story of African American Towns”. Atlantic City Press. Jan 12, 2003
Crisman, Alexis. “Small Towns, Black Lives” New Jersey Monthly Magazine. January 2003.
Baxter, Robert. “A Picture of Black Lives in South Jersey Communities” The Courier-Post. Jan 19, 2003
Sozanski, Edward. “Photos uncover hidden black history in S. Jersey” Philadelphia Inquirer, Jan 19, 2003
Ridenhour, Christopher. “Philly Live” Interview WYBE Philadelphia. Jan 2, 2003.
Bischoff, Dan. “Small Towns Project” ArtNotes, The Star-Ledger. Newark, NJ. December 18, 2003. p.33
Cronin, Steve. “Unfamiliar Landscapes / Using A Camera And Computer, Wendel White Crosses Artistic Boundaries” Press of Atlantic City. February 23, 2002.
Higginbotham, Evelyn Brooks. Leon F. Litwack, Darlene Clark Hine. The Harvard Guide to African-American History. Pg 41. Harvard University Press, 2001
Snodergren, Rebecca, “Camera captures texture of small-town black life” Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 21, 2001
Sullivan, Eileen, “An Artist’s View” The Courier-Post, NJ. February 20, 2001
McCoy, Bett, “Area Artist captures charm of everyday life in exhibit,” Atlantic City Press, February 8, 2001
Willis, Deborah. Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers 1840 to present. WW Norton and Company. June 2000
White, Wendel, Interview, New Jersey Network News, NJN, February 22, 2000