Jesus Toro Martinez, a native Texan, works at Lone Star Art Space, an incubation studio for visual artists in San Antonio,TX.
He received B.F.A. from the San Antonio Art Institute and an M.F.A. from Ravenherst University in the Netherlands and has participated in solo and group art exhibits at The Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX, The Museum of Modern Art, Tampere, Finland, Galleria Amores in Mexico City, and MexicArte Museum, Austin, TX. Limner Gallery, Hudson, New York. He has had solo exhibitions and installation projects at the Museum of the West in Oslo, Norway and at the National Academy of Art in Helsinki, Finland. His paintings are in numerous private collection across the United States and in Europe. Currently his work is in permanent collections of the University of Texas in San Antonio, the Latino Art Museum in Pomona, California and Holy Name of Mary Catholic Church, San Dimas, California.

Martinez has done Art Residencies and Art Workshops with The River Pearce Foundation, Laredo Center for the Arts, Laredo Children’s Museum, Project BRIDGE- Texas, Taller de Niños at the Instituto de San Miguel, Mexico and Museo de Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico.​
Currently his art is available in Texas thru Simon Fine Art Gallery, Paris, FR. Fredric Art Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico and Art Legacy Texas in San Antonio, Texas.