New art gallery opens at Pueblo de San Ildefonso on the plaza across from the ‘big tree’ 10 miles north of Santa Fe. Courtesy photo
The Than Povi Fine Art Gallery and Gift Shop, owned by Elmer and Deborah Torres of Pueblo de San Ildefonso has opened a new location, just 10 miles north of the Santa Fe city limits.
The gallery is at 6 Banana Lane off U.S. 84/285 at Exit 176, north of the Santa Fe Opera and next to Gabriel’s Restaurant.
Specializing in New Mexico Native American artists, the gallery boasts a large collection of the famous San Ildefonso Pueblo Black-on-Black Pottery from artists Maria Martinez, Erik Fender, Martha Fender, Adelphia Martinez, as well as other Native American artists such as Kathleen and Adrian Wall, Jemez Pueblo and many more.
The Than Povi Gallery also has a great selection of jewelry from various New Mexico Tribes, from well known artist Althea Carejo of Santo Domingo Pueblo and many others. The gallery is proud to support more than 25 New Mexico Native American artist.
Than Povi Gallery also carries a large selection of Native Traditional clothing, footwear and Pendleton blankets.
The gallery will feature artist demonstrations the third weekend of each month.
The public is invited to a grand opening planned for the new gallery at 10 a.m. Feb. 16.