Tor has been interested in drawing and painting throughout his entire life. He was an art teacher for 34 years in the Saugerties Central School District, retired now, and able to devote more time to his own art. Tor was originally an oil painter and has had experience in watercolor. He continues to paint in oils but has also been painting in acrylics on board and canvas. Tor is a realist painter of still life, portraits and landscape. His present interest is in painting landscapes that have a sense of our Ulster County Catskills environs. His resume includes numerous shows and awards for his work over the past forty years.