Painter and sculptor
de la Torre
was born in Spain, more precisely in the province
of Jaén in Andalusia. She has now been living in Quebec for ten
has a master's degree in painting and another master's degree in sculpting
from the University of Seville. Her career spans more than three decades
and her vast and varied production is characterized by an interdisciplinary
practice as well as by versatility. Her artistic motto is ''Pour le
fond des formes et pour les formes du fond ''. This motto is a call
for Art where the Message counts, and the Form counts equally.
first, you are disoriented. Her works question "the onlooker",
exploring the limits between painting and sculpture.
She disturbs and often provokes by the techniques she uses, by her works that deal with our civilization's myths, by the violence that is present, by the suffering that accompanies it, and above all by the aestheticism and the virtuosity that emanate from her works.
picture is born from a perilous descent. Images extracted from the tenacious
and voracious night that surrounds us. The painter rescues the images,
each one more or less drowned at the core of the being.
The painter's sensitivity, as a buoy rescuing at each instant a poem that was about to perish irremediably.
INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS IN QUEBEC
EXHIBITION SINCE FEBRUARY 2007 :
LE PLAISIR DES YEUX :
Lunetterie New Look, March to September 2001.
MIGNON : Bar Le Sacrilège, December 2000 and January 2001.
LES ENFANTS :
École Saint-Jean Baptiste, November 2000 to June 2002.
DU TEMPS : Restaurant L'impasse des 2 anges, September 2000.
ET BOULES À MITES :
Exhibition presented simultaneously in the Librairie du Faubourg and
the Galerie-Boutique Lobo Lavida, July to September 2000.
DRAGONS SANS DONJON :
Galerie de la Bibliothèque de l'Université Laval, March
VAGUE... 99 :
Restaurant Le Poisson d'avril, Vieux-Port de Québec, December
1999 to April 2000.
DEUX MERS :
Sandwicherie Le Titanic, Vieux-Québec, September to December
COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS IN QUEBEC
ET SES ENVIRONS : Galerie du pavillon
Alphonse-Desjardins. Association des diplômés de l'Université
Laval, April - May 2009.
ATELIERS OUVERTS S'EXPOSENT :
Galerie Magella-Paradis, Charlesbourg, October 2008.
PARALLÈLES : Salle Multi, Complexe Méduse, Québec,
DES ARTS :
Trait-Carré de Charlesbourg, from August 29th to September 1st
ENFANTS SOLDATS :
Bibliothèque Charles-H.-Blais, Sillery, from April 25th to May
ATELIERS OUVERTS : Exhibition in Bibliothèque Gabrielle Roy
and Ateliers Ouverts, October 2006.
Palais des Arts, Québec, May 10th and 11th 2003.
Atelier de Guy Paquette, Baie St-Paul, November 23rd and 24th 2002.
Galerie Rouge, September 2002.
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