Juan Ramiro Torres was born in Lima Peru and has lived in the United States since 1984. He graduated from Parsons School of Design (NY) in 1991, since then he has worked as Art Director of many newspapers.
He currently works as fine artist, art teacher, graphic designer and journalist.
His artwork has been exhibited in major events and galleries in the
United States and other countries (Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Argentina, New Zealand, Italy and France). He has been recognized with numerous honors and awards, and his works are part of important private and public collections.
As journalist, Juan Ramiro writes articles for several newspapers, and works for the TV show “La Revista Semanal” for Azteca TV.
“Every painting tells a story that one has lived. Therefore my work finds all it’s emotions, characters and scenery through my past. With the use of a contemporary language these subjects blend together to recreate
and enhance an event.”