Jonathan Torres (1983, Puerto Rico) / ejonathantorres@gmail.com / jonathantorres.net

                                                                 


EDUCATION

  • 2012 - MFA Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY.
  • 2009 - MBA (Painting), Escuela de Artes Plásticas, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 2006 - AD Graphic Design, Escuela de Diseño de Altos de Chavón/Parsons, República Dominicana

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
 

  • 2014 - "Off of the Head", Roberto Paradise, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 2013 - “Cody”, Roberto Paradise, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 2011 - "Chochanchu", Roberto Paradise, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 2009 - “Bozo Relinquishes the Rainbow", Area Lugar de Proyectos, Caguas, Puerto Rico



GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

  • - Ghost Gallery, Best Friends for Never, Curated by Natalia Viera, Brooklyn, NY

2017

  • - Andrew Edlin, Et Tu, Art Brute, Curated by Jamie Sterns, New York, NY
  • - Park Place Gallery, Fat File, Curated by Michael Holden and Peter Schenck, Brooklyn, NY
  • - Park Place Gallery, Beyond Curated by Michael Holden, Brooklyn, NY

2016

  • - Sotheby's No Reserve, NYC
  • - Material, The National Museum of Puerto Rican Art and Culture, Chicago, Ill
  • - The Air Condition by Satan, curated by Hector Madera, Art Lab, Santurce, Puerto Rico

2015

  • - Muestra Nacional, ICP, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • - Materia, La Productora, Santurce, Puerto Rico 

2014

  

  • - "Supermacho" Active Space curated by Cristina Tufiño, Brooklyn, New York
  • - "Tropicaliptico" Museo de Arte Contemporaneo MAC, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • - “Renuncias y Adaptaciones” Antigua Arsenal de la Marina, San Juan, PR

2013

  • - "The Diplomat" curated by Carlos Rodriguez, Brooklyn, New York  
  • - "Arte y Azar", Museo de Arte de Ponce, Puerto Rico  
  • -“Puerto Rico: Puerta al Paisaje”, Museo de Arte Contempóraneo, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • -“Santurce es Ley 4” La Productora, San Juan, Puerto Rico   
  • -"O te peinas o te haces Rolos" La Productora, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2012  

  • - “Roberto Paradise”, Josh Lilley Gallery, London, United Kingdom
  • - Gary Snyder gallery, Fresh curated by John Yau, New York City, New York

2011

  • -  Nuestro negocio es la corporación, curated by Marina Reyes, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • - "Signos Vitales", Museo de Arte Contempóraneo, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • - Open Studios, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York  
  • - “Hybrid life forms” (curated by Jiyoun Lee), Space Project, Brooklyn, New York
  • - Los desajolados (curated by Elsa Meléndez), Museo de Arte de Caguas, Caguas, Puerto Rico
  • - “A Person of color/a mostly orange exhibition” (curated by José Lerma), Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2010 -

  • - Open Studio, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York  
  • -“A Feast of Fools” (curated by Sarvia Jasso), Second Floor Brooklyn, New York
  • -“Santurce es Ley 2”, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • - Open studios, La Corporación, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2009

  • - "Chiquitolina", Centro Curatorial La 15, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • - “Muestra Nacional”, Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • -  “Segunda Trienal Poligráfica: Publica 3” (curated by Adriano Pedrosa, Jens Hoffman, Julieta González and Beatriz Santiago), San Juan, Puerto Rico 2009
  • - Inaugural exhibition, Task, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • - “Superavit”, Centro Curatorial La 15, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2008

  • - “Ocupación”, =DESTO, Parque Luis Muñoz Rivera, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • -  “Morning Glory”, Torres Residence, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • - "Papel/Ciudad", Museo de Arte de Caguas, Caguas, Puerto Rico
  • -  “When I grow up?”, Galería 356 San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • -“Publica 3”, Area Lugar de Proyectos, Caguas, Puerto Rico

2007

  • -“Pop Art”, Galería Petrus, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • - “Publica 1”, =DESTO, San Juan, Puerto Rico

  

 

FAIRS

  • 2014 - NADA Art Fair (with Roberto Paradise), New York City, New York
  • 2013 -  NADA Art Fair (with Roberto Paradise), Miami, Florida /  Pinta Art Fair (with Roberto Paradise), New York City, New York /  NADA Art Fair (with Roberto Paradise), New York City, New York /  La Mini, La Productora (solo booth), Santurce, Puerto Rico
  • 2012 - NADA Art Fair (with Roberto Paradise), Miami, Florida / The Dependent Art Fair (with Roberto Paradise), New York City, New York
  • 2011 - The Dependent Art Fair (with Roberto Paradise), New York City, New York / ArteBa (with Arcos Dorados Foundation), Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2008 - CIRCA (with Perpetual Art Machine), San Juan, Puerto Rico

PRESS

  • Beautiful Decay, NADA Art Fair Miami 2013 Highlights, 12/7/13 by Victoria Casal-Data
  • Flash Art on web, Jonathan Torres Roberto Paradise - San Juan (Puerto Rico) 11/9/13 by Paco Barragán
  • El Metro, Un Artista Boricua que exhibe en Puerto Rico,  by Celina Nogueras
  • Artlyst, Roberto Paradise: An exhibition from San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Art observed, New York: The dependent Art fair at the Sheraton Hotel on 26th st, 03/04/2011


AWARD AND RECOGNITIONS

  • 2016 - Alice C Cole Fellowship (nominee)
  • 2015 - Best solo show exhibition "Off of the head" (nominee) Premios AICA (asociación internacional critico de arte)
  • 2014 - Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
  • 2012 - Charles G. Shaw Award, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, New York
  • 2012 - Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant (nominee), New York City, New York
  • 2011 - Fundación Arcos Dorados/ArteBa, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 2009 - Solista, Area Lugar de Proyectos, Caguas, Puerto Rico