Posts Tagged: coop

All New Carpet in Amapola Gallery

Wanta get a boost for spring? Come see our refreshed artists co-op, Amapola Gallery. We have new carpet. Sound simple? Think again. January 8 we cleared the whole spacious area, all art work, new desk, old desk, jewelry towers, display furniture – – the whole blessed thing. Your reward, and ours, with our antique floor… Read more »

Amapola Artists Co-Op Gallery Welcomes You!

Days I work at Amapola Artists Co-op Gallery  I greet explorers to our gallery with “Welcome to our co- op! ” But you, our precious public, often don’t realize what an artists’ co-op gallery really is. I’m here to ‘splain. It’s expensive to run any business. Our fixed costs include rent, of course, phone, insurance… Read more »

Old Town Co-op Art Gallery Enters 36th Year

Amapola Co-op Art Gallery Turns 36 The business headline of the day is the closing of many department store outlets : Macy’s, Sears, K-mart, even Walmart. Potential customers are shopping online, but are also more interested in spending money on experiences rather than material goods. A co-op art gallery such as Amapola Gallery offers the… Read more »

An Artists Cooperative Gallery – Amapola

Enjoy an Artists Cooperative Gallery in Old Town ABQ Perhaps you saw the delightful profile of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta on CBS’s Sunday Morning on September fourth this year. The biggest, the brightest, the most magical … that’s the one. You’re hooked! Or you were hooked years ago and we have you back. Welcome!… Read more »

Artists Cooperative Enjoys Spring Makeover

Amapola Gallery, an artists cooperative on Old Town Plaza in Albuquerque received a Spring Makeover. If you haven’t been to Old Town lately, you have yet to see the changes which are transforming both Amapola Gallery and the environs of our home, historic Romero House. (Read more about Historic Romero House in this earlier post.)… Read more »

Amapola Gallery is a One-Stop Co-op, Gallery and Gift Shop

Want a One-of-a-Kind Co-op, Gallery and Gift Shop? There is an evocative but easy question on the agenda for the next Communications Committee meeting (the group which brings you, among other things, this blog.) The question is : “What are we? Gallery? Co-op? Gifts?” The easy answer is, “Yes!” First and foremost Amapola is an… Read more »

March Featured Artists Celebrate Glass and Color

Our Featured Artist display at Amapola Gallery gives pairs of artists the opportunity to expand their displays and more forcefully strut their stuff, to catch your eye and stir your interest. Artists featured are changed out each month. Our March featured artists are Anita Daniels (glass) and Katherine Gauntt (watercolor.) Anita Daniels, one of our… Read more »

New Featured Artist System at Co-op Gallery

New Featured Artist System Will Focus on Duos Amapola began our “Featured Artist” system years ago as a mechanism on which to hang our publicity hat. Several artists would have selections of their work showcased in an area of the gallery’s front room and host a reception on a Sunday afternoon. Tasteful and low key…. Read more »

Community is Key to New Mexico’s Largest Co-op Gallery

Community and co-op blend into Amapola Gallery Albuquerque Artisans plus Albuquerque equals Amapola Gallery. It was our theme song last year, our 35th, and it remains true. We are a fellowship of forty artists (more or less) united by our common interest in maintaining our gallery, which provides display space for our work and collegiality… Read more »

Board of Directors 2016

Amapola Gallery Albuquerque introduces its 2016 Board of Directors Like any large group, Amapola Gallery, an artists cooperative, requires a set o ‘ rules and a chain of command to keep things running smoothly. Okay — as smoothly as possible. We’re talkin ‘ herding cats here. The first group of offices are pretty generic :… Read more »