Ramon Alcoseba Abellana
(1911 - 2011)
Ramon Alcoseba Abellana was active/lived in Philippines. Ramon Abellana is known for figure sculpture, public art, composer.
Biography Ramon Alcoseba Abellana
Dr. Ramon Alcoseba Abellana (February 5, 1911 - November 5, 2001) was a Cebuano sculptor and composer from Carcar. Born on February 5, 1911. He learned sculpture from his grandfather, Gonzalo and from his father, Teofilo, who was also a school principal and sculptor. He pursued dentistry as a profession. He compared making dental impressions to sculpting.
An artist by heart, apart from practicing his dental profession, he was also making sculptures. His first commissioned work was the Carcar landmark, Rotunda, based on the sketches of his brother, Martino Abellana. Together with his brother, Manuel, he sculpted the figures. He also carved two life-sized statues: Lapu-lapu and Sergio Osmeña Sr., both can be seen at the grounds
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