Monthly Archives: May 2015

About June’s Featured Artist Show at Amapola Gallery

June’s featured artist show at Amapola Cooperative Art Gallery is ‘Luminous Landscapes,’ fitting for the month’s gemstone which is pearl. A pearl signifies innocence, charity and faith. Pearls are often described as luminous. June’s featured artists are Karen Servatt, pastels; Katherine Gauntt, watercolors and oils; and Mary Sharp-Davis, ceramics. Karen’s vibrant, richly layered works personify… Read more »

Fine art? Fine Craft?

Amapola Gallery offers fine art and fine craft form 40 local artisans.

My dictionary defines fine art as “usually restricted to the graphic arts, drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, and sometimes, architecture.” Art is “the making or doing of things that have form and beauty,” while craft is “manual art…dexterity in a particular manual occupation.” Confusing, no? However, on the basis of this information, Amapola does not exhibit… Read more »

Tour our Cooperative Art Gallery – Virtually!

A tour of Amapola Gallery, a cooperative art gallery, begins with the cheerful courtyard. This, or the lounge or the lounge downstairs, complete with free wi-fi, are restful places to enjoy your frozen yogurt, coffee and soft drinks from Yay Yogurt, our downstairs neighbor. While downstairs, you can tour the eight-piece display of wall art… Read more »

About Jewelry

Webster’s online dictionary defines jewel as an ornament of precious metal often set with stones or decorated with enamel and worn as an accessory of dress. Amapola is resplendent with many varied jewels and they come with a wide variety of prices, from trinket to “Darling, you shouldn’t have!” Jack Boglioli is a weaver of wire… Read more »