Brooke White

Professor of Art

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Brooke White has taught Imaging Arts at the University of Mississippi since 2005, and embraces, a cross- disciplinary approach to lens-based image-making that intersects traditional analog techniques with digital strategies.

Research Interests

  • Place, memory, and time serve as the core concepts of my creative practice.
  • Landscape and nature serve as primary subjects to unearth their role in establishing geographical and personal identities.
  • Analog and digital photography, video, handmade artist’s books, and alternative photographic processes are central to my process.


Brooke White (b. 1975, Hampstead, NH) currently lives in Oxford, Mississippi, where she is Professor of Art and Area Head of imaging arts at the University of Mississippi in Oxford, MS. As an artist White embraces, a cross-disciplinary lens-based approach to image making that combines traditional analog techniques alongside digital strategies. For the past twenty years she has made work about the landscape, nature and our response to place. She sees the landscape as a place of refuge and her projects investigate concepts surrounding place, memory, and time, and the roles they play in establishing identity. White’s work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, most notably at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS, Mamia Bretesche Gallery, Marseilles & Paris, France, and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA. She has been a Senior Fulbright Scholar in Bangalore, India and her work has been published in Give and Take: Motherhood and the Creative Process, Demeter Press, Aint Bad Magazine, and the Oxford American.


2023, Meditations on the Landscape, Sense of South I, Encaustic Photography, University Press, Jackson, MS
2022, Nurturing a Creative Practice: Mothers who Make, Brooke White and Wanderings, Demeter Press.
2021, Mississippi Invitational 2021, Brooke White, Mississippi Museum of Art, exhibition catalogue.
2019, Mississippi Invitational 2019, Brooke White, Mississippi Museum of Art, exhibition catalogue.
2018, Wierich, Jochen, PhD, Picturing Mississippi, 1817 – 2017: Land of Plenty, Pain, and Promise, University of Mississippi Press, November 2017.


B.F.A. Art, Alfred University (1999)

MFA Art, Cornell University-Endowed Colleges (2003)