Tori Ellison, a MacDowell Colony fellow and mid-Atlantic region NEA finalist, has designed five of Fisher’s operas, recently MONTICELLO WAKES, whose LA world premiere featured her bronze sculpture Self Evident (for Sally Hemings), commissioned by the city of Inglewood, CA.
Tori has exhibited her work in eleven states and abroad, including at the Portland Art Museum Biennial, the Bellevue Art Museum Annual, Paris Gibson Square Museum, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, New York’s PaineWebber Art Gallery, Winston Wachter Gallery, China’s Shenzhen Art Institute, and NYU’s Grey Art Gallery, in a show curated by Andy Warhol Museum director Thomas Sokolowski. Her work is in the collections of Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, Jordan Schnitzer, the City of Seattle, Janine Wang (of C.C. Wang Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art), and the Portland Art Museum.
TORI ELLISON, visual artist
MIKAWA, a sound and sculpture installation with Garrett Fisher and visual artist Tori Ellison will be premiered at Jack Straw’s New Media Gallery September 29 - December 8, 2017.