Winder, Kwani Povi – “Waiting Innocence” Oil on Linen (8″ x 10″)
This is a striking oil painting by Kwani Povi Winder. She is from Santa Clara Pueblo and 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, “Waiting Innocence”. The piece is nicely framed as seen in the photo.
Kwani said about this piece:
“Children are our future, they are the new ancestors. Moments like the one in this painting show me that our future is in bright and capable hands.”