Monthly Archives: July 2016

August Featured Artists Tap Color and Light

Watercolorist Carol Sparks and glass maven Diana Swanson team up for Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artist exhibit “Expressions with Living Color and Light.” Sparks, an Albuquerque native, captures our stunning New Mexico light through her use of color, sharing her sense of awe at the landscapes and cultural traditions that surround us. Swanson is a relative… Read more »

Guest Member Artist Anita Caress Loves Glass

Glass artist Anita Caress is a shining addition to Amapola co-op Gallery. A resident of Albuquerque for 58 years and counting, she was introduced to the process of glass fusion while volunteering at her son’s middle school. Virtue got its reward that time! Anita has continued to create with fused glass, but she really loves… Read more »

Historic Old Town Offers Variety

Albuquerque’s historic Old Town is a destination delight In an Albuquerque Journal article of June 14, 2016, we are told that today’s shopper wants more, authenticity, community, park-like seating areas, more local artisan vendors and merchants … Does this sound like you? If so you’re in luck, because it describes historic Old Town, Albuquerque, New… Read more »

Guest Artist Diana Corbin Introduces Candle Carving

Welcome candle maker Diana Corbin to Amapola co-op Gallery’s diverse group of talented local artists. We’ve never had a candle carver before! Diana has lived in New Mexico now for six years. Her art background is as a drama teacher, and she currently teaches dance to fifth graders. Drama and movement animate Diana’s hand -dipped,… Read more »