Juan Ramiro Torres was born in Lima Peru in 1965 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. Ramiro currently works as fine artist, art teacher, journalist and graphic designer.
His artwork has been exhibited in major events, museums and galleries in the United States and other countries like Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia, Argentina, Dominican Republic, New Zealand, Italy and France. He has also been recognized with numerous honors and awards, and his works are part of important private and public collections.
“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 or a person.”