Posts Tagged: guest member artists

Guest Artist Gwen Peterson Returns to Amapola Gallery

Join the artists at Amapola co-op Gallery in welcoming back one of our own, award-winning serigrapher Gwen Entz Peterson. Gwen was an original member in 1980, working to get us off the ground. After three years she moved on to other pastures. Now she’s back! Her silkscreen prints range from a tiny Siamese cat to… Read more »

Jeweler Diana Kirkpatrick Rejoins Amapola Gallery

Good news, you jewelry-loving thrill seekers! Diana Kirkpatrick is back and Amapola Gallery has her! Fresh from a stint with her husband as full-time RVers, the sadder but wiser ex-road warrior has returned to New Mexico. In her home without wheels she is again creating her sophisticated sterling, stone and glass wearable art. Texture is a… Read more »

Guest Artist Diana Corbin Introduces Candle Carving

Welcome candle maker Diana Corbin to Amapola co-op Gallery’s diverse group of talented local artists. We’ve never had a candle carver before! Diana has lived in New Mexico now for six years. Her art background is as a drama teacher, and she currently teaches dance to fifth graders. Drama and movement animate Diana’s hand -dipped,… Read more »

Guest Member Artist Sally Rugala Joins Amapola

Like many members of Amapola artists’ co-op, guest member artist Sally Rugala was born and raised elsewhere, but she’s been a New Mexican since she was a teen. She’s pursued an interest in art and craft all her life but her degree is in computer science and her “day job ” was in computer software…. Read more »

Guest Member Artist Carol Maestas Joins Amapola Gallery

Carol Maestas, whose family descends from the Conquistadors, is a native Albuquerquean and proud of it! She is also the newest watercolorist to become a guest member of Amapola Gallery, an artists’ co-operative gallery on the Plaza in Old Town. Carol’s works offer the soft beauty of watercolor without the shiny distraction of glass. Largely… Read more »

Welcome Guest Member Artist Joy Kelley

Meet Photographer and Guest Member Artist Joy Kelley Join us in welcoming Joy Kelley to the diverse gang of Amapola Gallery photographers.Farmgirl Joy once raised and raced Thoroughbred horses, at one time owning twenty -two. She taught English at the federal juvenile prison in Santa Fe for four years. Intrigued by the Native Americans among… Read more »

Encaustic Art Presented by Guest Member Artist

Join us in welcoming Tricia Simmons as our newest guest member artist at Amapola Gallery. Tricia spent most of her life in the Chicago area, where she raised her five children. Over the years she worked as a registered nurse, massage therapist and aromatherapist before moving to Albuquerque nearly a decade ago. She, with her… Read more »

Meet Guest Member Artists New to Amapola Gallery

Guest Member Artists Julie Murray and Diana Swanson join Amapola Gallery Join us as we share information about guest member artists Julie Murray and Diana Swanson. Julie Murray remembers how, as a little girl in Northern Minnesota, she made pinch pots out of clay she found near her parents’ lake cabin. She has made potting… Read more »