Posts Categorized: Artists

“Juxtaposition” – March Featured Artists

“Juxtaposition,” a celebration of works by Ann Tidrow Connely and Sally Rugala, is on display at Amapola Gallery for the month of March. Connely’s work is grounded in the earth. With dramatic colors and dynamic brushwork she embraces the reality of New Mexico’s sunset skies, storm clouds, sprawling hills, caught in the moment. Her ceramic… Read more »

“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 »

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 »