Alexandra York

Internationally published author Alexandra York is founding president of American Renaissance for the Twenty-first Century (ART), a NYC-based 501 (C) (3) nonprofit educational foundation devoted to a rebirth of beauty and life-affirming values in all of the fine arts: Art-21.org

In addition to authoring five nonfiction books and three novels, Alexandra was for six years the Editor for ART Ideas, a quarterly arts and culture magazine and currently writes a regular Art and Culture column for NewsMax.com. Her books have been released in England, Australia, Mexico-South America-Spain (translations), and Russia (translation) as well as the US and Canada. American publishers of prescriptive nonfiction include Macmillan, McGraw-Hill, Van Nostrand, Ballantine, Berkley-Jove, and Book-of –the–Month Club. Her magazine and newspaper articles, book and movie reviews, and poetry have appeared in publications as varied as Reader’s Digest, Vital Speeches, The New York Times, USA Today, Vogue, New Woman, The Humanist, American Arts Quarterly, American Artist, and Confrontation Literary Journal.

In other media, she wrote and performed a bi-weekly feature on WPIX-TV Channel 11 Evening News in NYC and wrote-hosted two different talk shows for CBS Radio Network. She has been a guest on major talk shows, including “Today,” “Larry King Live,” “AM New York,” “AM Los Angeles,” “AM Philadelphia,” “Wake-Up Houston,” ABC’s “Eyewitness News,” and countless local and syndicated radio shows. In her early years as a performer in NYC, she appeared (along with stage and film work) as principal actor in dozens of TV and radio commercials in America and Europe, culminating that aspect of her career in a year-long tour of the U.S. as an exclusive TV spokeswoman for Clairol, Inc. In person, she has lectured extensively at Town Hall Celebrity Series, private organizations, corporations, universities, and cruise ships.

Alexandra received the 1997 Whiting Memorial Award for “Outstanding and Continued Contribution to the Advancement of Society” from the International Society for Philosophical Enquiry, an organization to which she has been elected Mentor. She serves on the Advisory Council of The Florence Academy of Art in Italy and the Board of Advisors for Art Renewal Center and Heartland Institute in America. She is listed in Who’s Who of American Women and Who’s Who in America.

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