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Feliciano Pop

Born in 1929

Overview

Feliciano Pop was born to a peasant family on the shores of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Pop discovered his vocation at an early age, learning to sculpt his first figures in pumice stone (coming from the lake) in elementary school. He was supported by Professor Rafael González, the first painter in San Pedro, who identified the young artist’s talents. Pop has said that there is “no count” to how many sculptures he has made but his production focuses on the carving of animals, faces and masks, and t...Read more