Gallery Exhibit

Native American Easel Art Exhibit

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The Development of Native American Easel Art in New Mexico is now open at Coronado Historic Site and runs through February 2016. Featured are 18 prints of original water color paintings lent by the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s Dorothy Dunn Collection.

Among the artists on view are Vidal Casiquito, Jr. of Jemez, Gilbert Atencio of San Ildefonso, and Pablita Velarde of Santa Clara, as well as several pieces by Zia artist,Velino Shije Herrera, who in the early 1930s painted the murals in the reconstructed Kiva at the Coronado Site. Pueblo lifeways is the exhibition’s theme.

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