Student, Art Student's League, New York City, 1967. Bachelor of Fine Arts, Rhode Island School Design, 1972.
Assistant president Rhode Island School Design, Providence, 1968-1974. Dean Institute American Indian Art, Santa Fe, 1974-1975. Consultant Ford Foundation, New York City, 1975.
Instructor Visual Literacy, Richmond, Virginia, 1978, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 1979-1981. Artist in residence J.R. Tucker High School, Henrico, Colorado, 1987, Arlington (Virginia) County Schools, 1989. Instructor University Virginia, 1989.
President Torres Artistic Services, Inc., Richmond, since 1980. Consultant National Endowment For the Arts, Washington, 1973. Project director Art Students League of New York, 1968.
Fellow Edward MacDowell Colony, 1964-1972.
Married Marilyn M. Hurley. Children: Alexandria V., Padma C., John N., Ciara C.