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London, United Kingdom
Three esteemed female Spanish Market artists - Marie Romero Cash, Lorrie Garcia, and Arlene Cisneros Sena are the featured artists in a moderated panel discussion.
Marie Romero Cash has created religious paintings, bultos and altar screens since 1975. Her work is found in the St. Francis Cathedral Basilica in Santa Fe and collections around the world. She has also written several books about the art and culture of the Southwest and has lectured widely. She received the 1993 Lifetime Achievement Award at Spanish Market.
Lorrie Garcia is recognized as a Master Santera whose retablos and bultos are rooted in traditional iconography. At the annual Spanish Colonial Market in Santa Fe she has won many awards including the People's Choice Award, the Archbishop's Award, and the Best Collaboration Award with her husband, Andrew Garcia.
Arlene Cisneros Sena has achieved national and international acclaim for her retablos and altar screens. Her work is found in countless private collections as well as museums and the St. Francis Cathedral Basilica and the Vatican. She received the Governor's Award for Excellence in 2010 and the Master's Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2012.
The moderator for this event is Tey Marianna Nunn, Ph.D., who is the Director and Chief Curator of the Art Museum at the National Hispanic Cultural Center in Albuquerque. Dr. Nunn has curated a variety of acclaimed exhibits and is the recipient of numerous research fellowships. She is the author of Sin Nombre: Hispana and Hispano Artists of the New Deal Era.
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Co- Organizer Spanish Colonial Arts Society
The Museum of Spanish Colonial Art collects, preserves, and exhibits the Spanish colonial art of New Mexico and beyond, and educates the public about its related cultures and living traditions.