Posts Categorized: Exhibits

“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 »

“Earth and Water” – June Featured Artists

“Earth and Water” –fertile areas of inspiration for Amapola Gallery’s June Featured Artists, Kelly McIntyre and Alan Tillery. Kelly is the Earth side, with intensely-colored ink portraits of beetles, butterflies and other design-rich creepy-crawlies. Her meticulous images also include crosses and hearts entwined in sinuous ink work. Alan Tillery, meticulous in his own watery way,… 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 »

March Featured Artists

Tom Roche and Pam Troutman, Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artists for March, are united by seeds. Both are inspired by the color, texture and feel of what seeds can bring forth. For Tom Roche, seeds produced the trees whose wood he shapes. Tom creates dynamic crosses whose physical inspiration is the grain, flow and color of… 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 »

January All Member Show

Setting up a new show at Amapola artist’s co-op Gallery takes real effort. And like you, our artist/members, including our stalwart curators, are engaged with hearth, home and holiday whatever. As a gift to ourselves and an opportunity for you, our supportive public, this year we are extending our all-member holiday show through January. This… Read more »

December – All Members Featured at Amapola

Trade that holiday rush For the modified hush (You won’t be ALONE But we have a calm tone) At the place Heaven sent To find a present To give to a loved one Or keep for your own. Okay, it’s doggerel, but it’s true too. At Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery we have an exciting and… Read more »

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 »

“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 »