Books + art = Taos Book Gallery

Books and art meet in Taos Book Gallery Originally published in Taos News Aptly named Taos Book Gallery, a new bookstore on Kit Carson Road showcases books and artwork. From a collection of signed first editions to the latest new books on New Mexico like Mabel Dodge Luhan and Company (that accompanies the exhibit at…

Lorrie Garcia, a Marian Santera

Image and story originally published in Taos News Photo: Katharine Egli Some artists discover their vocation early in life. Others blossom somewhat later, embracing a second or third career and excelling at it. Lorrie Garcia, a Master santera from Peñasco, is living proof that success is worth the wait. Garcia taught at the Peñasco High…

Santos with a twist

Originally published in The Taos News   Fotos/Tina Larkin Gustavo Victor Goler is a well-known santero. Had this statement been made in his native Argentina, people would have thought that he was a practitioner of Santeria — a syncretic faith that blends African religions and Catholicism. But a santero here in New Mexico, and only…