Einar and Jamex de la Torre

Jamex de la Torre (b. 1960, Guadalajara, Mexico) is a sculptor who primarily works in glass with his brother, Einar de la Torre (b. 1963 in Guadalajara, Mexico). The brothers moved to California in 1972 and graduated from California State University Long Beach.

Their work is based on their Mexican-American bi-cultural experiences, and because they use a combination of critical thinking, glass, found objects, and mixed media their work is known for being unique. Their work can be found in the collections of the Arizona State University Art Museum, Kanazu Museum of Art, and the San Diego Museum of Art.

Einar & Jamex de la Torre are featured in the Pilchuck Glass School segment in the Community episode of Craft in America.


See other work by the de la Torre’s in our Virtual Exhibition

Einar and Jamex de la Torre, Pinaple Baby, 2004

Einar (left) and Jamex (right) working on a collaboration.

Jamex attaching a hot piece of glass to a sculpture.

The de la Torre brothers speak about choosing a medium for self expression.

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