Roxanne Shaw Galindo

The Retablo Store

Large Altarscreens


ROXANNE SHAW GALINDO, SANTERA                                        
I have new works Buy it now! and examples of older pieces. If you want a similar one contact me or 303-619-9130


N. S. de los Dolores Retablo

6" x 12"



La Conquistadora Retablo

Patron of New Mexico

7" x 15"     $Sold

San Juan Nepomuceno Retablo

5.5" x 10"



Sacred Heart

4.5" x 8"    $75


 San Pascual, Patron of Cooks

6" x 10.5 "  



 Our Lady of Perpetual Help,  For Guidance

5.5" x 13"       $Sold


San Francisco Retablo

5.75 " x 10"        $Sold


Tree of Life Retablo

5.5" x 9"        


Our Lady of the Rosary Retablo
6" x 13"

Santo Tomas Aquinas Retablo
6" x 13"

Roxanne Shaw started making devotional art in 1994 at the age of 14. She learned how to paint from her mother Catherine Robles-Shaw. Roxanne watched her mom paint for three years before she finally picked up a paint brush. They would talk about saints and the traditional process that goes along with creating retablos.
    Catherine's first year in Spanish Market was 1995 and Roxanne was not yet in the youth market but was allowed to sell her first 5 retablos at her mother's booth. In 1996 Roxanne received the Judges Award for Unusual Creativity for an Adam and Eve retablo and a Purchase Award for a Flight into Egypt retablo at Spanish Market. Both pieces are in permanent collection at the Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts. Roxanne received third place in the 1997 Spanish Market for a triptych Retablo. In 1998, she received an award for Best Retablo in her age division (13-17) for a large piece featuring Guadalupe, San Miguel, San Rafael, San Gabriel, and Guardian Angel.
     In 1999, Roxanne did a Developing artist program offered by SCAS where she did an apprenticeship under Gustavo Victor Goler. During the time spent together they focused on the techniques of planning and carving a retablo boards. They analyzed the works done by the old master Santeros by visiting the collection of Larry Frank, the author of New Kingdom of Saints. To view the modern styles and techniques used by modern day Santeros they visited Good Hands Gallery in Santa Fe and Charles Carrillo art studio. During the nights she stayed at Rubel Jaramillo's and continued carving into the night.
     Roxanne entered as an adult in Spanish Market in 2000, where she received a First Place Award in Altar screens. In 2003, she received another First Place Altar screen Award at Spanish Market, for a 16" x 26" altar shown with Santa Teresa de Avila, Santo Nino, Santa Barbara, San Francisco, N.S. de Purisima Concepcion, and San Antonio. Roxanne received a First Place and a Honorable Mention Award for Large Retablos in 2004 at Spanish.Market. In 2005 She won 2nd place Large Retablos. Roxanne won Best of Show 2007 at El Museo de las Americas; The Altar Girls.She also won First Place in the San Pasqual Catagory at Spanish Market, 2007.She always sells out at Spanish Market.
    Over the years Roxanne has also participated in several other art shows. She exhibited in the Chili Harvest Festival in Denver, CO from 1995 untill present. And the Taylor Museum in Colorado Springs in 1996-2000. She taught a retablo making workshop in 1997 in Durango, CO at Fort Lewis College. She exhibited at the Sacred Art of Colorado show held at the Regis University in 2001 and again in 2006!. She has been a participant in the Spanish Market at The Fort in Morrison ,CO since 2002. She has also done exhibition shows at Blue Sage Gallery in Scottsdale, AZ from 2000 till present.
    Roxanne now resides in Nederland, CO where she continues to create her retablos and Altarscreens. Each year Roxanne notices that her carvings and painting are continuously improving and that she has grown so much as an artist since she started eleven years ago. She also has been working at the Boulder Medical Center as a medical records clerk for five years. She has carved several Bultos and plans to expand her carving horizon. She attended college for a couple of years. She married her Boyfriend of 7 years Anthony Galindo and now are proud parents of Jordan Catherine Galindo and Anthony Walker Galindo.

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