“news” by Torreja Torreja

photo
10 x 16 inches
Price: $500.00

“an obsession with death, disappearance and the passing of time, informs and is reflected in each and every one of my works. i try to reach an impossible connection that leads me to a constant pursuit to discover the alternative realities beyond the primitive perceptions of our existence. It is a search to know and to feel the impenetrable that is manifested through the beauty that is found in the asymmetrical, the grotesque and the true religiosity of the uneven in our human condition.

My work tries to connect with the other-wordly, tries to attain insights into mysteries that transcend our human awareness as by direct communication with our intuition.”

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upcoming

09.16 GIAF – “We Don’t Know What Happened” – Governor’s Island – New York, NY

09.16 AUTOMAT – Collective – Philadelphia, PA

10.16 Starry Night Residency Program – Peruggia, Italy

shows

05.16 Tokyo International Art Fair – Tokyo, Japan

12.15 The Cotton Candy Machine Brooklyn Biennial – Group show – Brooklyn, NY

09.15 GIAF – “There’s No One Here But Ourselves” – Governor’s Island – New York, NY

03.12 “Esoteric Beauty” – Group show – Space Womb Gallery – New York, NY

08.11 “The Tragic and Inexplicable Case of the Girl with Four Eyes – Book publication and solo show – La Despensa – Lima, Peru

03.11 “Semblanzas de mujeres del mundo” – Group show – Art & Cultural Center – San Diego, CA

03.11 “La Hermandad: “Mujeres de ayer… Hoy y siempre” – Collective – Centro Cultural de la Raza – San Diego, CA

05.11 “Mujeres con Corazón” – Group show – Temporal en Casa de la Cultura de Playas – Tijuana, Mexico

05.11 “Mujeres con Corazón” – Group show – Art & Cultural Center – San Diego, CA

05.11 “Abstractos de Primavera “- Group show – Art & Cultural Center – San Diego, CA

06.11 “Art Around Adams”- Group show – San Diego, CA

6.10 “My Mind is a Revolving Door” (And I don’t know how to stop it) Solo show- Bruno Gallery, Lima, Peru

12.10 “Moments of Being” – Group show – Space Womb Gallery – New York, NY

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education

’09- ‘10 Art Students League – Drawing & Composition – New York, NY

‘05 Milton Glaser art program – School of Visual Arts – New York, NY

‘02 Digital Design – New York University – New York, NY

’96 – ’97 Multimedia Design – George Brown College – Toronto, Canada

’95 – ’96 Digital Design – George Brown College – Toronto, Canada

’92 – ’95 Graphic Design – Toulouse Lautrec Art and Design School – Lima, Peru

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press/ awards

2016 Not Random Art Interview

2016 Artist Feature Starry Night Programs

2016 Dubai’s International Emerging Artist Award – Shortlisted

2016 Illusion Magazine

2015 Top 5 installations to see at 4Heads governors island art fair (and some other favourites)