BIOGRAPHY

Felipe de la Torre is a painter, sculptor and engraver who was born in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, in 1950

He is a painter, sculptor and engraver who was born in Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, in 1950.

He studied Architecture at UNAM from 1968 to 1972. Escuela Nacional de Arquitectura ENA in Mexico City.

Master’s degree in teaching painting. Potosino Institute of Fine Arts. San Luis Potosi SLP. 1974-76

Tlalpuente Workshop Coordination of master Gelsen Gas 1993.

He has been drawing and painting since he was eleven years old and over time has diversified his work towards music, writing, architecture, stage design and sculpture. He has been a professor at the UAM Azcapotzalco, at the Zacatecano Institute of Culture and at private institutions in Mexico.

He has made murals in the IPBA of San Luis Potosí and in the Museo Universitario del Chopo, UNAM, México, CDMX, 1975, UNAM, México, CDMX, 1976, Maison de Mexique, Cite International, Paris, France, 1977, Neully Sur Seine , Paris and Center Fance-Amerique Latine, Paris France., Museum of Mexico City, CDMX, 1981, Potosino Institute of Fine Arts of San Luis Potosí, 1982, Castillo Cultural Center, Monterrey, NL 1983, Center for Visual Arts and Research and Aesthetics, Saltillo, Coah., 1988, Modern Art Gallery of Guadalajara, Jal.

His work has been exhibited in important collective and individual exhibitions in galleries, museums and international collections.

Some countries in which his work has been presented are: Mexico, France, Germany, the United States, Cuba, Spain, Nicaragua, the Dominican Republic and Belgium.

In 1977 he obtained the Grand Prix Humanitaire de Grance and Silver Medal, Diploma and Badge from the French Government at the Neville Gallery of the Maisón des Jeunes, Paris, France.