b. 1998 in Virginia Beach, Virginia
Living + working in Charlottesville, VA


2021    B.A., Studio Art & Cognitive Science Double Major, University of Virginia

Solo Exhibitions

2022    Works by Tori Cherry, Mary Baldwin University, Staunton, VA

2022    As It Is Now, Studio IX, Charlottesville, VA

2021    In Good Time, Welcome Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2021    The Presence of Absence, Thesis Exhibition, Charlottesville, VA 

Group Exhibitions

2023    Cracked: Incubator Studio Final Exhibition, McGuffey Art
        Center, Charlottesville, VA

2023    Black Joy Is: Ferocious, Fearless, Forever, Female, For
, Piedmont Virginia Community College (PVCC), Charlottesville, VA
             curation: Veronica Jackson 

2022    4tímar., Korpúlfsstaðir, Reyjavik, Iceland

2022    Spiraling, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA

2022    Pink, Ruffin Alumni Exhibition, Ruffin Hall, Charlottesville, VA
              curation: Caroline Carter & Brendan O’Donnell

2022    three twenty, Ruffin Hall, Charlottesville, VA

2022    an ordinary feeling w/ Maya Kim + Emma Hitchcock, Ruffin Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2022    Face to Face: International, The Bridge PAI, Charlottesville, VA

2022    We Are Our Ancestors’ Wildest Dreams, Studio IX, Charlottesville, VA

2022    Lay My Burdens Down, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA 

2021    New City Artist Exchange 2021-22, Welcome Gallery, Charlottesville, VA

2021    In Her World, Voltz Clarke Gallery, NYC

2021    m!trigger Virtual Exhibition
             curation: Ben Saucier & Cristina Villegas

2021    The Spaces Between, Ruffin Hall, Charlottesville, VA             
             curation: Eleanore Neumann & Meaghan Walsh

Fellowships & Residencies

2022    SÍM Residency: Korpúlfsstaðir, Reykjavik, Iceland

2022-23    McGuffey Incubator Artist, McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA

2021-22    Aunspaugh Post-Baccalaureate Fellowship, University of Virginia


2023 - present    Associate Member of McGuffey Art Center (Charlottesville, VA)

2023 - present    Secretary of the Charlottesville Black Arts Collective

Publications & Press

2022    Cville Weekly | Getting to Know: Tori Cherry

2022    Studio IX | Artist Spotlight: Tori Cherry

2021    New City Arts | 7x7x7 Interview Series: Tori Cherry

2020    Soal, Vol. 1 by Emily Rune

2020    In Times of Crisis, We Make Art by Zoe Hall, RVA Magazine

Jury/Selection Committee Work

2022    Second Street Gallery Teeny Tiny Trifecta 5 

2024    “I Belong” Visual Arts Luminary Selection Committee (PVCC/VCCS)