Internationally acclaimed Salvadoran artist best known for his colorful paintings and murals. Became a mentor to the residents of La Palma, Chalatenango, whom he taught how to profit from their art.
He received a degree in architecture from the University of El Salvador and later studied art at Louisiana State University. He briefly studied theology in Belgium and included religious symbols in some of his artistic works.
He took several young artists with him to La Palma in order to escape the Salvadoran Civil War.
He was the middle child of six children born to Baltasar Llort and Victoria Choussy. He fathered three children with his wife Estela Chacon.
His artistic style was compared to that of the renowned artist Pablo Picasso.