Fernando Felix Peguero Garcia

after 1988
Functions, Occupations, and Activities
>Potter, sculptor
Fernando Félix, born 1988 in Santa María Atzompa, is the son of Alicia Leticia and the grandson of Teodora. He began creating in clay when he was five, learning from his mother and has specialized in piece related to Day of the Dead...The artisan has participated in major folk art events such as those in 2008 and 2009 at the Museo Estatal de Arte Popular Oaxaca (MEAPO). In 2010, his work won two awards. One was first place in the miniatures category at the Friends of Oaxaca Folk Art’s young artist competition for a work called “The Wedding of Catrina and the Cowboy.” This win allowed him to attend the Taller de Arte Plásticas Rufino Tamayo in the city of Oaxaca to study ceramics, sculpting and painting. The other recognition from the Premio Nacional de Cerámica in Tlaquepaque, Jalisco. He also won second place at the fifth State Nativity Contest in Oaxaca. Fernando has since enrolled as a fine arts major at the Universidad del Estado de Oaxaca. [Retrieved on 1/17/2018 from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blanco_family_(Oaxacan_potters)]
Geographic names
Oaxaca; Mé
Related people/organizations
Teodora Blanco (is grandparent of )
Alicia Leticia Garcia Blanco (is parent of )
Alicia Leticia Garcia Blanco (taught by)