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
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51 Works to view Page 1 2

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, 2010
    blockprint
    60.5 x 80.5 cm
  • Goose Camp Kakadu: Moonrise at Sunset (hand-coloured), 2010
    hand-coloured blockprint
    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, 1992
    woodcut
    60 x 80 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Blind (ultramarine blue), 1991
    lithograph
    41 x 61 cm
  • To Let (The Diabetic Evicted from The Rocks), 1990
    lithograph (stone)
    57 x 38 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Cry Freedom: Apartheid, 1990
    blockprint
    57 x 38 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • To Let (The diabetic, evicted from The Rocks) (black), 1990
    lithograph (stone)
    57 x 38 cm
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  • Cry Freedom: Apartheid (red & mauve), 1989
    lithograph
    57 x 38 cm
    Collection: Fredrikstad Museum
  • Massacre (Tiananmen Square), 1989
    fibreboard blockprint
    57 x 38 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Massacre (unique, coloured), 1989
    hand-coloured blockprint
    57 x 38 cm
  • Fenced In (Kent St, The Rocks, Sydney), 1988
    lithograph
    28 x 26 cm
  • Cliff-hanger, 1988
    lithograph
    18 x 18 cm
  • Ward 4 (Rozelle Hospital, Callan Park), 1986
    lithograph
    76 x 56 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Ward 4: Callan Park Hospital, 1986
    hand-coloured lithograph (unique)
    76 x 56 cm
    Ward 4 (Intensive Psychiatric Care Unit) was in the Kirkbride Building in 1986; it is now part of Sydney College of the Arts.
  • The Story, 1985
    lithograph
    57 x 76 cm
  • A Month in the Life of a Sydney Schoolboy, 1984
    lithograph
    51 x 70 cm
  • Mise-en-scène, 1984
    lithograph
    76 x 56 cm
  • The Ghost of Kabbarli: Daisy Bates (3-colour lithograph), 1983
    lithograph
    60 x 80 cm
  • Thelma of Wilcannia, 1983
    woodcut
    62 x 79 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Thelma, 1983
    lithograph
    57 x 38 cm
  • The Empty Chair, 1980
    lithograph
    40 x 61 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • The Gardener's Dream, No. 2, 1980
    lithograph
    60 x 80 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Woman of Bavaria, 1980
    lithograph
    60 x 80 cm
  • Marienplatz (Munich) No. 1, 1980
    lithograph
    38 x 57 cm
  • Olympiazentrum (Munich), 1980
    lithograph
    43 x 63 cm
  • Munich Shoppers, 1980
    lithograph
    38 x 57 cm
  • Lederhosen, 1980
    lithograph
    38 x 57 cm
  • Marienplatz No. 2, 1980
    lithograph (on mulberry paper)
    43 x 62 cm
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  • The 470 at 6pm (Sydney Bus), 1978
    lithograph
    56 x 40 cm
    Collection: Westmead Hospital, Sydney
  • Casualty: Children's Hospital, 3am (6-colour lithograph), 1978
    lithograph
    61 x 80 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Stephen and Tigger, 1978
    soft-ground etching
    40 x 59.5 cm
  • Children Playing in Car-Park, 1978
    dry-point etching
    22 x 25.5 cm
  • At Home (6-colour lithograph), 1978
    lithograph
    40 x 58 cm
    Collections: National Gallery of Australia; Westmead Hospital, Sydney

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  • The Retired Mechanic (2-colour lithograph), 1978
    lithograph
    59 x 80 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • Two (sepia), 1978
    lithograph
    80 x 60 cm
    Collection: Mornington Peninsula Regional Gallery
  • Two, 1978
    etching
    28.5 x 22 cm
  • At Home (line etching), 1978
    etching
    40 x 48.5 cm
  • Two (coloured), 1978
    lithograph
    80 x 55 cm
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  • Two (black), 1978
    lithograph
    80 x 60 cm
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  • Pedestrian Crossing, 1977
    lithograph
    53 x 80 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia
  • The Gardener's Dream, No. 1, 1976
    lithograph
    52.5 x 76 cm
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  • Slingshot, 1975
    woodcut
    63 x 47 cm
  • Byzantine Birthday, 1975
    lithograph
    38 x 53 cm (var.)
  • Sister and Brother: Bleak Glebe, 1972
    lithograph
    56 x 38 cm
  • The Birthday Hat, 1972
    lithograph (unique)
    56 x 68 cm
  • Tired Travellers, 1972
    lithograph (stone)
    38 x 56 cm
  • Worker, 1960
    lithograph (stone)
    51 x 39 cm
  • The Tibetan, 1960
    dry-point etching (aluminium)
    39 x 29 cm
  • Thieves at the Market, 1960
    lithograph (stone, unique)
    31 x 51 cm
    Collection: National Gallery of Australia

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