Gustavo Torres is active/lives in California / Mexico. Gustavo Torres is known for sculpture-figure, animal.
Biography Gustavo Torres
Gustavo Torres is a sculptor of the human form. His bronze works are simple almost abstract figures which have a rough texture. His goal is to capture the spirit of the form with the least material as possible.
He began his education at the young age of 12 when he worked as an apprentice to artist Luis Larios in his hometown of Guadalajara in Mexico. Larios, who worked in bronze, plaster, stone and wood gave him an excellent education. Torres also credits the time he spent working in a foundry after college as critical to his career as he likes to work in all aspects of the sculpting process from creating the molds to the metal finishing and patina.
Torres creates figures which engage all five senses as well as what he calls t
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