Peter Felten Jr
Peter "Fritz" Fritts Felten, Jr. is active/lives in Kansas. Peter Felten Jr is known for stone carved sculpture.
Biography Peter Felten, Jr.
While serving in the Navy from 1952-56, Peter Felten visited art museums on the east and west coasts and in Hawaii. He attended an art league school in New York for a short time and then began sculpting and taking classes at Fort Hays State University.
His studio is the Stone Gallery in Hays, Kansas. Two of his best-known works are Monarch of the Plains, a larger-than-life-sized replica of a buffalo bull carved from a 24-ton block of limestone and located outside of Hays, and Pioneer Family Statue installed in Oberlin in 1971.
Kansas State Capitol; Emprise Bank Collection
Sandzén Memorial Art Gallery
Lincoln (KS) Art Center
Sculptures in Hays, Oberlin, Atwood, Victoria, Stock
Susan Craig, "Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945)"
Wichita Art Museum’s Library Artists’ Files; Kansas! (2nd issue, 1967, 4th issue, 1971, 3rd issue, 1973).
This and over 1,750 other biographies can be found in Biographical Dictionary of Kansas Artists (active before 1945) compiled by Susan V. Craig, Art & Architecture Librarian at University of Kansas.
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