Posts Tagged: gallery

Saluting Past, Present and Future Amapola Gallery Directors

Amapola  Gallery Directors Manage Co-op Success My grandfather used to say, “All men are created equal, but some are a damn sight more equal than others,” leaving no doubt as to were he fit in. Well, in Amapola artists’ cooperative gallery we are all equal. Trouble is, we still need a board of directors, including,… Read more »

Co-Op Gallery Albuquerque a Balloon Destination

Amapola Co-op Gallery ABQ Balloon Destination Albuquerque’s International Balloon Fiesta is a long-standing wonderment, what with a field of more than 600 balloons this year, mass ascensions, special shapes rodeo, key grab, races–Wow! Wondrous though it is, it is largely an early-morning event. Ah, Fiesta goers think, now what? Fear not! The answer is Amapola… Read more »

Art Gallery Anniversary Celebration Finale

Join us Sunday September 13th for our art gallery’s 35th anniversary celebration finale. You can be a part of history on this sweet occasion: we commemorate our 35th year in Old Town, our downstairs neighbor Yay Yogurt is enjoys its first year in business, and our building, historic Romero House, is 100 years old. In… Read more »

Jurying art into a member co-op art gallery

One of the responsibilities of membership in a member co-op art gallery like Amapola is jurying art.Who gets in? Why? It’s not a simple answer. If, say, a potter is what we need to round membership out, a potter is who we’ll jury in, although other artists may be juried in for the waiting list. Jurying… Read more »

A Word About Our Co-op Art Gallery…

Amapola Gallery is a cooperative. This means we all split the rent, pay a small percentage of our sales (as opposed to the 50-60% commission from a regular gallery) and take turns manning – and womanning – the store. But the whole purpose of the exercise, and with our stairs I use that term advisedly,… Read more »