Helen Hardin: Santo Domingo Garden Bird 1979, acrylic on board
Adobe Gallery, 221 Canyon Road, 505-955- 0550 Pablita Velarde & Helen Hardin: Tradition & Innovation opens with a 4 p.m. reception on Friday, Jan. 29. Velarde (1918-2006) and her daughter Hardin (1943-1984) had dissimilar painting styles. Velarde, a student of the Studio School at the Santa Fe Indian School, painted in a traditional style using handmade pigments. Hardin paints in a more contemporary mode, exploring themes of Native and non- Native identity that reflect her upbringing. The show includes works by both artists.