Monday, September 20, 2021 @ 5:30pm. To watch recording, click here
Donna Torres is a Miami, Florida based artist. Her work is influenced by the natural world. Her paintings and drawings are the natural springboard for creating a line of textiles and prints that honor and celebrate plants in all their forms, from seeds to flower and fruit. All her works come directly from her watercolors, oils, and drawings.
Donna Torres received undergraduate and graduate degrees in painting and drawing from the University of New Mexico and Florida International University. She received training in Botanical Illustration at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden. Her drawings and paintings reflect her interest in shamanism and medicinal plants. Donna’s paintings have been exhibited widely in the US and abroad. Her botanical artworks have been published extensively, including the recently published Nature of Drugs by Alexander Shulgin. She is adjunct professor of painting at FIU and recently retired from Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden where she taught for botanical illustration for 19 years.
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