Torey Thornton

What Angel Do You Look Towards When You Are Damning Your Tears, Sweet Sis, 2016
Acrylic paint, corrugated plastic, collage, wood, graphite, and nail polish on wood panel
79 x 64 inches
200.66 x 162.56 cm


b. 1990, Macon, GA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY


The Cooper Union, BFA


Rapport Vroom, Shane Campbell Gallery – Lincoln Park, Chicago, IL
Sir Veil, Albright–Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY

Kneed a Sea Ware Groin, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK

Some Narrow SleepingOHWOW Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Oh Strange, That’s Your Name, Galerie TORRI, Paris, France

Agro Fiddling, Karma, New York, NY


Whitney Biennial, Curated by Mia Locks and Christopher Y. Lew, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Third Space /shifting conversations about contemporary art, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

Extensions Made To Trouble Transformation, with Eric Mack, Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France
Goulding the Lolly, curated by Brian Belott, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY
Theories of Modern Art, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK
Before Sunrise, Karma, Amagansett, NY
Paper in Practice, Moran Bondaroff, Los Angeles, CA
A Shape That Stands Up, curated by Jamillah James, Art + Practice, Los Angeles, CA
SURRREAL, Koenig Galerie, Berlin, Germany

Constellation, curated by Amanda Hunt, The Studio Museum in Harlem, NY
We will begin by drawing, we shall continue to draw, and then we shall draw some more, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Rigor Raging Rigger, (two person w/ Colin Foster), Freddy Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Love For Three Oranges, Curated by KARMA, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Third Heat: Gina Beavers, Brian Belott, Annie Pearlman, Torey Thornton, CANADA, New York, NY
Call and Response, Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York, NY
Eagles II, Marlborough, Madrid, Spain

The Great Figure, The Journal, Brooklyn, NY
Live And Let Die, Modern Art, London, UK
New Image Painting, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, Il
Don’t Look Now, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
Forever, Metropolitan Art Society, Beirut, Lebanon
Still Life With Woodpecker, Halsey Mckay, East Hampton, NY
Beware Of The Stares, 247365, Brooklyn, NY

Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast, Rod Barton, London, UK
Draw Gym, Curated by Brian Belott, 247365, Brooklyn, NY

Infamous Amplification, Hpgrp, New York, NY
Burnt Grits Where I Died, 41 Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
Ten Ten, Jason Alexander, New York, NY

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Chicago, IL
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY