Wilmot, Jorge

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Name
Wilmot, Jorge Gender: M
Juan Jorge Wilmot Mason
born on 16 March 1928 at 08:30 (= 08:30 AM )
Place Monterrey (Nuevo Leon), Mexico, 25n40, 100w19
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 25°46' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 18°09 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 28°27'



Jorge Wilmot (Bruñido jar)
photo: AlejandroLinaresGarcia, license gfdl

Biography

Mexican artisan, one of the most distinguished in his country, he has been credited with the introduction of stoneware and other high fire techniques to Mexico. His work is known for its austere, Oriental-inspired designs blended with Mexican motifs. His work has been widely sold and exhibited both in Mexico and abroad, and he trained and influenced generations of ceramicists at the school he established in Tonalá, Jalisco.

Wilmot, along with his friend Manuel Felguérez and other artists, founded the Saturday Art Market in San Ángel, Mexico City. In addition to ceramics, Wilmot also did design work for glass, painting, jewelry and other arts and crafts. He died on 12 January 2012 at the age of 83.

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Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry.

Categories

  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 83)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher