Posts Tagged: amapola

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 »

December All Member Show

December is always a fun month at Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery because we roll out our annual all-member show. Come see our best and most festive gifts for your list or yourself. Wonders of painting (acrylics, oils, collage, watercolors, inks and mixed media), wooden boxes and bowls, photography, glass and painted gourds, pastels and ceramics,… Read more »

Amapola Christmas Carol

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love gave to me 12 tie-dyed onesies 11 gourds and punch quilts 10 wooden boxes 9 perfect photos 8 painted landscapes 7 carved stone critters 6 prints and silkscreens 5 sterling rings 4 pastels framed 3 plates of glass 2 wooden bowls And a handmade ornament for… Read more »

New Guest Member at Amapola Gallery

Debra King imparts a psychedelic quality to the photography she exhibits as Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery’s newest guest member. A relative newcomer to New Mexico, Debra has a solid and long- term background in art in most of its forms. So impressed with her talent was her sixth grade teacher that she arranged for Debra… Read more »

November Featured Artists

Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery presents a triple threat as our November Featured Artists. Between them, they cover a lot of ground, too. With the intriguing theme of “Wood and Water, ” they include Martie Anspach, printmaker, Neal Drago, boxmaker, and watercolorist Katherine Gauntt. Martie Anspach is a master printmaker. In keeping with the show’s theme,… 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 »

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 »