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    • Sunday, May 02, 2021
    • (MDT)
    • Sunday, June 27, 2021
    • (MDT)
    • Online Virtual Show

    The 2021 NM Watercolor Society

    ABQ Spring Virtual Exhibition

    You must be an Active NMWS Member in good standing to enter this Exhibition which features NMWS Members' paintings.

    The Guest Juror is Kathleen Conover, AWS-DF, NWS, TWSA


    Registration - Feb. 14-April 3, 2021

    Juror's Selections Announced - approx. April 10, 2021

    Online Show Opens - May 2, 2021 

    Juror Presentation & Demo (online) is May 3 - $10, unless enrolled in workshop

    Workshop (Online) - May 4, 5, 6, 7, 2021

    Awards Presentation & Discussion on Zoom - May 8, 2021

    Online Show closes - June 27, 2021


    Registration and image upload instructions

    2020-01 Show Regist-Upload Instructions.pdf

    Members may enter up to 3 paintings. 1 painting =$20, 2 paintings =$35, 3 paintings = $45, with a maximum of 2 selected for exhibitions. 

    Selection for this show earns Signature Member points.

    CASH prizes total $2000 !     Merchandise awards total $1800!

    Potential for nationwide sales!


    The NMWS  File Manager for the Spring Show is Tina Stallard - (505) 385-0432. Please contact Tina for all questions regarding the Exhibition Prospectus. 

    The NMW Exhibition Chair for the Fall Show is Linda Krumel (505)-321-5982. Please contact Linda for all questions regarding the Exhibition itself.

    Please READ and PRINT OUT the ONLINE SPRING Exhibition Prospectus, below for dates, times, guidelines and hanging standards.


    Please read the Prospectus CAREFULLY. Rules will be strictly enforced and your painting could be disqualified, even if accepted by the juror, if in violation of Prospectus standards.

    Helpful Links 

    2020-01 Show Regist-Upload Instructions.pdf


    2017 NMWS Pixlr.com Instructions.pdf  (to crop and set 1200 pixel)

    https://convert.town/image-dpi  (to set DPI at 1200)

    Note that setting 1200 pixels on the longest side and setting DPI at 300, are different functions. CALL for HELP if NEEDED.


    There is HELP AVAILABLE for those having difficulty with Registration or Image Upload in March. In ABQ area, contact Woody Duncan or Barbara McGuire, to schedule contactless appointment.

    In Las Cruces, contact Laurie Kibbe or in El Paso, contact Rachel Murphree, to schedule a contactless appointment.

    There will be a fee of $5 for each painting photographed or uploaded. 

    Members must have the email used to log-in to the website along with their Password (written down, in hand) to obtain assistance.


    Registration ENTRY  DEADLINE  is @ 

    6:00 PM on Saturday, April 3, 2021.

    • Thursday, May 06, 2021
    • 9:00 AM (MDT)
    • Wednesday, June 23, 2021
    • 7:00 PM (MDT)
    • Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City, UT 84119

    Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition, 

    will be held

    May 6 - June 23, 2021

                    Hosted by the Utah Watercolor Society

    at the

    Utah Cultural Celebration Center

    1355 West 3100 South

    West Valley City, UT. 

    Juror is Sarah Yeoman, AWS, PWCS, PWS, DWS

    See this Flyer with a link to the

    2021 WFWS Prospectus



    Reception and Awards

    May 7, 2021 from 6:00pm - 9pm

    UCCC Hours

    Monday  9am-7pm
    Tuesday  9am-7pm
    Wednesday  9am - 7pm
    Thursday   9am - 7pm
    Friday 9am - 4pm
    Saturday  9am - 4pm
    Closed Sunday


    Please contact Dave Cook (505)-220-0733 for questions regarding the Prospectus or the Western Fed Exhibition.

    • Sunday, May 09, 2021
    • 7:00 PM (MDT)
    • Saturday, June 12, 2021
    • 12:00 PM (MDT)
    • Virtual - over ZOOM

    NMWS ABQ Monthly Meeting

    June 12, 2021 at 10 AM

    NEW-ish NMWS Members'

    "Show and Tell" Introduction


    All New-ish NMWS Members, Statewide (North and South) are ie invited to share 1 or 2 of your recent paintings with your fellow members, and soon-to-be art friends, as a way of introducing yourself.

    This is NOT a critique or a competition, simply a viewing.

    Whether you've been painting for a few months or a few decades, your art is a part of you! 

    We'd like to get acquainted by meeting you, hearing a bit of your personal art journey and seeing one or two of your favorite pieces. 

    Please send your 1 or two selections to 

    a) Barbara McGuire - if residing in Northern NM 



    b) Rachel Murphree - if residing in Southern NM


    by June 9th, and plan to be on the Zoom call on the 12th

    Zoom Logo

    Meeting Place 

    VIRTUAL over ZOOM!

    • Monday, November 01, 2021
    • (MDT)
    • Monday, November 29, 2021
    • (MST)
    • Dona Ana Arts Council Gallery, 250 W. Amador, Las Cruces, NM 88005

    2021 NMWS Southern Chapter Members Only Juried Exhibition 

    November 1-29, 2021
    Doña Ana Arts Council Gallery,
    250 W. Amador, Las Cruces, NM 88005

    Juror:  Robin Lee Makowski, FWS

    Judge: Marissa Sage, Director of NMSU Art Museum

    Download PROSPECTUS:  2021_11_SC_ prospectus_final DAAC exhibit.pdf

    CLICK TO REGISTER: Registration for 2021 SC Fall Juried Exhibition: “Eureka! Inspiration in Watercolor”


    Gallery Hours for this Exhibit: Monday -- Friday, 9 am - 5 pm. 

    Artists' Opening Reception is Saturday, November 13 12:30-2:30 pm with Awards Ceremony at 1:00 pm The gallery will be open that day from 12-5 pm. 

    Theme: Eureka! Inspiration in Watercolor ALL NMWS members will have the opportunity to paint what inspires them.  What makes you stop in your tracks and say, I just HAVE to paint that!!??  What turns you on?  What makes your heart sing?  Express that in your watercolor and submit it to this juried exhibit!!  At the exhibit, we invite viewers to have their own “a ha!” or Eureka moment when they are captivated by the artists’ representation of what thrills them.

New Mexico Watercolor Society

P.O. Box 11604
Albuquerque, NM 87192

Contact - nmwatercolorsociety[at]gmail.com

New Mexico Watercolor Society - SC
PO Box 1571
Las Cruces, NM 88004-1571                           Contact - nmwatercolorsociety[at]gmail.com

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