Location of the artist
Severino is son of Master Vitalino and was born on 4 April 1940 in the town of Alto do Moura, near Caruaru, Pernambuco State. He has worked with clay figures since he was eight years old. He adopted his father’s style and is renowned for the good quality finishing of his figures. Today he runs the Master Vitalino house/museum, which is a copy of the family’s old home.