11.75" Square Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE "Dolona Roberts born in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 1936.She studied art at the University of New Mexico 1957-59, and at ColoradoCollage Fine Art Center, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1955-57. Today she livesand works in her hometown, Santa Fe, New Mexico.""As a child one could find her mixing paints next to her Cherokeegrandmothers knees at the historical market place in Santa Fe.""Fascinated by the historic structure and the pueblo Indians wrapped intheir colorful blankets inspired her to become an artist. This early influence,the heritage of New Mexico, its lifestyle and Indian philosophy, is stillvisible in her work.""Dolona Roberts paintings in oil, acrylic, pastel on canvas and paper showsculptural forms and bright colors. Her elementary compositions and abstractpatterns make witness of us to the celebration of eternal mysteries."