José Luis Torres was born in Argentina. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in visual arts from Roberto Viola School of Fine Arts (Cordoba), and a Master's Degree in sculpture from Figueroa Alcorta School of Fine Arts (Cordoba) (1991) along with training in architecture and integrating art with architecture from National University of Architecture (Cordoba) (1993). He has been living and working in Quebec since 2003. His work has been on display in more than thirty Canadian cities and almost a dozen different countries. His pieces can be found in public and private collections around the world.