“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 vessels disguised as cactus, and “friendship” bowls add a charming texture to the exhibit.
Where Ann Connely embraces realism, Sally Rugala presents pure abstraction. Rugala is master of the pour. Her acrylic images flow across canvas, robust rivers or dancing galaxies, liquid-seeming abstract fantasizes. These designs are also incorporated into her unique earrings and pendants.
These diverse artists are united in their love of intense saturated color.
Come experience for yourselves. Meet the artists Friday, March 6, from 4 to 7 p.m. The show runs through March and the gallery is open daily from 10 to 5.
Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery, in the heart of Old Town at 205 Romero N.W., on the Plaza. (505) 242-4311 or amapolagallery.com.
Join us as we celebrate forty years of presenting New Mexican made art and fine crafts.