CV & CHRONICLES OF FRANCISCO DE LA TORRE

March 30, 2017

Oddly enough, time spent in the studio has been about everything but painting. Sketching, while revisiting drawings and furniture design ideas from years past, the soup du jour at the new atelier....

March 25, 2017

Boxed pre-internet mementos, surrounded by them. They are making their presence felt in the new studio and demand release from their cages. Eager to start creating I decided to ignore them at firs...

February 23, 2017

We met a few years ago. Studio visits quickly turned into a solo show at Butter Gallery in 2014, and a friendship with many common interests. Today Jeffrey Noble joins me again at the Gesamtkunstw...

January 20, 2017

Working mostly as a freelance commercial artist from 1992-2002, a considerable part of my home was designated as studio space. It didn’t compare to the facilities afforded to me on years prior, wh...

January 6, 2017

Bare earth. Not a common occurrence in this subtropical landscape that surrounds me. Nature manages to sprout with life wherever possible, and cover all exposed dirt with vegetation as soon as the...

November 12, 2016

Every year I like to welcome Miami Art Week with our signature event titled Churned. It has become a tradition for us to host my latest musical obsession and a survey of the years’ exhibitions at...

October 22, 2016

Aquel que escribe, es el que habita;

el jardín que no marchita.

El que utiliza mi mano, para enviar un mensaje;

guiando el destino y ortogando una imagen.

In spurts and chunks they come, along with th...

October 16, 2016

It was a good yield on the harvest before the storm that never came. No human can eat that much fruit alone. Nature delivers it all at once, as if to force us to share or trade. Unheard of to trad...

April 28, 2016

Dora called it “tierra negra”. Her excitement over the darkest of soils was evident, even to a young child playing in grandma’s backyard. The emphasis she gave to the importance of quality soil st...

April 1, 2016

Validation comes in many different forms. And while It is not necessary to substantiate one’s existence; a top ten ranking in the competitive landscape of our city, reinforces the efforts made and...

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