Pete Felten Stone Sculptures, Hays, statewide
107 W. 6th, Hays 67601 [map this location]
Pete Felten standing next to "Monarch of the Plains" sculpture. Photo courtesy Bruce Burkholder.
Photo by Harland Schuster for KSF.
Pete Felten as work in his studio. Photo by Harland Schuster for KSF.
Pete Felten is an 8 Wonders of Kansas Art finalist because of his well-known stone sculptures statewide with his greatest being the Monarch of the Plains buffalo at Fort Hays State Historic Site.
ABOUT THE ARTIST
Pete Felten has spent most of his life in
The sculptures that Pete carves are mainly out of limestone. Although our area of
Pete also works with other varieties of stone including
What has made sculpting enjoyable for
Pete works continuously on one project or another. His works of art are located throughout the Midwest with many of his works located in many
ABOUT MONARCH OF THE PLAINS
Located on the grounds of historic
Source: Stone Gallery brochure
PETE'S TOP DOZEN LIST OF HIS SCULPTURES:
Monarch of the Plains, Hays
(Another buffalo, just slightly smaller, is found at Berryton Elementary, near Topeka at 2921 SE 69th, Berryton.)
Pioneer Family, Oberlin
Four Kansans, state capitol,
Prairie Dog, Norton
Pioneer Students, at
Eagle, WaKeeney Courthouse
For a brochure listing the site of 22 Felten sculptures in Hays call 800.569.4505.
HOURS: Pete's Stone Gallery at 107 W. 6th in Hays is open to the public daily 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Pete welcomes visitors to stop by and watch a project in progress.