Caroga Arts welcomes General Manager

Welcome, Torrance Fish!

Caroga Arts welcomes Torrance Fish, newest member of the team serving as General Manager.

Torrance is a Fulton County native growing up 10 minutes from Sherman’s and greatly enjoyed the park in his youth. Torrance is a regionally exhibiting artist, educator, and has held various artistic non-profit positions for the past two decades. His work has been shown throughout the northeast and he has won several awards for his sculpture. Torrance has also been commissioned for numerous projects including the University Torch for the University at Albany and Nightfire for Albany’s 60th Tulip Festival. He proudly won the first place award for his parade float Somethin’ Fishy at the 2018 Northville Doin’s.

Since 2010, Torrance has been an arts instructor at Fulton Montgomery Community College having taught a variety of visual arts courses and was nominated for the 2013-2014 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Adjunct Teaching. He has worked at the Tang Museum at Skidmore College for fifteen years in roles of Senior Preparator, Head of Installations, and Building Manager. He has also managed The Hub maker space at Skidmore, worked at Func Art Design, The Fields Sculpture Park at Art Omi, been on the Albany Center Gallery Exhibition Committee, chair for the Saratoga County artist grant panel, a juror for local art shows and Curator for the exhibition, Powers of Ten at the Perrella Gallery.

Torrance began his college education at Fulton Montgomery Community College, earning an A.A. in Visual Fine Arts, transferred to SUNY Potsdam to complete his B.A. in Studio Art and completed his studies at The University at Albany with an M.A. and M.F.A in sculpture.

Caroga Arts is pleased to welcome Torrance to the team!


Staying Home?
Enjoy Virtual Performances by CLMF Artists!

Amid the coronavirus outbreak, many of us our left to stay inside as events are cancelled across the country. Here are some of our favorite videos featuring or created by CLMF Artists you can enjoy from your home!

Dvořák: Symphony No. 8 by Seattle Symphony – Can you spot our CLMF Artists Andy Liang, violin (CLMF ’13-’20) and Nathan Chan, cello (CLMF ’18-’19)?
Earth, Wind & Fire “September” – A JHMJams production, founded by Ken Kubota, cello (CLMF ’14-’20), the cover video features six of our CLMF Artists at Nick Stoner Inn.
The Capenters “Top of the Wold” – Here’s another cover video by JHMJams this time featuring Caroga Arts board member Nancy Purcell with CLMF Artists at the Caroga Chapel.
Jacob Collier “Improvisation” arr. KASA – The prize-winning KASA Quartet was formed in Caroga Lake in 2016 by four CLMF Artists who have been playing together in Caroga Lake since 2014.
The Hit Points “Athletic Theme (Super Mario World)” – The Hit Points featuring Canada Lake native and SAUNDERSFEST co-founder Geoffrey Saunders, bass (CLMF ’16-’20).