Cate White b. 1971 spent her youth in the back-woods culture of Northern California, until she started painting at age 30 and moved to the San Francisco Bay Area. For 12 years she developed her painting practice while working as a gardener. Her work became publicly visible in 2014 with the ProArts 2x2 Solos Exhibition, followed by the Tournesol Award from Headlands Center for the Arts, residencies including one fully-funded, year-long residency in Roswell, New Mexico, a Master Artist residency with Joan Snyder at Atlantic Center for the Arts, four solo shows and multiple group shows in the Bay Area and beyond. Currently, her work is being exhibited in the Bay Area Now 8 triennial at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts and she recently accepted an invitation from Mills College to be in residence in 2019 as part of their Art+Process+Ideas.