Posts Tagged: albuquerque

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 »

Have Fun and Beat The Heat!

Looking for a great way to beat the heat and have a fun experience at the same time? Slide in to Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery in historic Old Town!   At Amapola we have the coolest collection of art in the Southwest, both functional and not, in our air conditioned gallery, and Yay Yogurt, with… Read more »

Lynda Burch and Gwen Peterson are Featured Artists in July

Lynda Burch and Gwen Peterson July Featured Artists

“Two Visions:  Abstracts and Landscapes” is the theme for Lynda Burch and Gwen Peterson’s Featured Artist display for July at Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery. It’s a great title for the works of these two award-winning artists. Lynda Burch, widely admired for her unique postage stamp collages, brings a new collection of acrylic abstracts titled “Freedom.”… Read more »

Two New Artists Welcomed to Amapola Gallery

Join us at Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery in welcoming two terrific Guest Members, Carol Lutz and Cynthia Mulvaney.   Carol Lutz  (rhymes with roots) displays her beautiful fused and slumped glass. She features standing glass “paintings,” plates, nifty lazy susans and more, much of it functional as well as decorative. Glass, she says, “takes on… Read more »

May Featured Artists

The original title of Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artist exhibition for May was “A Blast of Color. ” That’s wonderfully descriptive of Ann Tidrow Connely’s acrylic landscapes. These glorious southwestern vignettes are all about light – – mountains, foothills, our triumphant desert plants and over all our color – blasting sunset skies. Stunning’s the word. May’s… Read more »

Amapola Welcomes Two New Artists

Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery, with a new year, new carpeting, new desk and new members, creates a refreshing experience for first- time and repeat visitors alike. Featured artists through February are jeweler Brenda Bowman, whose creations embody everyday elegance, and Pat Oliver, with powerful pastels of peaceful southwestern panoramas. Good stuff for you – –… Read more »

Thanks! Happy Thanksgiving Everyone

Thanks! Happy Thanksgiving This is the time of year when we are reminded to give thanks and are fairly awash in sentiment. Of course many folks are thankful as a terrific daily practice. I myself carry that close to the OCD extreme, being a near-constant enumerator of my own blessings. What a life! Amapola Gallery,… Read more »

35 Things We Love About Old Town Albuquerque

Old Town Albuquerque is particularly near and dear to the hearts of Amapola Gallery members. But we thoughts you might enjoy this recap of why we feel as we do: A historic part of Albuquerque, an area small in size but enormous in variety and impact Shady, restful plaza where you can sit and watch… Read more »