Monthly Archives: March 2016

Featured Artists April at Amapola Gallery

Amapola ‘s featured artists for April are Patrick O’Brien (photography & gallery photographer and lighting assistant) and yours truly, Kristin Parrott (mixed media painting and stone carving, plus blogger in chief and head trainer.) Pat is a master of Photoshop -enhanced ultra – realistic landscapes and wildlife vignettes. A retired wildlife biologist, Pat brings a… Read more »

Artist Cooperative Operative at Amapola

After a hundred years anybody can use a little restorative attention. At a robust 101, Romero House on Albuquerque’s Old Town Plaza, home to Amapola Gallery, is no different. Last year’s renovation transformed the ground floor and saw the establishment of Yay! Yogurt and a customers’ lounge complete with free wi -fi. Now it’s Amapola… Read more »

Amapola Gallery is a One-Stop Co-op, Gallery and Gift Shop

Want a One-of-a-Kind Co-op, Gallery and Gift Shop? There is an evocative but easy question on the agenda for the next Communications Committee meeting (the group which brings you, among other things, this blog.) The question is : “What are we? Gallery? Co-op? Gifts?” The easy answer is, “Yes!” First and foremost Amapola is an… Read more »

Kachina Deck Playing Cards Available at Amapola Gallery

Kachina Deck Playing Cards Draw Attention Margaret Parrott, a gifted painter and internationally – known playing card designer, was an original member of Amapola Gallery, from 1980 until her death in 2011.   The first card deck Margaret designed is this kachina deck. Spurred on by her love of masks across cultures, she studied museum… Read more »

Guest Member Photographer Jennifer Spradlin Joins Amapola

Amapola Gallery welcomes new guest member Jennifer Spradlin, photographer.   Jennifer is the daughter of our B. J. Briscoe,watercolorist, marking only the third mother /daughter combo in our 35-year history. Jennifer studied business in college, because what the heck can you do with a degree in Fine Arts? Okay, okay, you kibitzers, I hear your… Read more »