About the Artist

The Colombian artist, Milena Torres blends themes of female figures which represent her own people with graphic patterns.  She has traveled the Americas from Uruguay to the United States getting inspiration and working on her paintings and Murals. 


She has done individual exhibits in Germany and Colombia as well as numerous exhibits with other artists in Europe and Latin America.


Awards:

  • The Noma Concours award, organized by Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO in 2006

  • Two scholarship granted by the Colombian Government to promote local art.


As a curator, she has been organizing ¨El Antidoto¨ event for three consecutive years with the objective to promote not only recognized but also emerging artists with the participation of over 300 artists from 13 different countries.


She worked as a professor for over 10 years in Colombian Universities lecturing Art History and Illustration techniques.


Milena Torres recent artistic pursuits have taken her New York where she is working on a more plastic creation and experimenting with other techniques and material.