Biography

EDUCATION
2009
B.F.A., Contemporary Arts, Communication, Photography and Psychology, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador/ Instituto Universitario Nacional del Arte, Argentina

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2017
ArteLatAm’s Kickoff
, Industry Cooperative Space, New York, US. [Group]

Member Salon 2017, Trestle Gallery, New York, US. [Curated by Melissa Staiger][Group]

Spring has Sprung, Compass, New York, US. [Curated by Myra Kooy][Group]

Brooklyn Art Spring Event [BASE], Industry City, New York, US.[Group]

2016
Pop-Up show, Terra CRG, New York, US. [Curated by Abby Graf Subak][Group]

Form and Force/ A Symptom of the Universe, Trestle Gallery, New York, US. [Curated by Jesse Firestone][Group]

Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, US. [Finalist][Group]

The Arts Gowanus Open Studios, Trestle Projects, New York, US. [Artist Spotlight of 2016][Group]

Preview of Gowanus Open Studios Artists, Cocoa Bar-Gallery, New York, US. [Curated by Myra Kooy][Group]

Art Slope Festival, Investor’s Bank, New York, US.[Group]

Seeing Beyond the Literal, Cocoa Bar-Gallery, New York, US. [Curated by Myra Kooy][Group]

Brooklyn Art Space Salon, Trestle Gallery, New York, US. [Curated by Krista Saunders Scenna][Group]

Trestle Winter Salon, Trestle Gallery, New York, US. [Curated by Katerina Lanfranco][Group]

2015
Salonukkah International Salon, Trestle Gallery, New York, US.[Group]

2014
Third International Biennial of Contemporary Art, PUCE Centro Cultural,
Ecuador.[Group]

Expo Arts, Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador. [Curated by Ana María Garzón and Carlos Echeverria Kossak][Catalog][Group]

2013
Mixing Cities, Palazzo Barone Ferrara, Italy. 
[Curated by Luca Curci] [Interview][Group]

2012
Ecua- Uio/01: Festival de Arte Visual Contemporáneo, Itchimbia Centro Cultural, Ecuador. 
[Catalogue][Group]

2011
First International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Ministerio de Cultura,
 Ecuador. [Interviews] [Award][Group]

2010
Salón de Julio, Centro Municipal del Arte, Ecuador. [Catalogue][Group]

2009
Charlí in Heaven, Container Art Gallery, Ecuador. [Curated by Ma. Fernanda Troya and Pepe Avilés][Solo]

2008
Pixel Fixer, Naranjilla Mecanica Art Gallery, Ecuador. [Catalogue][Group]

SELECTED AWARDS
2016

Finals, Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, Rush Arts Gallery, New York, US.

2015
LMCC’ Artists Summer Institute,
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, US.

2011
First International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Ministerio de Cultura, Ecuador. Award for the series “Charlí in Heaven.

SELECTED RESIDENCIES
2015- 2016

Brooklyn Art Space, New York, US.

SELECTED BOOKS & EXHIBITION CATALOGS
2014

Expo Arts. Edited and texts by Santiago Gangotena, Martin Dassum, Hugo Burgos. Ecuador. (exh. cat.) [online]

2012
Ecua- Uio/01: Festival de Arte Visual Contemporáneo. Texts by Rocío Carpio, Katy Muñoz, Alex Schlenker, Ulises Unda. Published by Arte Actual Magazine. Ecuador. (exh. cat.)

2008
Pixel Fixer: Apropiaciones, Mestizaje, Hibridaciones. Text by María Teresa Ponce. Ecuador. (exh. cat.)

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2016

Carey, Lindsay. “Artist Spotlight: Carlos Torres Machado,” Arts Gowanus, September 15th. [online]

“El arte Latinoamericano despunta en Nueva York,” La Voz International Newspaper, August 18th. [ill] [online]

“Carlos Torres Machado: guayaquileño que lleva arte a la Gran Manzana,” Encontexto Magazine, No 71, August Edition: 66-67. [ill] [online]

González, Tomás. “Ecuatoriano Carlos Torres Machado lleva arte a la Gran Manzana,” ABC de España, June 16th. [online]

“Ecuatoriano Carlos Torres Machado lleva arte a la Gran Manzana,” El Universo newspaper, June 15th. [ill.] [online]

Zambrano, Jessica. “Reinaré, en Brooklyn Art Space,” El Telegrafo newspaper, June 9th. [ill.] [online]

2014
Curci, Luca. “Interview: Carlos Torres Machado,” It’s liquid, February 13th. [online]

2013
Beltrán, Eduardo. “Studio Visit: Carlos Torres Machado,” Campus Magazine, no. 15, September Edition: 17- 18. [Cover] [ill.]

2012
Yang, Pablo. “El arte contemporáneo, esa caldera hirviente,” Katalizador Magazine, no. 5, June Edition: 16- 37 [ill.] [online]

2011
“Bienal: Imágenes Transformadas,” Vanguardia Magazine, no. 305, August Edition: 56- 57. [ill.] [online]

De la Torre, Daniel. “Mas allá del registro,” La Hora Newspaper, August 21th: 4- 5. [ill.]

“En la mira,” La Hora Newspaper, August 15th: A11. [ill.]

Valarezo, María Isabel. “Nuevas visiones de la fotografía contemporánea ,” El Comercio Newspaper, July 31th: 22. [ill.]

2010
Cordova, María. “Virginidad,” Campus Magazine, no. 1, January Edition: 13- 14. [ill.]

Torres, Jorge. “Transgresión Colonizadora,” Campus Magazine, no. 1, January Edition: 15- 16. [ill.]

2009
“Las mujeres vistas en todas sus facetas,” Metrohoy Newspaper, November 10th: 14. [ill.]

SELECTED ART TALKS
2017

“ArteLatAm Kickoff,” Industry Cooperative Space, New York, US. [June 22nd]

2016
“The Preview of Gowanus Open Studios Artists,” Cocoa Bar-Gallery, New York, US.[Curated by Myra Kooy] [September 17th]

“Seeing, Beyond the Literal,” Cocoa Bar-Gallery, New York, US.[curated by Myra Kooy] [August 18th]

2011
“Photography: the next queen of art,” First International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Centro Cultural Metropolitano, Ecuador. [August 21st]

2009
“La Pose en el Arte Contemporáneo,” Dialogs between Ma. Fernanda Troya, Pepe Avilés [Art Curators] and Carlos Torres-Machado [Visual Artist,] Container Art Gallery, Ecuador. [December 1st]