Posts Categorized: Events

New Colors and Textures at Amapola Gallery

More new stuff at Amapola artist’s co-op Gallery in Old Town! I’m talkin’ color and texture and an elegant new look. Amy Jane Johnson is our new fiber artist and she’s a dandy. In New Mexico for forty plus years, and sewing longer than that, Amy Jane creates scarves, unstructured jackets and even a line… Read more »

Holiday Stroll Old Town 2016 starts with Amapola

If you’ve never experienced Holiday Stroll Old Town style, you’re in for a treat! All of Old Town puts on its party clothes and starts celebrating the holiday season. Evergreen boughs, festive lights, lumenarias – – it’s a magical time to stroll where the Conquistadors walked. Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery is no exception. Friday, December… Read more »

November Featured Artists Theme Metamorphosis

Diaz-Arntzen and Kaleta November Featured Artists We at Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery are an accomplished group of oddballs, none more so than our Featured Artists for November, Cristina Diaz-Arntzen and Elzbieta Kaleta. Each comes to us from elsewhere: Cristina from Monterrey in Nuevo Leon, Mexico, and Elzbieta from Cracow, Poland. Each is an American citizen,… Read more »

Art Organization Honors Local Treasures 2016

Amapola’s Carol Maestas one of Local Treasures 2016 Carol Maestas, whose stunning watercolors are a treasure to Amapola Gallery, has been acknowledged as a Local Treasure by the Albuquerque Art Business Association (AABA), in recognition of her tireless work in promoting research toward treatment and cure of Rett Syndrome. Rett Syndrome traps its victim in… Read more »

Third Saturday May Event at Amapola Gallery

If you missed our first “Third Saturday Celebration” you missed a good one, with Joy Kelley supplying scads of Southwestern props and photographing folks who donned them, with San Felipe de Neri church as backdrop. Wonderful souvenirs. This Third Saturday May 21 from to 10:30am – 1:30pm features Kay Richards, one of this month’s Featured… Read more »

April Saturday Amapola Gallery Event

Family Photo Reality at Amapola Gallery Event Need a professionally – provided family photo? You know you do! One of Amapola Gallery’s fabulous photographers, Joy Kelley, has the skill, the camera, the location and the props to provide a unique and lasting memory for you and your family. Location : The patio of historic Romero House… Read more »

Old Town Sweetheart Stroll Showcases Jewelry at Amapola Gallery

Celebrate Sweetheart Stroll in historic Old Town! You’ll find live music, artist demonstrations, workshops, poetry readings and more, courtesy of the Albuquerque Arts Business Association. Dazzle your eyes with fascinating and beautiful wearable art from Amapola ‘s five fierce jewelers, February’s Featured Artists: Jack Boglioli’s wire wrap designer jewelry; Brenda Bowman’s contemporary jewelry; Michele McMillan’s… Read more »

December Featured Artists

The halls are decked and the decor is hung. And just in time, too! Come celebrate our December featured artists as Amapola Gallery honors all its members with a December showing. About December …Celebrate Amapola with our all-member show. Think of us as a rainbow of gemstones. We are your holiday gift headquarters. A fun fact… Read more »

Golden Gathering is theme for Featured Artists November

Featured Artists November share Golden Gathering theme Our Golden Gatherings theme is suggested by golden citrine, this month’s gemstone. Citrine dissipates negative energy and tends to balance energies. We all need a little balance heading into the holidays! Featured Artists November are Kay Richards, mixed-media paintings; Pat Oliver, pastels; Mark McAllaster, turned wooden bowls; and Sara… Read more »

Featured Artists October at Amapola Gallery

Amapola Gallery Presents Featured Artists October The theme of “Glimmer and Glow” refers to the month’s gemstone, opal. Opal promotes imagination and inspiration. Be inspired by October featured artists K.D. Fullerton, clay wall sculpture; Kristin Parrott, mixed-media painting and stone sculpture; Jack Boglioli, wire-wrapped jewelry and Tricia Simmons, encaustic. K.D. incorporates found metal objects into wildly… Read more »