Winder, Kwani Povi – “Blessings Upon Me” Oil on on Board (10″ x 12″)
Kwani Povi Winder is an exceptional painter from Santa Clara Pueblo. Each oil painting is characterized by vibrant colors, deep emotions, and loose brushstrokes. Kwani seeks to explore her Santa Clara Pueblo Tewa heritage through painting and draws on her religious beliefs when developing and painting a native figure. Through her paintings, she seeks to preserve, share and educate about her unique heritage. The piece is entitled, “Blessings Upon Me”. It is a self-portrait of Kwani dressed for a dance at Santa Clara Pueblo. There is additional silver leaf in the sky. The painting of the feathers is stunning! The painting is beautifully framed.