Nicholas Herrera’s exhibit at EVOKE Contemporary, “Corazon Y Alma (Heart and Soul),” fits right into the spirit of the holiday season. The image of the heart is seen in works in the show.
Herrera, who was born and raised in the small northern New Mexico village of El Rito, is a folk artist whose relatives were among the early settlers who came to New Mexico with Juan de Oñate y Salazar in 1598. His work is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. and the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe. [Read More…]