- Printmaking, screenprinting
- IU Bloomington
Studio Arts Annex 121
Originally from the northern woods of Minnesota, Tonja Torgerson received a B.F.A. from the University of Minnesota and a M.F.A. in Printmaking at Syracuse University. Her artwork is regularly exhibited nationally and internationally; and is a part of numerous private and museum collections, including the Weisman Art Museum and the Minnesota Museum of American Art.
Torgerson has taught at the Penland School of Crafts, Kansas City Art Institute, and West Virginia Wesleyan College. She has been a resident artist at AIR: Artist Image Resource of Pittsburgh, Fogo Island in Newfoundland, Canada; Lawrence Arts Center, and New York Mills, Minnesota. Her recent work deals with death and the impermanent nature of the body.