Posts Categorized: Artists

Sculpture Art from Stone

Amapola Gallery Member Kristin Parrott Loves Sculpture I had a sort of vision once, a flash onto my inner eye. A red stone bear, carved by me, with a hawk’s feather as her power bundle. (Tied onto her back with a triple length of genuine synthetic faux sinew, for those of you unfamiliar with the… Read more »

Art and Balloons at Albuquerque’s Amapola Gallery

Lynda Burch has been a valuable member of Amapola Gallery since 2005. Her mixed media wall pieces encompass collage, acrylic, watercolor and a healthy dose of imagination. Her stamp and map collages are especially distinctive and unusual. Prints of both her pictograph series of collages and of her stamp/map collages have been carried by the… Read more »

Quilts and Quilting Art a Practical Specialty of Marge Farmer-Page

Marge Farmer-Page came to quilts and quilting art through a series of happy accidents. Like most of the members of Amapola, she began her art career in the previous millennium. Her family had recently moved to Albuquerque. During tax season she worked for a major tax return company, and worked full-time as a homemaker with… Read more »

Encaustic Art Presented by Guest Member Artist

Join us in welcoming Tricia Simmons as our newest guest member artist at Amapola Gallery. Tricia spent most of her life in the Chicago area, where she raised her five children. Over the years she worked as a registered nurse, massage therapist and aromatherapist before moving to Albuquerque nearly a decade ago. She, with her… Read more »

Woodwork Art Addresses Form and Function

Amapola Gallery’s Woodwork Art by Neal Drago and Mark McCallaster “Woodworking requires a completely different kind of thinking and problem-solving ability than writing. With writing, you take a set of facts and ideas, and you reason your way forward to a story that pulls them together. With woodworking, you start with an end product in… Read more »

Meet Guest Member Artists New to Amapola Gallery

Guest Member Artists Julie Murray and Diana Swanson join Amapola Gallery Join us as we share information about guest member artists Julie Murray and Diana Swanson. Julie Murray remembers how, as a little girl in Northern Minnesota, she made pinch pots out of clay she found near her parents’ lake cabin. She has made potting… Read more »

The Onion Fine Oil Painting

The onion – allium cepa – is a plant of the lily family. It has an edible bulb with a strong, sharp smell and taste. The dictionary says so! Onions range in color from white to red. The American variety is said to be the most pungent. All onins are cousins of the Easter lily…. Read more »

About Jewelry

Webster’s online dictionary defines jewel as an ornament of precious metal often set with stones or decorated with enamel and worn as an accessory of dress. Amapola is resplendent with many varied jewels and they come with a wide variety of prices, from trinket to “Darling, you shouldn’t have!” Jack Boglioli is a weaver of wire… Read more »

Amapola Gallery Announces Three New Guest Members

Amapola is pleased to welcome three new guest members to the gallery. Debra Montoya’s family has lived in the Dixon Area for generations. She combines traditional New Mexican motifs and color palette with her love of nature. Debra incorporates found objects, glass and her own ceramic roses into color-intense mosaic wall pieces. How did she… Read more »