Luis Torruella was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1966. He completed his Bachelor of Fine Arts at Amherst College, Massachusetts, in 1988. In 1989 he studied and worked at the Johnson Atelier Technical Institute of Sculpture in Princeton, New Jersey. He was a student of sculptor Pablo Rubio. Since 1990 he is the Art Director at the St. John’s School in San Juan; and in 2001 he was a member of the Board of Trustees of the Ponce Art Museum. At the moment, he offers conferences at the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, participates in international art fairs, and continues to work on his evolving style and technique to set an innovative pace in the international sculpture scene. He collaborates with architects, designers, developers and art institutions in the development of art. Since 1989, he has exhibited his work in several countries of the United States, Europe, and the Eastern Hemisphere. His work is displayed in several museums, inside and outside of Puerto Rico. He received the Wise Fine Arts Award in 1988, and in 1992 was one of the five artists chosen to participate in the Universal Exhibition in Seville. He designs within a contemporary abstract context. His works reveal his Caribbean heritage through color, rhythm, and movement.