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      REGISTRATION -- Water Play Workshop (SC) Oct 19-21, 2018  We have FOUR spaces left for the workshop with Nancy Frost Begin (painting top left), Marie Siegreist (painting top right) and Carolyn Bunch (painting below)  Register at the link above!  The workshop will be open to the public as of Sunday, August 19th. 

Stop by and see the show if you haven't already!  Salud! de Mesilla, 1800 Avenida de Mesilla, Las Crues, NM 88005.  Hours: Mon: 11 am - 9 pm, Tues: Closed, Wed: 11 am - 9 pm, Thur: 11 am - 9 pm, Fri: 11 am - 10 pm, Sat: 9 am - 10 pm, Sun: 9 am - 6 pmu: 9 am - 6 pm

Show runs August 1 - September 3, 2018. 



We will be back with our September 10th meeting when SC member Laurel Weathersbee will show photos from this year's Western Federation and NMWS Exhibits and lead a discussion on the artwork and techniques. 

See Las Cruces meeting page for complete info. 

DVD Library

One of the new DVDsDon't forget about our DVD Lending Library!  For only $3 a disc, you can borrow it for a month of education in the comfort of your own home.  Our goal is to continue to weed out old/unused DVDs and purchase new ones for all to use.  So look for that, and possible mini fundraisers to be able to purchase more DVDs.  The new DVD Librarian is Beverly Messer.  Download the list:  2018_05_NMWS-SC DVDs.pdf


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 at msiegrist2[at]comcast.net.


“For the Love of Toy Trains, Models, and Miniatures” PROSPECTUS is now available!  Our For the Love of Art show (February 2019) will be held at the Las Cruces Railroad Museum.    The deadline is November 30, 2018.  Up to two paintings per artist permitted, and the painting size is 8" square and all framed identically.  See the prospectus for tons of ideas on the theme and what you can do! 

Download now:  2019 FTLA Prospectus-Entry-RR Museum.pdf


If you are in El Paso this month, please stop by to see a lot of paintings from lots of El Paso members of the Southern Chapter: Jacques Barriac, Tom Brewer, Bonnie Deming, Nancy Diaz, Bobbie Jeffrey-Moughon, Rachel Murphree, and Karen Steinberg and others) .  The hours are M-F, 8 am - 5 pm.  The exhibit ends September 3rd. 

Richard Harris will be showing some new watercolor pieces (and a few oldies) at the "Ramble" on Friday, October 5th at the M. Phillips Gallery "atrium", 211 N. Main St, Las Cruces, 88001.  It will be just that evening but he wanted to get the word out to get as many people to stop by as possible. Hours are 5-7 pm.

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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