Monthly Archives: October 2015

Golden Gathering is theme for Featured Artists November

Featured Artists November share Golden Gathering theme Our Golden Gatherings theme is suggested by golden citrine, this month’s gemstone. Citrine dissipates negative energy and tends to balance energies. We all need a little balance heading into the holidays! Featured Artists November are Kay Richards, mixed-media paintings; Pat Oliver, pastels; Mark McAllaster, turned wooden bowls; and Sara… Read more »

Straight Lines, Artists and Supporters of Art

Local Albuquerque Artists Make Amapola’s Art Fun We artists who man (and woman) Amapola while the gallery is open frequently hear, “I wish I could do that, but I can’t draw a straight line.”   This raises two issues, one of which I’ll tackle. First, you don’t have to draw a straight line to make… Read more »

Saluting Past, Present and Future Amapola Gallery Directors

Amapola  Gallery Directors Manage Co-op Success My grandfather used to say, “All men are created equal, but some are a damn sight more equal than others,” leaving no doubt as to were he fit in. Well, in Amapola artists’ cooperative gallery we are all equal. Trouble is, we still need a board of directors, including,… Read more »

Sculpture Art from Stone

Amapola Gallery Member Kristin Parrott Loves Sculpture I had a sort of vision once, a flash onto my inner eye. A red stone bear, carved by me, with a hawk’s feather as her power bundle. (Tied onto her back with a triple length of genuine synthetic faux sinew, for those of you unfamiliar with the… Read more »

Co-Op Gallery Albuquerque a Balloon Destination

Amapola Co-op Gallery ABQ Balloon Destination Albuquerque’s International Balloon Fiesta is a long-standing wonderment, what with a field of more than 600 balloons this year, mass ascensions, special shapes rodeo, key grab, races–Wow! Wondrous though it is, it is largely an early-morning event. Ah, Fiesta goers think, now what? Fear not! The answer is Amapola… Read more »