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York received his B.F.A. in Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh and his M.F.A. in Painting from the New York Academy of Art—graduating with honors from both institutions. He was a guest lecturer at Ripon College, in conjunction with his 2013 exhibition Wunderkammer. The artist moved to Brooklyn in 2001 and maintains his studio in the Maspeth neighborhood of Queens. York has shown in New York, St. Barthelemy, France, and throughout the Midwest.