Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Auction to aid artist, his wife.(Final)

Byline: Journal Staff Report

A benefit art auction will be held today at La Fonda in Santa Fe to help Santo Domingo Pueblo silversmith Julian Lovato, whose home and workshop were destroyed in a fire March 27.

Lovato, 78, and his wife, Marie, 76, were able to escape but the couple's possessions were destroyed.

Lovato, who has won numerous awards for his jewelry, was honored by the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts with a Lifetime Achievement Award last August during the Santa Fe Indian Market. …

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