(1939 - 2001)
John Torres was active/lived in Rhode Island, Virginia. John Torres is known for sculptor-massive abstract, painter.
Biography John Torres
The following is from the Times Dispatch, Richmond, VA; June 4, 2001
John Torres is dead at 62
Prayer gathering slated Tuesday for sculptor-educator
BY HEIDI MULIK
TIMES-DISPATCH STAFF WRITER Jun 04, 2001
A prayer gathering will be held Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Shockoe Bottom Arts Center to remember the life of Harvard-educated sculptor and educator John Torres.
Mr. Torres died Wednesday in a Poughkeepsie, N.Y., hospital after suffering complications from a diabetic seizure on his way home from a trip to a Rutland, Vt. quarry. He was 62 and had lived in Richmond since 1977.
He was a painter, a teacher, a photographer and a writer, but he was best known for his massive stone-carved sculptures that earn
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