biography

Torrance York, an artist and educator, earned an MFA in photography from Rhode Island School of Design and a BA from Yale.

 

In 2010 York was awarded a Connecticut Artist Fellowship grant from the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism. She has exhibited in solos shows at Littlejohn Contemporary and Silvermine Galleries in New Canaan, CT, ROOM in Greenwich, CT, the New Canaan Library, and Thos. Moser in New York City, among others. She was one of twelve artists included in the regional Radius: Emerging Artists 2007 exhibition co-organized by the Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum and the Ridgefield Guild of Artists. Other group shows have included: Waveny – Now and Then at the New Canaan Historical Society (2017), Photography Now 2006 at the Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY, Topos: Brooklyn at the Nelson Hancock Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, Land-marks at 22 Haviland Street Gallery in South Norwalk, CT and Environmental Visions: Beauty and Fragility at the Haskins Laboratory Galleries in New Haven, CT. As the winner of the IMAGES 2013  photography exhibition at the Fairfield Museum and History Center she exhibited her portrait work, Traces, at Southport Galleries in Southport, CT. 

 

York serves on the Board of the Educational Video Center in NYC where she formerly taught documentary video. She is an Artist Guild Member of Silvermine Arts Center. Her photography is represented in New York by Littlejohn Contemporary. 

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