Carlos Torres is an award-winning illustrator whose work has appeared in publications such as Time, Sports Illustrated, Barron's, The National Review, The LA Times and The Chicago Tribune. His clients have included, Pepsi, American Airlines, Macy's, DuPont, Time Warner and Scholastic.
Known for his editorial caricatures, one of Mr. Torres’ works, a caricature of former President Richard M. Nixon wearing a Mao Tse Tung style jacket entitled “Chairman Nixon”, plays on Nixon’s historic relationship with China. It was part of a national traveling exhibition hosted by the New York City based Society of Illustrators.
More recently, his personal works have included a series of carousel horse images inspired by the historic Herschell Carrousel Museum located in North Tonawanda, New York where he lives.
Born and raised in New York City, Mr. Torres has been a resident of North Tonawanda for the last 23 years, with his wife Claudia and their three boys.
When not working on a deadline, Mr. Torres also enjoys teaching art to students ranging from preschoolers at a local early childhood center, to private lessons for adults at his City of Tonawanda studio.