As a MFA student at ICP part of the final thesis project is a solo show. This week Beau Torres will be having his solo show on Thursday night (3/12) and I will be posting details about him, his creative process and all other things that bring together his solo show and of course, the show invitation with all information needed.
Beau Torres is a photo-based artist living in beautiful Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. He is originally from Powder Springs, Georgia and attended Georgia State University in Atlanta. While at GSU he was president of the photography club ExLucis and hosted Deviltown a weekly folk radio show on WRAS Atlanta Album 88. He graduated with a BFA in Studio Art with a Concentration in Photography. His final portfolio, also entitled deviltown, was exhibited as a 6 channel video installation at The Window Project at GSU’s Digital Arts Entertainment Laboratory (DAEL). Around Atlanta he was involved in the gallery scene working with both Jennifer Schwartz Gallery and Fall Line Press. Additionally he freelanced with BURNAWAY conducting artist interviews. His current video work entitled What I’m Bringing To The Table is a series of tabletop performances creating abstracted collages from everyday items.