Las Familias Barela y Salazar exhibition opens
Folks from throughout northern New Mexico came for the recent Visual Arts Gallery opening of Las Familias Barela y Salazar: Traditions in Taos Woodcarving, a group exhibition of work by descendants and artistic heirs of notable Taos woodcarver Patrociño Barela.
Also included are works from the family of Leo G. Salazar, another well-known Taos carver who knew Patrociño and was inspired by his carvings. Stop by the gallery for an artist’s talk from 1 to 2:30 p.m. this Thursday, Feb. 15. The exhibition runs through April 11.
Pictured: Luis Barela is shown with his woodcarving, “La Sagrada Familia.”