Posts Categorized: Artists

June Featured Artist Reception

“Nature’s Gifts:  Wood and Color ” is the theme of Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery’s June Featured Artist event. Wood turner Mark McAllaster and watercolorist B.J. Briscoe join artistic forces to bring you a joyful visual treat. After more than 40 years working with wood, Mark masterfully enhances grain, color and the natural characteristics of each… Read more »

Distinctive New Mexico Experience

If you haven’t been to Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery lately, you’re missing out on a delightful and distinctive New Mexico experience. In historic Romero House on Old Town’s Plaza, we are filled with fantastic fulfillments of artistic impulse with works by our 40 artist members. We are awash in ambiance from our festive balcony to… Read more »

Knots on the Cutting Edge.

“Knots on the Cutting Edge. ” That’s the theme for Amapola artists co-op Gallery ‘s March Featured Artist exhibition. I say we could call it “Runs with Scissors. ” Quilter and macrame knotter Marge Farmer Page, and paper cutter Sara Carley, employ knots and scissors in their artwork and cut quite a swath doing it…. Read more »

Welcoming Guest Artist Iris McDowell

Join the members of Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery in welcoming Guest Artist Iris McDowell, a gifted artist whose functional ceramics enhance everyday tasks. Iris’ s background includes more than three decades as symphony violinist and violist. Iris imparts a lyric quality to her clay work, elegant shapes enhanced by the application of copper leaf. Her… Read more »

Come celebrate the new at Amapola Gallery as we welcome Kelly McIntyre.

Come embrace the new at Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery! New desk, new carpet, glorious new fountains in our patio and an exciting Guest Member who is new to Amapola and to the professional art world. Kelly McIntyre, Albuquerque born and bred, is from a family of artists, ceramists, watercolorists and oil painters. Kelly’s work in… Read more »

Amapola Welcomes Two New Artists

Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery, with a new year, new carpeting, new desk and new members, creates a refreshing experience for first- time and repeat visitors alike. Featured artists through February are jeweler Brenda Bowman, whose creations embody everyday elegance, and Pat Oliver, with powerful pastels of peaceful southwestern panoramas. Good stuff for you – –… Read more »

November Featured Artists Theme Metamorphosis

Diaz-Arntzen and Kaleta November Featured Artists We at Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery are an accomplished group of oddballs, none more so than our Featured Artists for November, Cristina Diaz-Arntzen and Elzbieta Kaleta. Each comes to us from elsewhere: Cristina from Monterrey in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, and Elzbieta from Cracow, Poland. Each is an American citizen,… Read more »

Featured Artists October Play With Time and Texture

Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artists for October are Phil Green and Annette Galvano, with the theme “Time and Texture.” Time is what Phil had on his hands when he retired some fifteen years ago. He combined the two –time and hands! — and began creating Raku clocks. Raku’s unpredictable and brilliant colors combine with Phil’s clever… Read more »

Guest Artist Gwen Peterson Returns to Amapola Gallery

Join the artists at Amapola co-op Gallery in welcoming back one of our own, award-winning serigrapher Gwen Entz Peterson. Gwen was an original member in 1980, working to get us off the ground. After three years she moved on to other pastures. Now she’s back! Her silkscreen prints range from a tiny Siamese cat to… Read more »

Guest Member Artist Roberto Crespin

Meet Guest Member Artist Roberto Crespin Our new Amapola guest artist started life as just plain Robert Crespin. The “o” was bestowed on this gifted photographer to distinguish him from another Robert. Roberto or Robert, Amapola has him and we’re delighted. Roberto Crespin comes to our nifty artists’ co-op gallery through the urging of another… Read more »