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Paints and Patinas – November’s Featured Artists at Amapola

“Paints and Patinas” highlight Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery’s November Featured Artists display. Vera Russell supplies the paints and Jeannette Easley, the patinas. Vera Russell, an artist since her childhood, has lived and painted throughout much of the world, using pastels, acrylics, watercolors, and her favorite, oils. She even operated a well-regarded ceramics business for several… Read more »

What Do During Balloon Fiesta Albuquerque

My mom used to liken the experience of walking the balloon launch field during Albuquerque’s annual Balloon Fiesta to wandering among brightly colored elephants. Watching a launch is an unforgettable experience. But we all know what goes up must come down. And even if balloons floated forever, your neck would never hold out. In the… Read more »

Greetings Balloon Fans!

We all know balloons must be inflated. Not so our prices! One big benefit of shopping at Amapola co-op Gallery for souvenirs, gifts, decor, inspiration and adornment–our prices are NOT inflated. When the balloons have landed and the day stretches ahead, come meet the artists–all New Mexican all the time–, marvel at the variety of… 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 »

“Hard Time and Liquid Assets” – September Featured Artists

No, not prison whiskey, it’s the theme of Amapola Gallery’s September Featured Artist exhibit, with the colorful Raku clocks of Phil Green and the dramatic acrylic “pours” of Sally Rugala. Phil Green crafts Raku timepieces for desk or wall, in different sizes and myriad shapes including sunflowers, balloons and bird houses. Of special interest is… 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 »

“Of Earth And Sky” – July Featured Artists

“Of Earth and Sky”– an expansive title for the expansive range of work presented by Ann Tidrow Connely and Barbara Lewis, Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artists for July. Ann Connely brings earth to life with her ceramics, little “friendship ” bowls with tiny human figures, and charmingly detailed, flowering cactuses which can be used as vases… 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 »

“Thrown and Sewn” Pottery, Quilts and Macrame – May Featured Artists

“Thrown and Sewn: Pottery/Quilts/Macrame” is the title of Amapola Gallery’s May Featured Artist celebration. Ceramist Iris McDowell and fabric artist Marge Farmer-Page provide an exciting, contrasting display. “Throw” — to form ceramic objects on a potter’s wheel is an odd word to describe the way Iris McDowell creates her lyrically finished bowls, mugs and pie… Read more »

April Featured Artists – “Bold and Beautiful”

Lynda Burch Featured Artist April Amapola Gallery

“Bold and Beautiful–Dynamic Paintings by Lynda Burch and Exquisite Jewelry by Jack Boglioli.” Whew! Quite a mouthful to announce Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery’s Featured Artists for April. In fairness, this show is quite an eyeful! Lynda Burch creates mixed media art with postage stamps, wine labels and antique maps. Her use of bold and colorful… Read more »