Posts Categorized: Events

Post Quarantine Amapola Gallery Hours

We’re back! Art lovers, New Mexico souvenir hunters, fine craft appreciators, gift givers, we are now here for you again! Our COVID hours are 12:00 to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. We look forward to seeing you! Please, for your safety and ours, Face Masks Required.

“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 »

The History of Amapola Gallery

Happy Birthday, Amapola Gallery! That’s right, Amapola is forty years old in 2020. Our gallery began in January, 1980, the brainchild of several artists, of whom Jan Hayes was the driving force. (Ms Hayes, a fierce advocate, went on to spearhead Sandia Bear Watch.) Conceived as a springboard for artists not yet fully established, to… Read more »

40 Year Anniversary!

Happy Birthday to Us! That’s right. In January, 2020, Amapola Gallery turns forty years old. For any gallery this is a triumph. For a superb, artists’ co-op gallery, it is remarkable. I remark it! Think of it. Forty years of actual cooperating among a shifting cast of creative folks accustomed to working alone! With so… Read more »

January All Member Exhibition At Amapola Gallery

New Year’s Greetings from Amapola Gallery! Help us celebrate our forty years –¡ forty! ¡ I’m exhausted!–with a reception Friday, January 3, from 4 to 7 p.m. Featured is our whole gallery, all forty award-winning artisan-members. We present local, affordable variety, like a permanent arts and crafts fair with all New Mexican entries. Amapola artists’… Read more »

Artists Stray From Their Usual Mediums This December!

If you’ve ever been to Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery you know it’s an awesome experience. We produce an amazing variety of art and fine craft in almost every medium, at a price range to match any budget. If you’ve never been, now is the perfect time. For the holidays we outdo even ourselves! Really! Our… Read more »

Small Business Saturday!

Black Friday madness got you down? Small Business Saturday at Amapola Gallery is your answer. Amapola is a true artists’ co-op Gallery, run by and for ourselves, forty award-winning New Mexico artisans. Since each of us is a business of one, buying here means “small” business every day of the year. With our exciting variety… Read more »

Being Thankful at Amapola Gallery

We artists at Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery have much to be thankful for. We are ending our 39th year as a business in Old Town. Wow! That’s right–in January we’ll hit the big Four-Oh. We are grateful for a loyal and ever-expanding audience of satisfied customers. That’s You, and without you our gallery would be… Read more »

“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 »