Fredy Huamán Mallqui is a Peruvian-born wood carver, conservator, and artist who has lived and worked in Erie, PA, since 2012. Growing up in Ayacucho, Peru, he apprenticed with master carvers from the age of nine and graduated from the Felipe Guamán Poma de Ayala School of Fine Arts in 2005. Subsequently, Fredy trained with the Peruvian Ministry of Culture in the conservation of religious art, sculpture, and architectural elements and became fluent in carving Baroque, Rococo, Gothic, and Romanesque styles. Today, Fredy carves classic ornamental pieces and contemporary sculptural work for private clients and public art commissions. His carving and artwork have been exhibited in the U.S., Peru, Germany, and Austria.