In 1945 he studied drawing and painting with Clara Scwabe. He attended Central High School in Santurce, were he graduated in 1947.
Born in Cayey, Puerto Rico on April 26, 1929. In 1938 his family moved to San Juan and relocated in Santurce, Parada 22 1/2. During his time at the Central (Santurce Central High) School, Rodriguez Baez met Carlos Raquel Rivera (Yauco, Puerto Rico).
After graduating from the Central School of Santurce takes classes at the Academy of Art Edna College
Then in 1949, he founded his first studio called Ches les Artistes at Parada 15 in Santurce. Later, he worked as a set designer in the Tapia Theater productions and the University of Puerto Rico.
In 1954 he began working as the Director of scenery WAPA-television In 1958 participates in the First Hispano-American Biennial of Painting in Mexico, with the work entitled: "The Cathedral " (1956). Then, in the sixties it became one of the most prominent figures in the social realism, with its portraits and landscapes in which reflected life in the inner city of San Juan.
In the 1970s FeloR focused his work painting murals, and during the 1980s made political cartoons in defense of the Puerto Rican culture.
In 1973 he was appointed Director of Programming Channel 6 WIPR-television He was professor and director of the School of Plastic Arts of Puerto Rico. He became director of the Division of Fine Arts of the Institute of Puerto Rican Culture in 1988. In 1949, Félix Rodríguez Báez among Jose Torres Martino, Lorenzo Homar, Rafael Tufiño, Julio Rosado del Valle, Carlos Raquel Rivera and Ruben Rivera Aponte establish the Puerto Rican Arts Center (Centro de Arte Puertorriqueño).
The Center was located on San Jose Street #152 (2nd floor), Old San Juan On December 1951 Centro de Arte published its first el collective portfolio: Louisiana Estampa Puertorriqueña (The Puerto Rican image).
Rodriguez Báez contributed to this portfolio with the linocut print titled: Louisiana Perla. In 1950 the Puerto Rico National Guard deployed Rodriguez Baez to 2nd Battalion of 295 Infantry Regiment during the Jayuya Uprising.
Later that year, he served as first sergeant for a group of soldiers assigned to the Rio Piedras State Penitentiary. Rodríguez Báez retires in 1994.
During the next few years he would continue painting in his studio located in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.
FeloR, died on March 31, 2013, at 84 years of age.