Curated Artist Registry

The White Columns Curated Artist Registry is an online catalog of digital images documenting the work of artists who are not affiliated with a commercial gallery in New York City. Each submission is reviewed by our curatorial staff; in order to be considered for the registry, one must submit work digitally via this website.

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Sarah Tortora |




2013: Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

2013: MFA, Interdisciplinary Fine Art, University of Pennsylvania (UPenn). Certificate in Time Based & Interactive Media

2011: BS, Studio Art, Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT. Emphasis in Sculpture; Minor in Art History and Drawing.


Awards & Residencies

2016: Webb School of Knoxville, Artist in Residence, Knoxville, Tennessee

2015: Alice C. Cole 1942 Fellowship in Studio Art, Wellesley College

2014: Assets for Artists Grant Recipient, MASS MoCA & ArtHome

2014: Yaddo, Artist In Residence; Saratoga Springs, New York

2014: Jentel Artist Residency; Banner, Wyoming

2014: MacDowell Colony, Artist in Residence; Peterborough, New Hampshire

2013: Toby Devan Lewis Fellowship, The Toby Fund and the University of Pennsylvania

2013: Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Fellowship, The Halpern-Rogath Traveling Fellowship and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

2012: Stuart Egnal Scholarship Award, University of Pennsylvania

2012: Vermont Studio Center Fellowship; Johnson, VT



2016-present: Visiting Assistant Professor in Sculpture; Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

2013-2015: Adjunct Professor, Sculpture; Southern CT State University, New Haven, CT

2013: Assistant for Visual Studies: 3D Time/Space, with Matt Freedman and Brent Wahl, UPenn

2012: Assistant for Critical Issues Senior Seminar, with Ken Lum and Orkan Telhan, UPenn

2012: Teaching & Administrative Assistant, Art and Architecture Summer at Penn, UPenn

2012: Teaching Assistant for Drawing II, with Joan Wadleigh Curran, UPenn



2013-2014: Studio Art Lab Coordinator, Southern CT State University, New Haven, CT

2012-2013: Lecturer of Contemporary Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

2011-2013: Fabrication Laboratory & Welding Studio Technician, PennDesign, Philadelphia, PA

2011: Fine Arts Exhibition Assistant, PennDesign, Philadelphia, PA

2010-2011: Art Handler, Yale University School of Architecture, New Haven, CT

2010-2011: Sculpture Laboratory Assistant, Southern CT State University, New Haven, CT


Selected Solo Exhibitions

(* with publication)

2017    (forthcoming) Alice C. Cole Fellowship Exhibition, Jewett Art Gallery, Wellesley College

2016    Ascendants, Catskill Art Society, Livingston Manor, NY

Sarah Tortora, Reynolds Fine Art, New Haven, CT *

Fickle Ground, GRIN Contemporary, Providence, RI *

Webb School of Knoxville Artist-in-Residence Exhibition, Knoxville, TN

2015    As It Were, Wilde Gallery, Williams College; Williamstown, MA

2014    Yearning on the Diagonal, Haas Center for the Arts, Bloomsburg University, PA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017    (forthcoming) Women’s Work, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Vermont Studio Center & Western Connecticut State University; Danbury, CT

2016    (forthcoming) TBD, curated by Jacob Cartwright, 245 Varet; Brooklyn, NY

            (forthcoming) Darkwater Revival: After Terry Adkins, Arthur Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia, PA

Drishti, A Concentrated Gaze, 1285 Ave of the Americas, New York, NY

Diverted Reality, Evelyn. E. Jorgenson Gallery, Moberly Area Community College;

Moberly, MO


2015    Twice as Good, Boston Sculptors Gallery, Boston, MA

Both One and Another, Five Points Gallery, Torrington, CT

Coming of Age, Sharon Arts Center | New Hampshire Institute of Art; Peterborough, NH

Convergence: Assets for Artists Fellows Exhibition, DownStreet Art; North Adams, MA

Summer Exhibition, Marin Museum of Contemporary Art; Novato, CA


2014    Whitney Houston Biennial 2, Julius Caesar; Chicago, IL

144 Rooftop Show, 144 Spencer Street; Brooklyn, NY

Humanities and Home, Institute for Humanities Research, Arizona State University

Placemaking featured in RDE Vol. 1/1; Raison d’Être Collective; Chicago, IL


2013    Photographic Being, Jeffrey Leder Gallery; New York, NY

Place/Non-place: Locality in the Digital Age, Venice Arts Gallery; Venice, CA

Exposed, Helen Day Art Center; Stowe, VT

Penn MFA Thesis Exhibition; Chung King Road, Los Angeles, CA; curated by Alex Klein and Christian Siekmeier


2012    Politicizing Aesthetics, John A. Day Gallery; University of South Dakota

215/610 Sculpture Exhibition, Delaware County Community College; Media, PA.

2012 Summer Photography Exhibition, The Lunch Box Gallery; Miami, FL

Art and Architecture Summer at Penn, Addams Gallery; UPenn, Philadelphia, PA

VOX VIII, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Adirondack Chairs Re-Interpreted, The Morris Arboretum, Philadelphia, PA

Safeword, Meyerson Gallery; UPenn, Philadelphia, PA






Take a Seat! Adirondack Chairs Re-Interpreted. NPR/WHYY. May 2012.

New Artist Feature. David Andrew Frey and Tema Stauffer, CultureHall. September 2012

Grin Reapers, Andrea Feldman, Take Magazine, April/May 2016

Featured Show, Artsy. May 2016


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