visual artist - textiles - sculpture

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY                      (Over time these articles will become available for viewing)


Art & Design Publications:

“Textiles: The Art of Mankind” Mary Schoeser, Thames & Hudson, London. 2012

“Art Textiles of the World” Australia vol. 2” Ed. Matthew Koumis, Telos Publishing, U.K. 2007

“Melbourne Design Guide” Ed. Viviane Stappmanns and Ewan McEoin Pub: lab.3000. 2006

“Handmade in Melbourne” Jan Phyland & Janet De Silva GSP Books, Melbourne



“Group Exchange” 2nd Tamworth Fibre Textile Biennial. 2014

“Walking the Merri: From Source to Confluence” Rebecca Mayo. Project Space, RMIT 2014

“Time” 2013

“Walk” Catalogue. NETS Victoria. ISBN 0 9802977 2 9. 2nd Ed. 2009

“In the World: head, hand, heart” 17th Tamworth Fibre Textile Biennial. 2006

“The Presence of things: Sense, Veneer and Guise” (NETS) Victoria. 2006

“Medalling…eight designers on a quest” Festival Melbourne, 2006

“Newhaven Art Exhibition” Catalogue. Birds Australia, 2005

“Whitework” Martine Murray, Catalogue Essay. Craft Victoria

“Un Wrapped” Australian Fashion and Textile Design. Asialink. 2003


Ghostnets Puppet Play:

“Ghostnets Moa Island Puppets” Textile Fibre Forum, pp.46-48 Issue 2, No. 102, 2011

“Emotional Puppet Show a Triumph at St Pauls” Torres News, p.6.  27 October – 2 November 2010

“Ghost net puppets tell the stories of the Moa Islanders” Torres News, p.10.  13-19 October 2010



Ilka White interview with NETS Victoria.

“Great South-West Arts Walk” Regional Arts Vic. Groundwork, Issue 3, Winter 2006


Desert: Newhaven

“Art finds wings in spirit of land” The Age, Metro p.21 October 6, 2005

“Back to the Heart” The Weekend Australian Magazine, July 30-31 2005



“White on White” Vogue Living, pp.69-72 July/August 2004

Craft Culture – Rachel Gorman

ARENA Magazine

“Light switch” Site upfront,  Monument  magazine

“Whitework” Textile Fibre Forum, pp.22-23 Vol. 23, Issue 3, No.75, 2004

“Whitework” Catalogue Essay, Martine Murray


Churchill Fellowship:

“Pattern and Place” Craft, Vol. 32.No.241 1/2001



“Aboard the good ship Nicholas” The Age. A2 p. 20. 25 March 2006

“Domestic arts in the white cube” Artlink, pp.56-58 Vol.25 #1 March 2005

“Artist Profile: Ilka White” ARTicle; The Journal of Art Education Victoria. Vol. 9, No.1. Autumn 2007

“Presence of things: sense, veneer and guise” Craft Culture – Issue 12, No. 254. 2006

“Fabricated Statements” Melbourne Magazine, pp.53-58 Issue 026 February 2005

“Essential Women: Ilka White – Textile Designer-Maker” Essence Magazine

“Looming In Time: The Textiles of Ilka White” Indesign, pp.56-58 November 2004

“The Art of Craft” Vogue Living, pp.58-60 December/January 2003

“Signature Touch” The Age, (The Culture) Cover & p. 3 December 2002

“Design Atlas” Monument 51, pp. 71-88 October/ November 2002

“Taking the Cloth” Monument 39, pp.90-93 December/January 2000 – 2001

“Fabric of Society” Australian Style, No 50 pp. 26-27, April 2001