Posts Tagged: old town

Why Is It Called A “Co-op” ?

I write “Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery ” for a specific reason, even though our actual name is Amapola Gallery. That’s to emphasize that we are a cooperative. Each of us contributes rent, time and our various strengths to keep our lovely gallery open and staffed. A local co-op is also a virtual poster child for… Read more »

Featured Artists of August 2017

At Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery we are pleased to introduce Rebecca Olesen and jeweler Joyance as our Featured Artists for August. Rebecca’s acrylic landscapes are New Mexico all the way. She not only has a native’s appreciation of our vast evocative space but a graceful interpretation honed by near- daily painting. And the lady can… Read more »

Have Fun and Beat The Heat!

Looking for a great way to beat the heat and have a fun experience at the same time? Slide in to Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery in historic Old Town!   At Amapola we have the coolest collection of art in the Southwest, both functional and not, in our air conditioned gallery, and Yay Yogurt, with… Read more »

Lynda Burch and Gwen Peterson are Featured Artists in July

Lynda Burch and Gwen Peterson July Featured Artists

“Two Visions:  Abstracts and Landscapes” is the theme for Lynda Burch and Gwen Peterson’s Featured Artist display for July at Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery. It’s a great title for the works of these two award-winning artists. Lynda Burch, widely admired for her unique postage stamp collages, brings a new collection of acrylic abstracts titled “Freedom.”… Read more »

Two New Artists Welcomed to Amapola Gallery

Join us at Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery in welcoming two terrific Guest Members, Carol Lutz and Cynthia Mulvaney.   Carol Lutz  (rhymes with roots) displays her beautiful fused and slumped glass. She features standing glass “paintings,” plates, nifty lazy susans and more, much of it functional as well as decorative. Glass, she says, “takes on… Read more »

May Featured Artists

The original title of Amapola Gallery’s Featured Artist exhibition for May was “A Blast of Color. ” That’s wonderfully descriptive of Ann Tidrow Connely’s acrylic landscapes. These glorious southwestern vignettes are all about light – – mountains, foothills, our triumphant desert plants and over all our color – blasting sunset skies. Stunning’s the word. May’s… Read more »

Amapola Welcomes Two New Artists

Amapola artists’ co-op Gallery, with a new year, new carpeting, new desk and new members, creates a refreshing experience for first- time and repeat visitors alike. Featured artists through February are jeweler Brenda Bowman, whose creations embody everyday elegance, and Pat Oliver, with powerful pastels of peaceful southwestern panoramas. Good stuff for you – –… Read more »

Spend Artful Saturday in Old Town Albuquerque

The joint will be jumpin’ Saturday August 20 from 1 – 4, as Old Town celebrates Artful Saturday. The artists at Amapola Gallery are doing our part (would you expect any less??!) with our own jewelry with copper make and take event. Our Jewelers provide the materials and guidance, you provide a little elbow grease… Read more »

Historic Old Town Offers Variety

Albuquerque’s historic Old Town is a destination delight In an Albuquerque Journal article of June 14, 2016, we are told that today’s shopper wants more, authenticity, community, park-like seating areas, more local artisan vendors and merchants … Does this sound like you? If so you’re in luck, because it describes historic Old Town, Albuquerque, New… 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 »