Posts Categorized: Artists

September Featured Artists

Amapola Featured Artists for September are Annette Galvano, with felted wool hats, handbags, scarves and more… …and Cynthia Mulvaney, with quirky and nostalgic paintings and assemblages. Reception is from 4 to 7p.m. on Friday, September 6, at Amapola co-op Gallery, 205 Romero N.W., in Old Town. (505) 242-4311 or amapolagallery.com.

“Weaving Metal and Memories” – August Featured Artists

Jack Boglioli Amapola Gallery Tiger's Eye Stone on Stone Pendant

Jack Boglioli and Carol Sparks will dazzle your eyes with their show, “Weaving Metal and Memories,” the Amapola Gallery Featured Artists exhibit for August. Jack Boglioli is defining his jewelry career by developing completely new methods of setting stones. He meticulously weaves thin strands of gold and silver into unique and graceful settings for a… Read more »

“NECTERE” – July Featured Artists at Amapola Gallery

“Nectere”, from the Latin, meaning to bind or tie. Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artists for July choose this as the title of their exhibit. What ties the works of Debra Montoya and Catalina Salinas together? Color, texture and control of medium. Debra Montoya constructs brilliantly-colored, thoroughly original wall and wearable mosaics using glass, pottery, found objects,… Read more »

“Elephants, Landscapes and Bowls” – April Featured Artists

“Elephants, Landscapes and Bowls.” Oh my! Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artists exhibit for April can barely contain the works of carver/painter Kristin Parrott and wood turner Mark McAllaster. Kristin Parrott, an artist/member at Amapola since our founding in 1980, has over the years been juried to exhibit more than ten mediums. Here she focuses on hand-carved… Read more »

Amapola Gallery’s Newest Member – Allen Tillery

There’s something fishy about Allen Tillery, Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery’s newest member. Fins, tails, scales, buggy eyes and all. Everything but the smell and four times the color. Allen’s background is tech school and a degree in offset lithography, years as a tech working on base for (but not in)the Air Force and as a… Read more »

February Featured Artists

Amapola Gallery presents “Glass/PaperScissors,” an intriguing exhibit of glasswork by Carol Lutz and cut paper by Sara Carley. Carol Lutz, by day a mild-mannered art teacher, dons her Super cape in her morsels of spare time to cut/fuse/slump brightly-colored glass. She creates striking crosses, dishes, lazy susans and what she calls “stripes of glass” or… Read more »

“Earth and Sky,” Amapola Gallery’s October Featured Artists

“Earth and Sky,” Amapola Gallery’s October Featured Artists exhibit, is an exciting blend of natural-object assemblages, and paper cuts and photographs. Art Rosenberg’s constructions incorporate stone, bamboo, wood, sea urchin quills and other natural objects, all secured to slabs of slate. They are meditative, minimalist and explosively quiet, and reflect Art’s interest in, and admiration… Read more »

August Featured Artists at Amapola

“Southwest Textures: Fabric and Earth” is the title of the combined works of punch quilt creator Cristina Diaz-Arntzen and potter Sandra Moench. These are Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artists for August. Diaz-Arntzen, a native of Monterrey, Mexico, emigrated to the United States with her family when she was 16. After 28 years as a bilingual educator… Read more »

“Color Bold” – June Featured Artists at Amapola

A bold use of color is shared by the work of artists Amy Jane Johnson and Kelly McIntyre, June’s Featured Artists at Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery. Amy Jane’s rainbow colors adorn not only wearables but also delicate and joyous ceramic cups, plates and bowls. Her clothing ranges from cotton socks and onesies through silk scarves… Read more »

New Guest Member – Pamela Troutman

Amapola Gallery newcomer Pamela Troutman, an emigre from Fairfax, Virginia, brings her take on bead weaving and bead embroidery to our already fabulous space. Pam also works with polymer clays, and includes this in some of her finished jewelry pieces. Pam was a “really creative kid,” at one time charging neighbor kids a quarter to… Read more »