Thomas Torak Thomas Torak

Thomas Torak is a modern master painter working in the classical tradition. His paintings are known for their breadth and luminosity, rich color and lively brushwork. In 2008 he was invited join the staff of the Art Students League of New York as an instructor of portraiture and figure painting. His paintings have been recognized with the American Artists Professional League Medal of Honor, the Audubon Artists Gold Medal of Honor, the Allied Artists of America Silver Medal of Honor, and the Academic Artists Gold Medal. His painting The Artist was purchased by the Masur Museum of Art in Monroe, LA and his painting Onions is in the permanent collection of the Art Students League.

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