Monday, September 27, 2010


Enrique Carbajal (Sebastián) was born in the small town of Santa Rosalina de Camargo Chihuahua on November 16, 1947. He lived in Chihuahua until he began studying in the Academia de San Carlos in Mexico City in 1964.

Sebastián is an artist based in Mexico and is considered the country's foremost living sculptor. His smaller scale work includes jewelry, sacristies, garden sculptures, and painting. However, he is most known for his monumental structures constructed in iron or concrete, which decorate cities throughout the world, from San Antonio, Texas to Osaka, Japan (

Torch of Freedom

San Antonio, Texas

65' high, Steel (2002)

La Gran Puerta de Mexico

Matamoros, Mexico

Steel (2007)


Bellingham, WA

Enameled Steel (2008)

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