Winder, Kwani Povi – “Hopi Maiden” Oil & Silver Leaf on Panel (20″ x 16″)
This is a traditional oil painting by Kwani Povi Winder. It has vibrant colors, deep emotions, and loose brushstrokes. The piece is entitled, “Hopi Maiden”. It is a Hopi maiden with her hair up and with sliver leafing in the background. 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 painting has strong composition and coloration. The piece is framed as seen in the photo.