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 WHO IS Melissa?  

Melissa A. Torres is a Registered Nurse and Artist originally from Newburgh, NY, now living in San Antonio, TX.

I earned my BS in Nursing in 1997 from Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, NY, but my first love has always been art.


I would say I have always been an "artist." As an only child, it was my best way of entertaining myself. After working for over 20 years as a Registered Nurse, art became a way of escaping reality, relaxing, and sharing a part of myself with the rest of the world. 


Having no formal art training other than a few classes while in school, and an Acrylics class as part of a Continuing Education Program, I have been pretty much self-taught.


I have been commissioned often for portraits of loved ones, both two legged and four.


I am a member of: 

Artists of Texas

The San Antonio Artists Collective

Read about me in Voyage San Antonio Magazine. and Canvas Rebel Magazine.

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