Monthly Archives: August 2017

Words from Margaret Parrott

I’d like to share something my mother wrote years ago. Margaret Parrott was a gifted artist and original member of Amapola Gallery. “I understand all over again that being awake for the religious experience is the realm of the artist in each of us. The ordinary, when truly noticed, becomes wonderful. Practicality threatens to be… Read more »

September Featured Artists

Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery is pleased to present photographer Patrick O’Brien and glass maven Diana Swanson as our September Featured Artists.   Pat O’Brien calls himself, “Just another photographer. ” Don’t you believe it. His images of buffalo, eagles and other southwestern creatures are so full of life they almost radiate body heat. Views of… Read more »

Why Is It Called A “Co-op” ?

I write “Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery ” for a specific reason, even though our actual name is Amapola Gallery. That’s to emphasize that we are a cooperative. Each of us contributes rent, time and our various strengths to keep our lovely gallery open and staffed. A local co-op is also a virtual poster child for… Read more »