Monthly Archives: January 2020

“Earth and Sky” – Our February Featured Artist Exhibition

“Earth and Sky,” an exciting new exhibit at Amapola Gallery beginning February 1, features works by potter Iris McDowell and painter Kay Richards. Iris McDowell creates elegant yet functional pottery with lyrical lines and intense colors. Her glazes of burgundy, turquoise, green, purple, deep blue, brown and metallic black combine with selective applications of copper… Read more »

The History of Amapola Gallery

Happy Birthday, Amapola Gallery! That’s right, Amapola is forty years old in 2020. Our gallery began in January, 1980, the brainchild of several artists, of whom Jan Hayes was the driving force. (Ms Hayes, a fierce advocate, went on to spearhead Sandia Bear Watch.) Conceived as a springboard for artists not yet fully established, to… Read more »

40 Year Anniversary!

Happy Birthday to Us! That’s right. In January, 2020, Amapola Gallery turns forty years old. For any gallery this is a triumph. For a superb, artists’ co-op gallery, it is remarkable. I remark it! Think of it. Forty years of actual cooperating among a shifting cast of creative folks accustomed to working alone! With so… Read more »