Fuentes, Erasmo

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Name
Fuentes, Erasmo Gender: M
Erasmo Arturo Fuentes de Hoyos
born on 13 January 1943 at 07:30 (= 07:30 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_capcol.18.gif 22°30' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 25°18 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 21°34'



Biography

Mexican-born American Mormon sculptor, among whose more well known works is "Anxiously Engaged" (made with his son Alex Fuentes) which is a 7-foot-tall (2.1 m) sculpture of Mormon missionaries on bikes; the sculpture is displayed at the Missionary Training Center in Provo, Utah.

He was commission by the state government of Coahuila to make a sculpture for the 400th anniversary of Saltillo. This four-figure sculpture which is 18 feet (5.5 m) tall is the most famous sculpture in the state of Coahuila. Fuentes' sculpture "Rose" is part of the permanent collection of the Springville Art Museum.


Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth registry entry from Nuevo León archives.

Categories

  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Mexican emigrant to the USA)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Sculptor)