Silver Tufa Cast pendant featuring a figure with a turquoise head carrying a pot and wearing a detailed naja necklace. Titled “Night Corn Spirit”, their body is adorned with a corn stalk and celestial sky. It is signed “A KEWA” w/ a cornstalk and church.
Anthony Lovato is a fifth-generation Kewa (Santo Domingo Pueblo) artist. He is known for his tufa cast work, often featuring petroglyph and pictograph symbols. He is the son of notable lapidary artist Mary Coriz Lovato, and grandson of Santiago Leo Coriz. A graduate of Santa Fe’s Institute of American Indian Arts, Lovato lives and works in Santo Domingo Pueblo. In 2023 he was honored as the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture’s Living Treasure.