Magda Torres Gurza
Magda Torres Gurza is an hyperrealist painter. Her technique is based on the representation of elements beyond realism. Her oil paintings also stand out for containing details, hidden symbols and flashes of light that can be found only if you look carefully at each of her works. She was born on May 10 at 10:10 in Mexico City. Grows between brushes and art, being her mother a painter.
Because of a strong accident at age 18, which threatened the loss of vision, she decided to give herself full-time to the task of painting. She began her studies at the Regional Institute of Fine Arts, graduating with honors due to her outstanding talent. The search for perfectioning its works, impels her to also study History of Art, Techniques and Materials for Visual Arts, Optics, as well as the Photography career. She has received multiple recognitions from the Fine Arts, the National Council for Culture and the Arts and various Museums such as the David Alfaro Siqueiros Studio House Museum, the José Luis Cuevas Museum, the Bicentennial Towers Museum. Her work has been selected as a piece of the month in the latter and also in the Santiago Carbonell Foundation Museum.