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Jennifer Torres

Professor Jennifer Torres

Full Professor


Professional Bio- Jennifer Torres As a sculptor, I build what I imagine, and there's a lot going on in there, so I'll be busy for a while. Jennifer Torres was born in Queens, NY and spent her childhood in Teaneck, NJ. She did her first four years of studio training as a teenager at the Art Students League in New York City and got her BFA at the Cooper Union, also in NYC. After graduating from Cooper she trained as a fine cabinet maker in New England and then got her MFA in Sculpture at the University of Georgia in Athens. Ms. Torres has lived in Hattiesburg, MS for 18 years where she has her studio and teaches sculpture at The University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, MS. She has had many exhibits of her sculptures and installations around the country and has won a number of awards and commissions.

  • MFA - University of Georgia (1995)
  • BFA - Cooper Union (1988)

ART 412- Crafts (Chair Design & Fabrication)
ART 464 -Contemporary Theory
ART 361-463 Upper-level sculpture studio sequence
ART 113- 3D Foundations Studio

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3-D Arts Building (3-D) 114A




Areas of Expertise

Visual arts, sculpture, metals, wood shop, casting, furniture design.