The purpose of the New Mexico Watercolor Society is the elevation of the stature of watercolor as an art medium and the education of the public as to the significance of watercolor as an important creative permanent painting medium. The ultimate goal is to make New Mexico known nationally for its watercolorists.
All individuals interested in watercolor media are invited to join the NM Watercolor Society and participate in our regularly scheduled educational and social events.
Meetings are held monthly (except August) and include interesting and stimulating painting-related speakers. There is a social preceeding the meeting where artists can chat and become acquainted with other members.
NMWS members have the opportunity to participate in the bi-annual exhibits sponsored by the society, educational workshops conducted by nationally known artists, and enjoy the fellowship of other artists during the monthly meetings and Paint-Outs. NMWS members are also eligible to enter the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies’ annual show (juried exhibition drawn from 11 western states/regions.
MEMBERS: Join our NMWS Facebook Group to stay up to date with your artist colleagues on all the latest news and activities!
MasterWorks of NM
Congratulations to all those artists whose paintings were selected for the exhibition.
Miniature Works deadline for submission is coming up:
Paper Forms - March 14
Entry Drop Off - March 21
The Masterworks Exhibition begins April 4, 2015 at the Hispanic Arts Bldg. EXPO-NM (State Fairg)
The Western Federation Watercolor Society Exhibition opens in Lubbock, TX on April 16 and closes July 16, 2015. See the page
"Registration for Upcoming Events" for further information. No registration is necessary to attend the exhibition.
The NMWS Spring Show will open with a reception May 9, 2015 from 1 to 4 pm.
Select the "REGISTRATION for Upcoming Events" tab to obtain more information about the new & improved Spring Show Prospectus, to register and submit your paintings and pay your entry fee.
Please note: Paper entry forms sent by US Mail will no longer be accepted.
Payment checks only, may be mailed to the File Manager, Woody Duncan.
Entry deadline for painting submissions is March 13, 2015