Posts Tagged: gallery

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 »

Artist Cooperative Operative at Amapola

After a hundred years anybody can use a little restorative attention. At a robust 101, Romero House on Albuquerque’s Old Town Plaza, home to Amapola Gallery, is no different. Last year’s renovation transformed the ground floor and saw the establishment of Yay! Yogurt and a customers’ lounge complete with free wi -fi. Now it’s Amapola… 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 »

Curators Bring Order, Laughter and Display to Co-op Gallery

5 Curators Serve Amapola Co-op Gallery Amapola Gallery, an artists co-op, occupies the entire top floor of the historic Romero House on Old Town Plaza. To help bring a semblance of order to the displays of some forty artist – members, we elect five curators, two each for wall displays and cube displays and one… Read more »

Amapola Gallery Honors Jewelers as Featured Artists February

Five Jewelers Are Featured Artists for February 2016 The first archaeological evidence of personal adornment dates back some 75,000 years, a full 30,000 years before those beautiful cave paintings. (You know — here I am and here’s my handprint to prove it!) Very early finds include drilled shells and soapstone beads. This urge to adorn… Read more »

Giving Credit, Giving Thanks, Giving up the Year

Thank YOU 2015! Amapola Gallery has been in business as an artists co-operative since 1980, and we have reached the moment to give credit where it’s due: Thank YOU 2015! We couldn’t have done it without YOU. Yup–you. The travelers who stop in every time you come through Albuquerque to see what’s new with us,… 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 »

Last minute gifts in Albuquerque

Shop Amapola for Last Minute Gifts in Albuquerque We all know folks who have their holiday shopping nicely wrapped up by March. So organized! So disgusting! Then there are those who buy thoughtfully throughout the year and finish by first frost. (Shifting their energy into holiday get – togethers and — cooking. In my home… Read more »

Cooperation in an Artists Cooperative

New Mexico’s Largest Artists Cooperative Many times folks come up our stairs into Amapola and find the two artist/attendants deep in conversation. I often make the joke, “You have witnessed two members of an artists’ co-op actually cooperating!” As an ice breaker it may be lame, but it’s part of a larger truth. There are… 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 »