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“Hollyhocks, Wood Grain and Rainbows” – November Featured Artists

The triple threat of Marti Anspach, Neal Drago and Amy Jane Johnson create Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artists exhibit for November. Printmaker Martie Anspach produces charming etchings and lino cuts with a variety of natural-world subjects. Hollyhock dominate here, but not to the exclusion of other delicate, subtle works. (Hard to imagine a domineering, exclusive hollyhock…. Read more »

Halloween at Amapola Gallery!

Halloween ghoulies and goblins! When you rumble into Amapola Gallery this month, there’ll be no tricks, but we have lots of treats–just not the edible kind. We have bootiful greeting cards for the witch or warlock of your heart, mugs for that poison brew, bowls for your collection of severed fingers, glorious chains–even some cheery… Read more »

Balloon Fiesta 2019!

Several balloons float over Albuquerque almost every morning of the year. Practice for the glorious aerial extravaganza which is Balloon Fiesta. And here it is again! Gas-powered hot air balloons aloft! Since gravity eventually prevails why not continue the process and keep coming down–to Old Town, a tiny, historical jewel, with museums and marvels, restaurants… Read more »

“The Art of the Matter” – October Featured Artists

Diana Kirkpatrick and Gwen Peterson employ sterling, stones and sundry silkscreens to present “The Art of the Matter”, Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artists exhibit for October. Diana Kirkpatrick crafts art to wear from gemstones and sterling, incorporating organic textures and elements from nature into her distinctive work. Using a variety of techniques and a vast array… 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 »

“Cultures Across the Globe Bring Inspiration” – May Featured Artists

Cultures across the globe bring inspiration, especially to Amapola Gallery’s much-traveled Katherine Gauntt and Michele McMillan, Amapola’s Featured Artists for May. Katherine’s latest trips took her to Paris and Japan. The graceful shapes of Parisian bridges and the many-layered pagodas of Japan, as well as the splendid gardens of both locales, are reflected in these… 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 »

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 »