Lain York is a native Nashville painter. The current work continues to reference museum catalogs and historic records.
Lain York is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Knoxville and is a former board member of the untitled artist group and Fugitive Art Center/Projects.
His work is represented in the permanent collections of the Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission, Tennessee State Museum, and the Music City Center. His work can also be found in private and corporate collections including the Savannah College of Art and Design and EMI Los Angeles. He is represented by zeitgeist gallery.