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Call for Entries!  Alternate Spaces at Salud! de Mesilla restaurant.  

Deadline is July 23rd.  Show runs August 1 - September 3, 2018.  See word or PDF document for complete info.    



We have no meetings during June, July or August but we will be back with our September 10th meeting with a DEMO with El Paso artist (and judge of our spring 2018 show) Atalo Mendez. 

See Las Cruces meeting page for complete info. 


If you missed seeing the new titles that Janet McClennan has purchased for our library, here is the expanded list.  Beverley Pirtle donated sixteen DVDs recently!  Fees are $3 for each month you borrow each DVD.  Send your suggestions for this year's purchases to Janet McClennan. 

Las Cruces TEACHER


Marie Siegrist, Las Cruces

All skill levels are welcome in this friendly, relaxed class.

Each week there is a demonstration and lesson after which students have plenty of time for painting and personal instruction. The emphasis is on traditional watercolor techniques but occasionally other watermedia is introduced to the class. Classes are scheduled regularly throughout the year in four or six week sessions. For more information please contact Marie.


Julie Cruz -- El Paso

Julie teaches small group lessons on Thursdays at her home in northeast El Paso.  $20 per lesson. Contact Julie  for more information. 

Our demos & classes page has lists of other classes taught by NMWS members


SC Member Dorian Clouser will have 12 pieces of art in this El Paso Art Association  members' show. Opening May 18th from 5:30-7:30 and running until June 23. 

SC Members Carolyn Bunch, Dorian Clouser and Judy Hampton will all have art pieces in this year's Pastel Society of El Paso Show.

Opening is June 2 from 2-4 pm at the beautiful International Museum of Art, 1211 Montana, El Paso.

The show runs until June 30th. 

Museum of Art features Here & Now Regional Juried Exhibition 2018

The exhibition opens Friday, May 11 and continues through Saturday, July 21 at the Museum of Art, 491 N. Main St. The University Art Gallery opens Here & Now on Thursday, May 24, and the show continues through July 14. 

A joint  artists’ reception will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, June 1 at the Museum of Art and the NMSU Art Gallery, 1390 E. University Ave.   A shuttle bus will be available to take people back and forth between the two venues starting at 5 pm at the Las Cruces Museum of Art, making its last trip from the University Art Gallery at 7:30 pm.

Here and Now includes paintings, prints, photographs, video, ceramics, and sculpture created by artists living and working within 150 miles of Las Cruces, including SC signature member Beverley Pirtle whose work is featured above.  Beverley has a piece in each of the locations.  For information, call 575/541-2137, or visit http://las-cruces.org/museums

New Mexico Watercolor Society

P.O. Box 11604
Albuquerque, NM 87192

New Mexico Watercolor Society - SC
PO Box 1571
Las Cruces, NM 88004-1571

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