Victor F. de M. Torres is an interdisciplinary, multimedia artist born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He currently lives in Baltimore, Maryland, and teaches New Media for the Creative Arts at George Mason University in Fairfax VA. Torres holds an MFA in Intermedia and Digital Arts from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC). He has a B.A. in Socio-Cultural Anthropology, also from UMBC.
Torres’ work has been shown in Baltimore at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Worlds in Collusion, The Red Room, Current Gallery, Transmodern Festival, The Whole Gallery, Tarantula Hill, Maryland Art Place, Monmouth Museum in New Jersey, Colors of Humanity Online Gallery, and the Thames Street Wharf Building at MAP’s Starlight Dinner – where he was recognized as an “Art Star.” In New York City, Torres’ work has been seen at Mix NYC 2012, La Mama Galleria, and Dixon Place. In Rio de Janeiro, his work has been shown at Plano B.
Torres is an organizer and founding member of both Glitter Thighs and SEAK (Socially Engaged Arts Kollective). Glitter Thighs has received City Paper’s Baltimore’s Best Night Life in 2013, while SEAK has received the sponsorship of Maryland Art Place.
Torres is the founder of Vector Voltage Publishing, curator of award winning LIGHTHOLE gallery, and editor of the LIGHTHOLE Journal.