Fernando Llort

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Birthday
17, 1949
Birthplace
El Salvador
Death Date
Aug 10, 2018 (69)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
17, 1949
Birthplace
El Salvador
Death Date
Aug 10, 2018 (69)

About

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.

Before Fame

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.

Trivia

He took several young artists with him to La Palma in order to escape the Salvadoran Civil War.

Family Life

He was the middle child of six children born to Baltasar Llort and Victoria Choussy. He fathered three children with his wife Estela Chacon.

Associated With

His artistic style was compared to that of the renowned artist Pablo Picasso.