Posts Categorized: Gallery

Amapola Gallery Reader’s Choice Award

Amapola Gallery is the runner up for the Albuquerque Journal’s Reader’s Choice Award for Art Gallery. We want to thank everyone for voting! We realize that there are many art galleries in the city and we are thrilled to be so highly rated. We couldn’t have done it without all of YOU!

Old Town, The Jewel Of Albuquerque

Old Town is a jewel set alluringly in Albuquerque’s North Valley. Founded by the Conquistadors, Old Town is bursting with galleries, shops, world-class museums, restaurants and much more. Here’s another reason to visit and celebrate this unique cultural gem. Treasure House Books and Gifts, open since 1974, has been voted one of the “world’s best… Read more »

Welcoming Guest Member Matthew Snyder To The Gallery

Matthew Snyder, a California native now living in Socorro, earned a BFA from prestigious California College of the Arts. His clean, minimalist metal sculpture is now available at Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery, where he is our newest guest member. Matt tells us that his newer works will offer a “more realistic interpretation ” of botanical… Read more »

The Historic Romero House

Romero House is an historic building–it has a brass plaque to say so. One period in its past is intriguing. It served for years as a home for unwed mothers! The ladies were cared for until the babies were born and adopted (usually). This when the whole business of pregnancy outside marriage brought societal judgement… Read more »

Why Visit Old Town Albuquerque?

Been to Old Town lately, Albuquerque? Bet you haven’t. I’ve heard the arguments. To me they seem almost self fulfilling. “There’s never any parking. ” Really? It’s free at the park- -a short walk. Free around the Plaza and on Romero and San Felipe Streets, up to two hours. There are no fewer than six!… Read more »

December All Member Show

December is always a fun month at Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery because we roll out our annual all-member show. Come see our best and most festive gifts for your list or yourself. Wonders of painting (acrylics, oils, collage, watercolors, inks and mixed media), wooden boxes and bowls, photography, glass and painted gourds, pastels and ceramics,… Read more »

Amapola Christmas Carol

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me 12 tie-dyed onesies 11 gourds and punch quilts 10 wooden boxes 9 perfect photos 8 painted landscapes 7 carved stone critters 6 prints and silkscreens 5 sterling rings 4 pastels framed 3 plates of glass 2 wooden bowls And a handmade ornament for… Read more »

New Guest Member at Amapola Gallery

Debra King imparts a psychedelic quality to the photography she exhibits as Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery’s newest guest member. A relative newcomer to New Mexico, Debra has a solid and long- term background in art in most of its forms. So impressed with her talent was her sixth grade teacher that she arranged for Debra… Read more »

Visit Amapola Gallery During Balloon Fiesta 2017

Balloonists! Balloon chasers, riders and admirers! Even during the magical week of Fiesta, what goes up must come down. Don’t let the hours after ascensions get YOU down. Come experience Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery on the Plaza in historic Old Town. What is Amapola Gallery? you ask. We are an artists’ co-operative, run by and… Read more »

Words from Margaret Parrott

I’d like to share something my mother wrote years ago. Margaret Parrott was a gifted artist and original member of Amapola Gallery. “I understand all over again that being awake for the religious experience is the realm of the artist in each of us. The ordinary, when truly noticed, becomes wonderful. Practicality threatens to be… Read more »