Saturday, January 27, 2007

Napoleon Abueva


"Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture"



Napoleon Abueva
AKA Napoleon Veloso Abueva

  • Philippine National Artist for Sculpture (1976)

QUOTE
"There is money in 'lapok' (clay)."


ALIAS
"Billy"


DATE OF BIRTH
January 26, 1930

BIRTHPLACE
Tagbilaran, Bohol, Philippines


FATHER: Teodoro Abueva
MOTHER: Purification Veloso


USEFUL LINKS

Napoleon Isabelo Veloso-Abueva: The First And Only Boholano National Artist
Wikipedia Article on Napoleon Abueva
Cultural Heritage: Napoleon V. Abueva
Outstanding Awards by Filipinos
Abueva's works find a home at Malagos Gardens
National artist sees need to revitalize clay industry