GOYA TORRES Artist Curriculum Vitae
1986 Born in Cordoba, Veracruz, Mexico
2010-2016 Lived and worked in the Northern Beaches, Sydney, Australia.
2018 Visual Artist, Street-Artist, Illustrator. Currently lives and works in the United Kingdom (Artist Residency).
2005-2010 Bachelor in Graphic Design with Honours, C.E. Gestalt. Veracruz, Mexico.
2006 Illustration summer course, Herron School of Art and Design. Indianapolis IN, USA.
2010 Graphic Design 6 month student exchange program, Universidad de Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
2010-2012 Diploma in Business Administration and Management, Bridge Business College. Sydney, Australia.
2011 Children Book Illustration course with Donna Rawlins and Wayne Harris, University of Sydney. Sydney, Australia.
2013 Lino printmaking course with Rossanna Jurisevic, Warringah Printmakers Studio. Sydney, Australia.
2014 Printmaking summer course, Roser Sales Noguera Studio, Barcelona, Spain.
2016 Experimental Portrait Painting with Nana Ohnesorge, National Art School, Summer Art School. Sydney, Australia.
August 2015 - January 2016 > Six months Studio Art Residency at Warringah Creative Space. Curl Curl, Sydney, Australia.
CURRENT > June 2018 - November 2018 > Six months Studio Art Residency part of Young Artist Residency project Studio 22 at ArtSpace. Portsmouth, Hampshire, United Kingdom.
STREET-ART FESTIVALS & PUBLIC ART
2014 Wild Rhino! project. Finalist, selected to paint life-size rhino sculpture for trail and fundraising project ($10,000AUS) from Sydney to Dubbo, organised by Taronga Zoo and sponsored by Hotel Steyne Manly. Sydney, Australia.
2014 Live-painting at Manly Corso with artist M-lon for Flavours of Spain Paella Competition part of the Food and Wine Festival. 1 x 1m plywood artwork auctioned on site. Sydney, Australia.
2014 Live-painting for the Market Lane Artist Project. 2.70 x 2.70m plywood mural. The Painter's Gallery. Sydney, Australia.
2015 Hello Koala! project. Finalist, selected to paint two Koala sculptures for trail in Port Macquarie, organised by Port Macquarie Hastings Council and sponsored by ABC Mid North Coast and Discovery Magazine. Sydney, Australia.
2015 Live-painting on surfboard at Duke's Day Festival, alongside M-lon, Keo Match, El Peque, Graphico & Lauren Metzler. Freshwater, Sydney, Australia.
2015 Live-painting on surfboard at the St George Surf Wall, Hurley Australian Open of Surfing. Manly beach front, Sydney, Australia.
2015 Live-Painting JAM at Manly Cove promenade (outside Manly Art Gallery & Museum) alongside local contemporary visual & street-artists, part of the Manly Arts Festival. Manly, Sydney, Australia.
2015 "Do Your Block" public art beach cement blocks commissioned by Warringah Council. 1.5 x .80 x .80 m blocks. Narrabeen, Sydney, Australia.
2016 Live-Painting at Manly Australian Open of Surfing Art Wall alongside local contemporary street-artists. 2 x 2.5 m wall with 3 skateboards. Manly beach front, Sydney, Australia.
2016 Mural "Marine", 8 x 2.5m mural painted for Fisher Rd School. Deewhy, Sydney, Australia.
2016 FEMINEM 5th International Graffitti & Street-Art Festival. Mural. Altlzayanca, Tlaxcala, Mexico.
2016 ¨Tu Estilo es el Mensaje¨ Graffitti & Street-Art Festival. 5 x 3m mural. Nezahuatcoyotl, Mexico City, Mexico.
2016 "Ciudad Mural Monterrey" Street-Art Festival. 6.5 x 4m mural. Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
2017 CONSTRUCTO International Street-Art Festival. Artist sponsored by MOLOTOW and Rodin. 5 x 3m mural. Facultad de Ciencias Politicas y Sociales' UNAM University, Mexico City, Mexico.
2017 Meeting of Styles Copenhagen. International Street-Art Festival. 5 x 2.5m mural on tunnel. Warm-up event, 'Kings of Province'. Ringsted, Denmark.
2017 Blackburn Open Walls International Street-Art & Graffiti Festival. Blackburn, Lancashire, England.
2017 Meeting of Styles Poland. International Street-Art & Graffiti Festival. Artist sponsored by NBQ. Lublin, Poland.
2017 Street-art Grammart. Street-Art Festival. 6 x 12m mural (1) and 4 x 5m mural (2). Grammichele, Sicily, Italy.
2018 Live-Painting at F.Empowerment Exhibition in Coastguard Studio. Southsea, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.
2018 Meeting Of Styles Kosovo, Street-Art & Graffity Festival. Pristina, Kosovo.
2018 Meeting Of Styles Canary Islands, Street-Art & Graffity Festival. Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain.
2018 Beeston Street-Art Festival. Beeston, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom.
2018 Urban Giants Street-Art Festival. Milan, Italy.
2018 Whitecross Street Party live-painting, selected artist invited by Curious Duke Gallery. London, United Kingdom.
2018 UPFEST Street-Art Festival. Bristol, United Kingdom.
TO COME > 11-12th August 2018 Mural and Artist Jury at the 'Street-Art Exhibition', organised by Surface Gallery. Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom.
TO COME > 24th August 2018 Victorious Festival, Street-Art wall at Reggea World Music Stand. Southsea, Portsmouth, United Kingdom.
TO COME > 17th August 2018 Meeting of Styles Budapest. Budapest, Hungary.
TO COME > 8-14th September 2018 Printing Walls - Street-Art Festival Torrefarrera. Torrefarrera, Spain.
HONOURS & PRIZES