Posts Tagged: amapola

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 »

October Featured Artists

Constructors of beauty- -both Michele McMillan and Debra Montoya earn that title with each piece of their work. Michele and Debra are Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artists in October and they’re quite a pair. Michele McMillan is an award-winning silversmith with her own distinctive style. Her cast (lost-wax) creations utilize such natural objects as bits of… 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 »

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 »

Featured Artists of August 2017

At Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery we are pleased to introduce Rebecca Olesen and jeweler Joyance as our Featured Artists for August. Rebecca’s acrylic landscapes are New Mexico all the way. She not only has a native’s appreciation of our vast evocative space but a graceful interpretation honed by near- daily painting. And the lady can… 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 »

June Featured Artist Reception

“Nature’s Gifts:  Wood and Color ” is the theme of Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery’s June Featured Artist event. Wood turner Mark McAllaster and watercolorist B.J. Briscoe join artistic forces to bring you a joyful visual treat. After more than 40 years working with wood, Mark masterfully enhances grain, color and the natural characteristics of each… Read more »

Distinctive New Mexico Experience

If you haven’t been to Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery lately, you’re missing out on a delightful and distinctive New Mexico experience. In historic Romero House on Old Town’s Plaza, we are filled with fantastic fulfillments of artistic impulse with works by our 40 artist members. We are awash in ambiance from our festive balcony to… Read more »