Posts Categorized: Artists

March Featured Artists – “Potpourri”

“Potpourri.” That’s the theme of Amapola Gallery’s March Featured Artist exhibition. This potpourri is a delightful mixture of beauty for eye and soul by two women who love to create and share their own unique visions. Brenda Bowman works her design magic with beads of metal, glass, stones and pearls. These provide an exciting and… Read more »

Welcoming Catalina Salinas to Amapola Gallery

Join with the 39 New Mexico artists of Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery in welcoming our newest guest member, oil painter Catalina Salinas. Salinas, originally from Bolivia, trained as an architect. Indeed she met her future husband while both were students in UNM’s school of architecture, from which Catalina earned her M.A. As a child, though,… Read more »

February Featured Artists

“A Story in Silver/ Nature’s Way ” are the themes of Amapola Gallery’s February Featured Artist event. Diana Kirkpatrick tells stories in sterling silver, with set stones and wire work. The designs flow organically from the stones she selects. Textures reflecting the natural world complete the design, or may comprise the entire design in and… Read more »

“Stitched Witchery and Mud Magic”

“Stitched Witchery and Mud Magic. ” This is the beguiling theme of Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery’s January Featured Artist exhibit, with works by fiber artist Annette Galvano and ceramic sculptor K.D. Fullerton. Together, these two conjure up an enchanting display. Annette Galvano casts a spell with felted wool handbags, hats, scarves and wall and table… Read more »

December All Member Show

December is always a fun month at Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery because we roll out our annual all-member show. Come see our best and most festive gifts for your list or yourself. Wonders of painting (acrylics, oils, collage, watercolors, inks and mixed media), wooden boxes and bowls, photography, glass and painted gourds, pastels and ceramics,… Read more »

New Guest Member at Amapola Gallery

Debra King imparts a psychedelic quality to the photography she exhibits as Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery’s newest guest member. A relative newcomer to New Mexico, Debra has a solid and long- term background in art in most of its forms. So impressed with her talent was her sixth grade teacher that she arranged for Debra… Read more »

November Featured Artists

Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery presents a triple threat as our November Featured Artists. Between them, they cover a lot of ground, too. With the intriguing theme of “Wood and Water, ” they include Martie Anspach, printmaker, Neal Drago, boxmaker, and watercolorist Katherine Gauntt. Martie Anspach is a master printmaker. In keeping with the show’s theme,… Read more »

October Featured Artists

Constructors of beauty- -both Michele McMillan and Debra Montoya earn that title with each piece of their work. Michele and Debra are Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artists in October and they’re quite a pair. Michele McMillan is an award-winning silversmith with her own distinctive style. Her cast (lost-wax) creations utilize such natural objects as bits of… 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 »

Featured Artists of August 2017

At Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery we are pleased to introduce Rebecca Olesen and jeweler Joyance as our Featured Artists for August. Rebecca’s acrylic landscapes are New Mexico all the way. She not only has a native’s appreciation of our vast evocative space but a graceful interpretation honed by near- daily painting. And the lady can… Read more »