Luis Jimenez

About Luis Jimenez

Birth Day: July 30, 1940
Birth Place: Texas
Birth Sign: Leo

Luis Jimenez Net Worth

Luis Jimenez net worth and salary: Luis Jimenez is a Sculptor who has a net worth of $16 Million. Luis Jimenez was born in in July 30, 1940. Famous for Vaquero, Man on Fire, and other boldly colored fiberglass artworks with Latino and Southwestern American themes, this Mexican-American sculptor received a 1993 New Mexico Governor's Award for his artistic accomplishments.
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💰 Net worth: $16 Million (Updated at 15 March 2019)

About

Famous for Vaquero, Man on Fire, and other boldly colored fiberglass artworks with Latino and Southwestern American themes, this Mexican-American sculptor received a 1993 New Mexico Governor's Award for his artistic accomplishments.

Before Fame

After studying at both the University of Texas-El Paso and the University of Texas-Austin, he taught in the art departments at the University of Houston and the University of Arizona.

Trivia

He died as the result of an accident in his art studio: a portion of his large Blue Mustang sculpture crashed into his leg and ruptured an artery.

Family Life

His artist and fashion designer daughter, Elisa Jimenez, competed on the Fourth Season of Project Runway.

Associated With

He was greatly influenced by the work of the Mexican muralist Jose Clemente Orozco.