Santos Y Mas—saints, retablos, paintings and more

Originally published in Taos News Santos Y Mas is a unique store, not only because of the handmade santos sold there but also due to the “mas” part. You can find more than wooden saints in this Arroyo Seco shop. From the ceramic Christmas ornaments, available year-round, to the furniture, clothes and other consignment pieces…

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…