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Juan Torcoletti Juan Torcoletti

Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, October 3rd 1951.
Lives and works in New York.

1990-92 Buenos Aires (lived and worked as an artist).
1977-90 Designs transmissions/gear.
1977-82 Attends Roberto Paez drawing studio in Buenos Aires.
1976-Attends Hector Giuffro painting studio in Buenos Aires.
1975 Travels through South America and Europe.
1972-74 Technological University, mechanical engineering, Bs As.
1965-70 Technician School, Buenos Aires.

Group Shows:

2002 Art Chicago, Contempora, Chicago, IL.
2002 San Francisco Art Exhibiton, Contempora, San Francisco, CA.
2001 "Small Formats for Big Collectors", Contempora, Buenos Aires.
2001 Arte BA, Buenos Aires Art Show, Contempora, Buenos Aires. 2000 Contempora, October 5th opening, group show Buenos Aires.
2000 Art Palm Beach, Contempora, Palm Beach, Florida.
1999 San Francisco International Art Exposition, Contempora, October, San Francisco.
1999 Franklin Fest Tribeca artwalk, open studio, New York,
1999 "Dog Days of Summer" Susan Street Fine Art, San Diego, California
1999 Art Chicago, Contempora/Galeria Minotauro, May, Chicago.
1999 Art Miami, Contempora/Galeria Minotauro, January, Miami.
1998 San Francisco International Art Exposition 1998, Contempora/Galeria Minotauro, San Francisco.
1997 Franklin Fest Tribeca artwalk, open studio, New York.
1996 Einladung Ratte ARTicle Gallery, paintings, Koll, Germany.
1995 Westbest Gallery, Get it?, sculpture, New York.
1993 Westbest Gallery, paintings, New York.
1989 First homage to Carlos Gardel, painting, National Congress, Buenos Aires, Convention Center, Sao Paolo, Brazil.
1989 "Papa Noel", electromechanical sculpture, Patio Bullrich, Buenos Aires, "Art and Technology", sculpture, National Congress, Buenos Aires. Annual Competition, " Iron Lobster" sculpture, C.A.I.C. Harrods, Bs As.
1988 Homage to Quinquela Martin, paintings, La Boca, Buenos Aires.
1988 "Bar El Taller, First Auction", paintings, Buenos Aires.
1987 "Kermese", collaboration for L. Marescas, sculpture Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires.
1985 Annual Competition, Salon Municipal Manuel Belgrano, drawings, Buenos Aires.
1984 Galerias Pacifico, drawings, Buenos Aires.
1983 Annual Competition, Salon Municipal Manuel Belgrano, drawings, Bs As.

Solo Shows:

1998 Mayer, Brown and Platt Gallery, paintings, New York.
1996 Hope Gallery, paintings, Atlanta, Georgia.
1992 "Sculptures", sculptures, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires.
1991 "Cabo Polonio Landscape", paintings, Cabo Polonio, Uruguay.
1989 Centro Cultural San Martin, paintings, Buenos Aires.
1983 Christel K Gallery, drawings and paintings, Buenos Aires.

Teaching Experience:

1996 Adolescent Day Treatment Program, drawing with teenagers, New York.
1994-95 Drawing sessions at 500 Broadway, New York.

Sets and Theatrical Work:

1998 "Sit", sculpture, Dance Theatre Workshop, Family Matters series, New York.
1995 "Ladies in waiting" set. Soundance Theater, by Carina Piaggio, NYFA fellow 1995, New York.
1993 "The art of success", cast portraits, T. Shreiber Theater, New York.
1993 "Tragedy for three and one observer", set, collaboration, New York.
1987 Parakultural, collaboration, set, Buenos Aires.
1986 "Violines en bolsa", set, Buenos Aires.


1999 Art Chicago 1999, Art Nexus, August -October 99.
1997 "Outsider Art" Artspeak Magazine, June July 97, New York.
1994 "It's Saturday morning..." Washington Post, June 94, by Paula Span.
1992 "Fierros", Pagina 12 Newspaper, September 92, by Miguel Briante, Bs As.
1988 "Buenos Aires me mata" Clarin newspaper, April 88 by Laura Ramos Bs As.
Among others.

Available Works

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