Biography

Willie Torbert, born in Buffalo, New York, alumni of Pratt Institute spent several years developing his complex style as a Collage Artist. His subjects are methodically built with layers of paper masterfully designed with his own patterns and textures.   Willie Torbert’s Art encompass various mediums such as watercolor, sculpture, print making and a wide range of unique pencil techniques. Greatly influenced by his cultural heritage, Willie Torbert, was a professional dancer for the African Ballet, a drummer, and Art Teacher. Willie Torbert’s work embodies the contemporary essence and social commentary of his people. He is highly recognized as a fine artist.