Posts Tagged: artists

“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 »

August Featured Artists at Amapola

“Southwest Textures: Fabric and Earth” is the title of the combined works of punch quilt creator Cristina Diaz-Arntzen and potter Sandra Moench. These are Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artists for August. Diaz-Arntzen, a native of Monterrey, Mexico, emigrated to the United States with her family when she was 16. After 28 years as a bilingual educator… Read more »

“Of Earth And Sky” – July Featured Artists

“Of Earth and Sky”– an expansive title for the expansive range of work presented by Ann Tidrow Connely and Barbara Lewis, Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artists for July. Ann Connely brings earth to life with her ceramics, little “friendship ” bowls with tiny human figures, and charmingly detailed, flowering cactuses which can be used as vases… Read more »

“Color Bold” – June Featured Artists at Amapola

A bold use of color is shared by the work of artists Amy Jane Johnson and Kelly McIntyre, June’s Featured Artists at Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery. Amy Jane’s rainbow colors adorn not only wearables but also delicate and joyous ceramic cups, plates and bowls. Her clothing ranges from cotton socks and onesies through silk scarves… Read more »

April Featured Artists – “Bold and Beautiful”

Lynda Burch Featured Artist April Amapola Gallery

“Bold and Beautiful–Dynamic Paintings by Lynda Burch and Exquisite Jewelry by Jack Boglioli.” Whew! Quite a mouthful to announce Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery’s Featured Artists for April. In fairness, this show is quite an eyeful! Lynda Burch creates mixed media art with postage stamps, wine labels and antique maps. Her use of bold and colorful… Read more »

March Featured Artists – “Potpourri”

“Potpourri.” That’s the theme of Amapola Gallery’s March Featured Artist exhibition. This potpourri is a delightful mixture of beauty for eye and soul by two women who love to create and share their own unique visions. Brenda Bowman works her design magic with beads of metal, glass, stones and pearls. These provide an exciting and… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »