Biography

YOLLY TORRES

Education

Universidad de Los Andes, Bogotá, Colombia
Master in Fine Arts, 1973.

David Manzur Art School, Bogotá, Colombia
Drawing workshop, 1974.

Universidad de La Sabana, Bogotá, Colombia
Arts Education, 1977.

Universita Di Padova, Padova, Italy
Portrait workshop, 1983.

Exhibitions

2012, Bayshore Festival of the Arts, Naples, Florida
2006, Festival of the Arts at The District, Henderson, Nevada
2005, Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, Nevada
2003, Arts Center, St Petersburg, Florida
2001, Arts Center, St Petersburg, Florida
1990, Clark County Library, Las Vegas, Nevada
1989, Institute for the Culture, Aruba, N.A.
1987, Colombian Consulate, Miami, Florida
1984, Maroli Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia
1983, Galleria Il Punto, Padova, Italy
1981, Aragua Salon, Maracay, Venezuela
1980, Casa D’Italia, Maracay, Venezuela
1979, Chamber of Commerce Gallery, Maracay, Venezuela
1979,Chase Manhattan Bank Gallery, Panama City, Panama
1978, Maroli Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia
1978, Luís-Ángel Arango Library, Bogotá, Colombia
1977, BCH Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia
1976, Quiddins Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia

Awards

2001, Tampa Hispanic Heritage Poster Contest, Tampa, Florida
1981, Aragua Salon, Maracay, Venezuela

Permanent Collections

Chase Manhattan Bank, Panama City, Panama
Institute for the Culture, Aruba
David Cox Elementary School, Henderson, Nevada
Colombian Consulate, Miami, Florida
Luis Ángel Arango Library, Bogotá, Colombia
Banco Central Hipotecario, Bogotá, Colombia
Avianca Headquarters, Bogotá, Colombia
Colombian Surgeons Board, Bogotá, 21 Presidents portraits
12 religious miniatures for the stoles of the Cardinals, Vatican City, Italy
Xavier Levesque Art Collection, Paris, France

Public Art

Commission: Six murals – Environmental Quality and Human Services Departments, Salt Lake City, Utah
Commission: Mural – David Cox Elementary School, Henderson, Nevada
Commission: Six murals – United States Botanic Garden, Washington D.C.
Finalist: Utah State University, Vernal EERC Project. Utah 2010

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