St. Valentine Retablo
Acrylic on wood
saw-tooth hanger on back
Painted in Santa Fe by Georgia Carbone
Signed on back
St. Valentine is the patron saint of lovers, engaged couples, and beekeepers!
Georgia is the founder of GEORGI∆ ELECTR∆ Studio and ELECTR∆ Gallery. She holds an MFA from the California College of the Arts and has been an artist for over 25 years. She is adept with many different media and makes artwork for healing and spiritual growth. She learned to paint retablos from her neighbor, Theresa Vigil Montoya of Chimayo, who has been painting traditional New Mexican retablos for over 40 years.