Charity White is a figurative ceramicist, artist educator, and community activist. She was raised in Oak Park, IL. She received two degrees from The University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, a BFA in Crafts from in 2008 and a EdM in Art education in 2010. Her research is rooted in an interdisciplinary and social practice approach to art and art education. This has propelled her into a variety of academic realms including race relations, gender studies, religious studies, and socio-economics. Following the completion of her first masters she taught high school art in the South Side of Chicago and west suburbs. White received her Masters of Fine Arts in Ceramics from the University of Florida in 2016. She is currently exhibiting nationally and living in Chicago, IL where she is the recipient of the Newberry Library’s Arthur and Lila Weinberg Fellowship for Independent Researchers and the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant.