Old Town Sweetheart Stroll Showcases Jewelry at Amapola Gallery


Three of the featured artists for February at Amapola Gallery. (L to R: Boglioli, Joyance, Merrigan)

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 sterling jewelry; Mary Ellen Merrigan’s beaded creations; as well as the crystal elements from Joyance.

Amapola Gallery will offer poetry and jewelry demonstrations from noon to 2pm. Plus, you always meet two of the 40-member artists when you visit the Gallery.

These Old Town Sweetheart Stroll pieces are from featured artists McMillan and Bowman.

Two of February’s Featured Artist Jewelers – McMillan and Bowman

Wander the participating galleries and shops that celebrate Valentine’s Day with heartfelt receptions, and make Amapola Co -operative Gallery your starting point.

The annual Sweetheart Stroll provides a perfect occasion to celebrate love and commitment with some special adornment for that special someone.

Our reception is Sunday, February 14, from 1-5p.m., at Amapola Gallery, on the Plaza in Old Town.

After a lifetime batting words around like shuttlecocks in an endless game of badminton, it is a pleasure to use them to promote Old Town and my fellow artists at Amapola Gallery. –Kristin Parrott, carver, painter and acorn stuffer

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