b. 1976 in Ecuador, Based in New York City.


CONTACT torresboris@gmail.com 

GENERAL INFORMATION Born in Ecuador in 1976 and based in New York City. 

SELECTED SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS 2018 Drawings, Collages and Paintings, Bowman Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA 2016 Guys & Dolls, Beige, Memphis, TN (solo) 2014 Boris Torres-Gemälde und Zeichnungen, Prinz Eisenherz, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Midnite, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, Canada (solo)
En Carne Viva, La Naranjilla Mecánica, Quito, Ecuador (solo)
Boris Torres: Recent Paintings, The Gay & Lesbian Center, New York, NY (solo)
Cast Of Characters, The LGBT Center, New York, NY Transindiciplinar, Museo Universitario MUCE, Quito, Ecuador El Orden Natural De Las Cosas, Casa De La Cultura, Quito, Ecuador  2017
Found, Leslie-lohman Museum, New York, NY
Art Aids America, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, Bronx Museum, New York, NY, Alphawood Gallery, Chicago, IL. 2015
Twice Bitten, Honey Ramka, Brooklyn, NY
Rethink Environment, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
Bugger The $phinx, Honey Ramka, Brooklyn, NY
Wild Moon, Court Tree, Brooklyn, NY
Round Hole Square Peg, Smart Colthes Gallery, New York, NY
Infidels, Launch F18, New York, NY 2012
The Infidels, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, Canada
Self-Consciousness: Curated by Peter Doig and Hilton Als, Gordon Veneklasen Michael Werner Gallery, Berlin, Germany 
Cluster Bomb, Bowery Poetry Club, New York, NY
The Pop Up Museum of Queer History, Leslie Lohman Art Foundation, New York, NY

2011    MFA, Brooklyn College of New York, NY          
2008    MA, City College of New York, NY,
2000    BFA, Parsons School of Design, New York, NY

SELECTED HONORS Leslie-Lohman Museum Queer Artist Fellow, 2018 Graduate Investment Program Research Grant, 2011                                 Bernard Horlick Memorial Scholarship, 2011 Brooklyn College Graduate Teaching Fellowship Award, 2010 Wolff-Ravenal Travel Grant Award, 2009

COLLECTIONS John Cheim Collection The Leslie Lohman Museum

TEACHING EXPERIENCE Brooklyn College, Adjunct Professor Humanities Prep High School

Art Aids America, by Jonathan Katz and Rock Hushka, University of Washington Press, October. 2014 Leveling the Fieldby R. Kurt Osenlund, Out Magazine, July. Art and Queer Culture, edited by Catherine Lord and Richard Meyer, Phaidon Press

Gorgeous Gallery, by David Leddick The Tell Allby Jerry Portwood, Out Magazine, Sept.
Revista Vanguardia, text by Oscar Molina, Quito, Ecuador
Revista Katalizador, text by Pablo Yang, Quito, Ecuador
Revista Max, Vol.1, text by Fredy Alfaro, Quito Ecuador