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Southern Chapter Events

    • Friday, August 04, 2017
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • 275 N. Main, Las Cruces, NM 88001

    The New Mexico Watercolor Society's Southern Chapter presents artwork by southern New Mexico and El Paso watercolorists on the theme "Nature".  The exhibit will be at the Southwest Environmental Center's Cottonwood Gallery, 275 N. Main, Las Cruces, NM 88001(575)522-5552 .  The exhibit will be open weekdays 9-6 through August 31.  Meet the Artist event is during August Art Ramble, August 4th from 5-7 pm.  The exhibit is free and open to the public. 



    • Sunday, September 10, 2017
    • 2:00 PM
    • Good Samaritan Society Village, Art Room, Administration Building, 3011 Buena Vida Circle, Las Cruces, NM 88011

    “What Do Judges Look For?” Shelley Black, NMWS-SC member, artist, and retired teacher will present a program on judging art shows based on the elements and principles of design. If you are interested, Shelley will offer a critique of your painting. Please bring a painting, possibly one that didn’t get accepted into a show, to gain insight into your work.

    • Sunday, October 08, 2017
    • 2:00 PM
    • Good Samaritan Society Village, Art Room, Administration Building, 3011 Buena Vida Circle, Las Cruces, NM 88011

    "Alcohol Inks on Yupo and Watercolor Paper”  Share the excitement of a new art medium with Nancey Brunster Diaz and Karen Steinberg.  They will demonstrate techniques and tools using alcohol inks on a variety of surfaces.

    • Friday, February 02, 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    For the Love of Art exhibit for the Southern Chapter will be at Carolyn Bunch's studio front room.  The theme will be "Small Miracles" and the framed size will be 12" x 12". More info as it becomes available.

    • Sunday, April 01, 2018
    • Monday, April 30, 2018
    • 7:00 PM
    • Rokoko Art Gallery, 1785 Avenida de Mercado Las Cruces, New Mexico

    Our Spring 2018 juried exhibition that counts toward signature status will be held at the Rococco Gallery in Mesilla.  https://www.facebook.com/Rokokoart/

    The theme is "Something Wild" and will run in April.  Dates approximate! More info as it becomes available.

The Southern Chapter of NMWS meets the 2nd Sunday of the month at 2 pm,  except in May, when we meet the 3rd Sunday of the month. We do not meet in June, July, or August. 

SC Meeting Times:

  • Board Meeting 1:00–2:00 p.m. before the general meeting, social and program
  • 2pm – 3pm General Meeting & Social
  • 3pm – 4pm Program
Las Cruces/Southern Chapter Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1571
Las Cruces, NM 88004-1571

Southern Chapter Paper Sales are now done by Beth Welter, rjwelter@comcast.net,    575-652-3270. 




Mailing Addresses:

New Mexico Watercolor Society
P.O. Box 11604
Albuquerque, NM 87192

(Southern Chapter)
New Mexico Watercolor Society - SC
PO Box 1571
Las Cruces, NM 88004-157

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