Susan White produces her own prints, by hand, in her studio. A complete list of the artist's editioned prints (about 100) is in The Printworld Directory of Contemporary Prints and Prices (2006).

Since 1980, White's prints have represented Australia in over 50 international biennales and exhibitions in Japan, Korea, UK, USA, The Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, Yugoslavia, Poland, etc.

The National Gallery of Australia collection has many of the artist's prints, from 1960 onwards. The lithograph Thieves at the Market, produced while a student, dates from this time.

The freedom and versatility of lithography appeals to the artist. In 1975, she began establishing lithographic facilities in her studio, initially producing prints from metal plates passed through a small wooden wringer on a bed of plywood - Pedestrian Crossing (1977) is an example of this grainier technique.

In 1978, she acquired a professional lithographic printing press, and produced lithographs with up to 15 colours, most requiring separate plates. The Front Veranda (1986) is an example. Later, the artist installed a C19 cast-iron press and equipment for stone lithography. White prints woodcuts and blockprints carved from fibreboard. The artist has produced some etchings, the earliest dating from 1960.

People
51 Works to view
51 Works to view

People: The human narrative and genre scenes inspired by domestic situations, people at work, musicians, commuters, social issues, blindness, illness, poverty, old age. Portraits include family members, self-portraits, children, babies, and people in their environment. In major paintings the subject is repeated from varied viewpoints in a fugal style composition.
  • Goose Camp Kakadu: Moonrise at Sunset (hand-coloured), 2010
    woodcut (hand-coloured)
    60.5 x 80.5 cm
  • Goose Camp Kakadu: Moonrise at Sunset, 2010
    woodcut
    60.5 x 80.5 cm
  • Intensive Psychiatric Care Unit, Rozelle Hospital, Callan Park, 1996
    woodcut
    80 x 60 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Blind (woodcut), 1992
    woodcut
    60 x 80 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Blind (lithograph), 1991
    lithograph (ultramarine)
    41 x 61 cm
  • To Let / The Diabetic Evicted from The Rocks, no. 2, 1990
    stone lithograph (black)
    57 x 38 cm
  • Cry Freedom / Apartheid (blockprint), 1990
    blockprint (medium-density fibreboard)
    57 x 38 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • To Let / The Diabetic Evicted from The Rocks no. 1, 1990
    stone lithograph (12 colours)
    57 x 38 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Massacre, Tiananmen Square (hand-coloured), 1989
    unique blockprint (hand-coloured, medium-density fibreboard)
    57 x 38 cm
  • Massacre / Tiananmen Square, 1989
    blockprint (medium-density fibreboard)
    57 x 38 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Cry Freedom / Apartheid (lithograph), 1989
    lithograph (3 colours)
    57 x 38 cm
    Collection: Fredrikstad Museum
  • Cliff-hanger, 1988
    lithograph
    18 x 18 cm
  • Fenced in, Kent St, The Rocks, Sydney, 1988
    stone lithograph
    28 x 26 cm
  • Ward 4, Rozelle Hospital, Callan Park (hand-coloured), 1986
    unique lithograph (hand-coloured)
    76 x 56 cm
  • Ward 4, Rozelle Hospital, Callan Park, 1986
    lithograph
    76 x 56 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • The Story, 1985
    lithograph
    57 x 76 cm
  • Mise-en-scène, 1984
    lithograph
    76 x 56 cm
  • A Month in the Life of a Sydney Schoolboy, 1984
    lithograph
    51 x 70 cm
  • Thelma of Wilcannia (lithograph), 1983
    lithograph
    57 x 38 cm
  • Thelma of Wilcannia / The Willy-Willy Woman, 1983
    woodcut
    62 x 79 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • The Ghost of Kabbarli, Daisy Bates (lithograph), 1983
    lithograph (3 colours)
    60 x 80 cm
  • Marienplatz, Munich, no. 2, 1980
    lithograph (mulberry paper, 2 colours)
    43 x 62 cm
  • Lederhosen, 1980
    lithograph
    38 x 57 cm
  • Munich Shoppers, no. 1 / Baverian Shoppers, 1980
    lithograph (13 colours)
    38 x 57 cm
  • Olympiazentrum (Munich), 1980
    lithograph (2 colours)
    43 x 63 cm
  • Marienplatz (Munich), no. 1, 1980
    lithograph (7 colours)
    38 x 57 cm
  • Woman of Bavaria, 1980
    lithograph
    60 x 80 cm
  • The Gardener's Dream, no. 2, 1980
    lithograph (12 colours)
    60 x 80 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • The Empty Chair, 1980
    lithograph (9 colours)
    40 x 61 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Two (lithograph, crayon black), 1978
    lithograph
    80 x 60 cm
    Collection: Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
  • Two (lithograph, coloured), 1978
    lithograph (10 colours)
    80 x 55 cm
  • At Home (etching), 1978
    unique etching (1st state)
    40 x 48.5 cm
  • Two (etching), 1978
    etching
    28.5 x 22 cm
  • Two (lithograph, sepia), 1978
    lithograph
    80 x 60 cm
  • The Retired Mechanic (lithograph), 1978
    lithograph (2 colours)
    59 x 80 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • At Home (lithograph) / No. 278, 1978
    lithograph (6 colours)
    40 x 58 cm
    Collections: National Gallery of Australia; Westmead Hospital, Sydney; Private collections
  • Children Playing in Carpark, 1978
    dry point etching (zinc)
    22 x 25.5 cm
  • Stephen and Tigger (etching), 1978
    soft ground etching
    40 x 59.5 cm
  • Casualty: Children's Hospital, 3 am (lithograph) / Outpatients, Children's Hospital, 1978
    lithograph (6 colours)
    61 x 80 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • The 470 at 6pm (Sydney Bus), 1978
    lithograph (6 colours)
    56 x 40 cm
    Collection: Westmead Hospital, Sydney
  • Pedestrian Crossing, no. 2, 1977
    lithograph (5 colours)
    53 x 80 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • The Gardener's Dream, no. 1, 1976
    lithograph (10 colours)
    52.5 x 76 cm
    Private collections, Australia
  • Byzantine Birthday, 1975
    lithograph (3 colours)
    38 x 53 cm (var.)
  • Slingshot, 1975
    woodcut
    63 x 47 cm
  • Tired Travellers, 1972
    stone lithograph
    38 x 56 cm
  • The Birthday Hat, 1972
    unique lithograph (3 colours)
    56 x 68 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Sister and Brother, Bleak Glebe, 1972
    stone lithograph
    56 x 38 cm
  • The Drummer, 1960
    dry point etching (aluminium)
    36 x 24 cm
  • Thieves at the Market, 1960
    unique stone lithograph
    31 x 51 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • The Tibetan / Old Tibetan, 1960
    dry point etching (aluminium)
    39 x 29 cm
  • The Worker / Working Man, 1960
    stone lithograph
    51 x 39 cm

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