Posts Categorized: Exhibits

Featured Artists May Mean Flowers and Skies

Amapola Gallery Opens Featured Artists May Exhibit Sometimes even two artists can be nearly too much! Amapola Gallery’s featured artists for May will take you there. Debra Montoya and Kay Richards share a love of color that will knock your socks off — eye candy of the jazziest kind. Debra’s family has lived in New… Read more »

Featured Artists April at Amapola Gallery

Amapola ‘s featured artists for April are Patrick O’Brien (photography & gallery photographer and lighting assistant) and yours truly, Kristin Parrott (mixed media painting and stone carving, plus blogger in chief and head trainer.) Pat is a master of Photoshop -enhanced ultra – realistic landscapes and wildlife vignettes. A retired wildlife biologist, Pat brings a… Read more »

Kachina Deck Playing Cards Available at Amapola Gallery

Kachina Deck Playing Cards Draw Attention Margaret Parrott, a gifted painter and internationally – known playing card designer, was an original member of Amapola Gallery, from 1980 until her death in 2011.   The first card deck Margaret designed is this kachina deck. Spurred on by her love of masks across cultures, she studied museum… Read more »

March Featured Artists Celebrate Glass and Color

Our Featured Artist display at Amapola Gallery gives pairs of artists the opportunity to expand their displays and more forcefully strut their stuff, to catch your eye and stir your interest. Artists featured are changed out each month. Our March featured artists are Anita Daniels (glass) and Katherine Gauntt (watercolor.) Anita Daniels, one of our… 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 »

Featured Artists Show for August is “Dog Days of Summer”

About our Featured Artists Show for August Four featured artists team up to showcase our theme, “Dog Days of Summer:” Amy Sproul, handmade paper collage and boxed books; Cristina Diaz-Arntzen, punch quilts, watercolorist Barbara B.J. Briscoe and clay artist Julie Murray. Our gem of the month is peridot, a stone emitting a warm, friendly energy…. Read more »

July Featured Artists Show at Amapola Gallery

July Featured Artists Show “Scarlet Sunsets” During the summer months Amapola offers July Featured Artists Show with the theme, “Scarlet Sunsets.” The exhibit, which continues the Gallery’s focus on gems of the month, is suggested by the ruby, a stone which encourages the wearer to follow his or her bliss. You’ll find bliss as you… Read more »

Memorial Showcase at Amapola Gallery

Memorial Showcase in loving memory of Mabel Culpepper at Amapola Gallery When you enter the Romero House on your way up to Amapola Gallery, you will see a beautiful display case at the bottom of the stairs. This case holds examples of the work of half our members at a time. It provides the viewer… Read more »

Featured Artists for May Offer Green Glimpses

May’s featured artist theme is “Green Glimpses” as suggested by the emerald, a stone to bring harmony in all areas of one’s life. Read more about The Patrician Emerald, one of the great emeralds in the world. May’s featured artists include: David Linden, oil painter Carol Sparks, watercolorist Mary Ellen Merrigan, bead jewelry artist Leroy Velasquez, pencil drawings David… Read more »

Featured Artists Offer a Show Theme Monthly

How does a co-op of art choices make use of featured artists? When asked, “What’s happening at Amapola Gallery this month?” it is advisable for promotional purposes to be able to say more than, “just our usual fabulousness.” Which, while true, is a trifle vague. A cooperative art gallery, we have developed the featured artist… Read more »