Monthly Archives: July 2015

Featured Artists Show for August is “Dog Days of Summer”

About our Featured Artists Show for August Four featured artists team up to showcase our theme, “Dog Days of Summer:” Amy Sproul, handmade paper collage and boxed books; Cristina Diaz-Arntzen, punch quilts, watercolorist Barbara B.J. Briscoe and clay artist Julie Murray. Our gem of the month is peridot, a stone emitting a warm, friendly energy…. Read more »

Quilts and Quilting Art a Practical Specialty of Marge Farmer-Page

Marge Farmer-Page came to quilts and quilting art through a series of happy accidents. Like most of the members of Amapola, she began her art career in the previous millennium. Her family had recently moved to Albuquerque. During tax season she worked for a major tax return company, and worked full-time as a homemaker with… Read more »

Encaustic Art Presented by Guest Member Artist

Join us in welcoming Tricia Simmons as our newest guest member artist at Amapola Gallery. Tricia spent most of her life in the Chicago area, where she raised her five children. Over the years she worked as a registered nurse, massage therapist and aromatherapist before moving to Albuquerque nearly a decade ago. She, with her… Read more »

Woodwork Art Addresses Form and Function

Amapola Gallery’s Woodwork Art by Neal Drago and Mark McCallaster “Woodworking requires a completely different kind of thinking and problem-solving ability than writing. With writing, you take a set of facts and ideas, and you reason your way forward to a story that pulls them together. With woodworking, you start with an end product in… Read more »

July Featured Artists Show at Amapola Gallery

July Featured Artists Show “Scarlet Sunsets” During the summer months Amapola offers July Featured Artists Show with the theme, “Scarlet Sunsets.” The exhibit, which continues the Gallery’s focus on gems of the month, is suggested by the ruby, a stone which encourages the wearer to follow his or her bliss. You’ll find bliss as you… Read more »