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Felix Velez

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Sculptor Felix Velez

About Felix Velez

Felix Velez sculpture works is made in many way of expression,Custom Bronze sculptures,Vintage bronze sculptures, clay,driftwood carvings, garden sculptures, wire,or metal sculptures, wild life sculpture, marine sculpture,each piece expresses the essence of the moment, a message to the viewer. A moment in time when the viewer becomes more that an observer; he becomes a participant in the drama unfolding before his eyes...
Sculptor Felix Velez

Exhibition History of Felix Velez

2014-Lafayette`s Art on the Street 2010 - 2011 - SculptureWalk, 2008 - Loveland National Sculpture Invitational1998 - One Man Show - Disney Hotel1996 -International Wildlife Sculpture Walking Tour1992 - Barbourville Fine Art Festival
1992 - Deland Art Festival1991 - Palm Beach Fine Art Festival...

Biography / CV of Felix Velez

American artist Felix Velez is best known for his ability to design different styles. He uses various mediums and techniques, from Twisted Wire Sculpture, that he started at the age of 16 to a Weather Driftwood Carving and Figurative Life Size Bronzes. He is one of the few sculptors who once owned his own bronze foundry. A self-taught artist incorporated the way of life in his sculptures. One of his best known life size bronze sculpture of Albert Einstein, title ‘Transcending Time," was purchased by the University Center in South Dakota and selected by National Geographic. Today Felix Velez specializes in customize and limited edition bronzes for buildings and homes. He continues to look for ways to discover new possibilities to challenge his imagination. Each piece of art, figurative or abstract, is an original and innovative designed.
Ea sculpture come with certificate of authenticity.

Artist Statement of Felix Velez

My art work is a combination of life, striving to create what influences me by everything I
see, feel and experience. I focus on the environment and human nature. I like to bring history into our time by recreating life-like sculptures from famous personalities like Einstein.
While I use a variety of materials and processes in each project, my methods are consistent. When working with clay or any medium, it is important to acknowledge the meaning of the sculpture. The topic matter of each body of work determines the materials I need to incorporate in the making of the sculpture, like clay, wood or metal.
The experience is very rewarding when molding with my hands and capturing that moment in time. Sculpting is my way of being creative without limits. I continuously look for ways to discover new possibilities to challenge my imagination.
Each piece of art, whether figurative or abstract, is an original and innovative design. It is delivered with excellence, performance and integrity.

Awards and Prizes of Felix Velez

1992 - Barbourville Fine Art Festival - Best of Show,1992 - Deland Art Festival - Best of Show,1991 - Palm Beach Fine Art Festival - Best of Show..

Acquisitions / Collections of work by Felix Velez

2002 - Morning Dolphins - Marques Resident2002 - Queen of the Sea - Envasie Hotel2001 - Queen of the Sea - Life size - Villa Gallery1998 - Play with me - Prudential Insurance1997 - Virgin May - Life size - Dr Marcelor Anallas1997 - Dolphin - Life size - Sun Treasures Inc1997 - Under My Protection - Life size - Sea World1996 - Gentle Giants1993 - South Trust Bank1990 - Mothers Loves - Blue Spring Manatee Festival...

Public Works of Felix Velez

2006 - Whitney and Friends - Whitney Benefits,1994 - I give my Life - Vietnam Memorial,1994 - 1996 - The Bronze Collection - Benefit to the Museum
1991 - Under my Protection - Blue Springs State Park,1990 - 500th Anniversary - Columbus`s Discovery of America,1989 - Golden Moment - 50 Bronze Limited Editions,1989 - Golden Moment - Life size Deland Library...

Publications / Media / Bibliography of Felix Velez

2008 July - Creativity Without Limites - Art World News,2006 - July - A Day at the Beach - Wild Life Art,2006 - February - Greece in the Past and Present - National Geographic,2004 July - Transcending Time - Art World News,2001 June - For Arts Sake - The News Journall,2001 May - Masters of the Art - The Seminole Herald..

Influences / Inspiration of Felix Velez

My work in influenced by the passage of time and with God given talent, the transformation begins..

Price Range of Work

Felix Velez's work has a price range from £319 to £150,333

Mediums utilised

Felix Velez's work is found in the following materials:

Artwork Categorised

Felix Velez's work is found in the following categories on site:
Aquatic Sculptures Fish / Shells / Sharks / Seals / Corals / Seaweed (7)
Male Men Youths Masculine Statues Sculptures statuettes figurines (6)
Interior, Indoors, Inside Sculpture (6)
Tabletop Desktop Small Indoor Statuettes Figurines Sculptures (5)
Portrait Sculptures / Commission or Bespoke or Customised Sculptures (5)
Commemoratives and Memorials Sculptures (4)
Human Figurative Sculptures (4)
Sea Fish Sculptures (4)
Commission and Custom and Bespoke sculpture Statues (3)
Small bird Sculptures (3)
Garden Or Yard / Outside and Outdoor Sculptures (3)
Wild Animals and Wild Life Sculptures (3)
Carved or Carving sculpture (3)
Carved Wood Sculptures (3)
Historical Character Statues / Sculptures (3)
Dolphins, Whales, Porpoises, Seals, Sculptures (3)
Stylised Heads / Busts Sculptures (3)
Busts and Heads Sculptures Statues statuettes Commissions Bespoke Custom Portrait Memorial Commemorative sculpture or statue (3)
Big Game Fish Sculptures and Statues (2)
Wild Bird Sculptures (2)
Perched Birds Sculptures Statues carvings (2)
Mythical Sculptures (2)
Figurative Public Art Sculptures (2)
Objets Trouve or Found Objects Sculptures or Statues (2)
Sign of the Zodiac (2)
Public Art Sculpture (2)
American Animal Bird Reptile and Fish Sculptures, Statues, statuettes, figurines (2)
Field Sports, Game Birds and Game Animals Sculptures (2)
Birds Abstract Contemporary Stylised l Minimalist Sculpture / Statues (2)
Sport sculpture (2)
Indoor figurative sculpture (2)
Endangered Animal Species Sculptures (2)
Garden Bird and Animal Sculptures (2)
Objects of desire Sculptures (2)
Lifelike Realistic Human sculpture
Marine Maritime Water Sea sculpture statue statuette
Golf Sculptures
Classical Style Sculptures and Statues
Stylized People Sculptures
Humorous Witty Amusing Lighthearted Fun Jolly Whimsical Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines
Couples or Group Sculptures
Stylized Animals Sculptures
Nudes / Male Sculpture
Biblical Character or Thing sculpture Statues Statuettes
Musician and Musical Sculptures
Animal Abstract Contemporary Modern Stylised Minimalist Sculptures
Reptiles Sculptures and Amphibian Sculptures
Spiritual sculpture
Small Game fish like Trout Salmon Grayling and Other Angling Fish
Animals and Humans Sculptures, Statues and Statuettes
Small Animal Sculptures
Family Groups Sculptures
Miniature Sculptures, statuettes or figurines
Birds of Prey / Raptors Sculptures
Angel Sculptures
Children Child Babies Infants Toddlers Kids Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines
Females Women Girls Ladies Sculptures Statues statuettes figurines
Bears Sculptures
Badger, Otter, Beaver, Weasel, Stoat, Pine Martin, Wombat Sculptures
Figurative Abstract Modern or Contemporary Sculptures Statues statuary statuettes figurines
Adult with Young Animal Bird, Reptile or Amphibian, Fish Statues
Celebrity and Star Sculptures
Other Aquatic Creatures Seahorse Star Fish Jellyfish Sea Urchins Sculptures Statues
Poolside Sculptures
Abstract Fish Sculptures
Restful Sleeping Dozing Day Dreaming sculpture statue
Famous People Sculptures Statues
Mermaid Water Babies Water and Sea Nymphs sculpture statue statuary for Outdoors in the Garden
Anatomy, Hands and Feet and other human parts of the body Sculptures
Animal Birds Fish Busts or Heads or Masks or Trophies For Sale or Commission
Torsos Chests Females / Women / Girls / Damsels Sculptures Statues statuary
Contemplative, Restful, Thougtful Sculptures
Small / Little Figurative sculpture / statuette / statuary / ornament / figurine
Museum National Gallery sculpture statuary
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