Jimmy Sedillo Bourguet

Type
Individual
Role
Artist
Identifier
BourguetJimmySedillo
Functions, Occupations, and Activities
>Blacksmith, sculptor
Heritage
Hispanic
Medium
Ironwork;Wood
Biography
Bourguet is...becoming known as an artist for using traditional blacksmithing skills to create contemporary sculpture...When he returned from Vietnam...Bourguet joined the ironworkers union and apprenticed with blacksmith Rolando de Leon...He makes fireplace screens, poker sets, furniture, and tall, flat sculptures of figures he admires.[Retrieved from an article in the Bartlett Library vertical file: http://library.internationalfolkart.org/cgi-bin/koha/opac-detail.pl?biblionumber=23677]
Related people/organizations
Tomas Arrey (worked with)
Rolando de Leon (taught by)