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educator , writer , art critic

Alexandra York is an American writer, educator and art critic. She is known for her books such as "From the Fountainhead to the Future and Other Essays on Art and Excellence", "The Innocent", "Lying as a way of life: Corruption and Collectivism Come of Age in America" and others.


York was born in New York City, New York, United States.


York studied at Michigan State University and received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications Arts.


York began her career in 1977 and held different positions, including spokesperson for Clairol Inc., an actress in dozens of television and radio commercials in America and Europe, writer and talk show host at CBS Radio Network and performer in Off-Broadway and major regional theatre productions. Since 1977 she has been an author of such books such as "Back to basics natural beauty handbook", 1977, "From the fountainhead to the future and other essays on art and excellence", 2000, "The innocent", 2014 and others.

In 1990, she became an editor at the Atlantic Lady, where she worked for three years. Also in 1991, Alexandra took a position of a guest speaker and lecturer at Hillsdale College and held it until 2008. Also she worked as an art exhibition producer at Galleries and Fine Arts Centers from 1993 to 2008. The same years York held the position of an editor and publisher at American Renaissance for the Twenty-first Century. Since 1993 she has served as a founding president of the same foundation.

Also Alexandra has been a regular columnist at Newsmax Media since 2015. In addition, she is a guest speaker and lecturer on art, entertainment, theatre at universities, corporations, radio and tv shows, cruise ships and women`s clubs.


  • York`s novel "CROSSPOINTS: A Novel of Choice" received praise from The Wall Street Journal, V Magazine for Women, Laissez Faire Book Club and it has been translated into Russian and Spanish.

    She is published in England, Australia, Mexico, South America, Russia and Spain, as well as the United States and Canada. Alexandra is listed in Who's Who of American Women and Who's Who in America.



York is a member of the Authors Guild, National Arts Club, Rolls-Royce Owners' Club, Classic Car Club of America, Urasenke International Tea Ceremony Society.

She serves on the Advisory Council for the Florence Academy of Arts in Italy and the Policy Advisory Board for Heartland Institute in Chicago.


  • Other Interests

    Travelling, sports, cars

  • Music & Bands



Alexandra York is married to Barrett Randell.

Barrett Randell