Posts Tagged: albuquerque

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!

“Hard Time and Liquid Assets” – September Featured Artists

No, not prison whiskey, it’s the theme of Amapola Gallery’s September Featured Artist exhibit, with the colorful Raku clocks of Phil Green and the dramatic acrylic “pours” of Sally Rugala. Phil Green crafts Raku timepieces for desk or wall, in different sizes and myriad shapes including sunflowers, balloons and bird houses. Of special interest is… Read more »

Go Souvenir Hunting at Amapola Gallery

Souvenir hunting? You can’t do better than Amapola Gallery, located smack-dab on the Plaza in Old Town, Albuquerque. Why? Because we’re an artist’s co-op! And that means: 1) we are all local all the time 2) no middleman (or woman) stands between you and us, so we can keep our prices affordable 3) with 40… Read more »

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 »

“Thrown and Sewn” Pottery, Quilts and Macrame – May Featured Artists

“Thrown and Sewn: Pottery/Quilts/Macrame” is the title of Amapola Gallery’s May Featured Artist celebration. Ceramist Iris McDowell and fabric artist Marge Farmer-Page provide an exciting, contrasting display. “Throw” — to form ceramic objects on a potter’s wheel is an odd word to describe the way Iris McDowell creates her lyrically finished bowls, mugs and pie… Read more »

Bring Your Sweetheart To Amapola Gallery

Got a Sweetie who deserves a treat for Valentine’s Day? This year think outside the box- -of chocolates, that is. Instead of a fleeting gift make a lasting memory. Spend a few hours in beautiful, historic Old Town, a treasure that helps make Albuquerque unique. Stroll the museums, enjoy a meal, absorb the sacred peace… Read more »

February Featured Artists

“A Story in Silver/ Nature’s Way ” are the themes of Amapola Gallery’s February Featured Artist event. Diana Kirkpatrick tells stories in sterling silver, with set stones and wire work. The designs flow organically from the stones she selects. Textures reflecting the natural world complete the design, or may comprise the entire design in and… 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 »

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 »

Why Is It Called A “Co-op” ?

I write “Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery ” for a specific reason, even though our actual name is Amapola Gallery. That’s to emphasize that we are a cooperative. Each of us contributes rent, time and our various strengths to keep our lovely gallery open and staffed. A local co-op is also a virtual poster child for… Read more »