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NMWS-SC Spring (Members Only) Exhibition

  • Tuesday, November 01, 2016
  • 12:01 AM
  • Monday, January 23, 2017
  • 11:59 PM
  • NM Farm and Ranch Museum, Las Cruces, NM


  • $20 for 1 painting. Additional $15 for second painting for a total fee of $35 to submit two.

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The 2017 NM Watercolor Society Southern Chapter Spring Exhibition Registration Period is open Nov 1, 2016 - Jan 23, 2017!

Please make point of taking your family and friends to see the 2017 Members Only Watercolor Exhibition:  “A Movable Feast: Foods of New Mexico” to be held April 14-August 6 at the  New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces, NM. 

See new watercolor paintings created by NMWS members in the first Southern Chapter show to count toward signature status. We are very pleased to announce our juror of selections, Lian Quan Zhen and judge for placements, Jean Reece Wilkey. 

Awards Best of Show $300 First Place $250 Second Place $200 Third Place $150 Two Honorable Mentions $100 each

Fri., Apr. 14 Opening reception 5:00-8:00 p.m. No charge for museum admission during opening reception. 

Apr. 15-Aug. 6 Exhibition Open to the Public during regular museum hours: Monday-Saturday, 9:00-5:00 and Sunday, Noon-5:00. There is a charge for admission; telephone 575-522-4100 for more information or go online at 


Fri., Feb. 17 Notification of accepted paintings announced by email

Tues., Mar. 21 Hand-delivered paintings received 10:00-Noon at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Museum. LATE ARRIVALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.  

Tues., Aug. 8 Pickup of unsold works 10:00-Noon-at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum. NO WORKS WILL BE RELEASED EARLY.

Accepted paintings may or may not be for sale. The price cannot be changed after registration. 

The exhibit hosts WILL NOT BE INVOLVED IN SALES OR COLLECTION OF MONEY FOR SALES. Artists must provide contact information along with a bio that will be placed in a binder, to be available during the exhibit. Interested buyers will contact artists directly. ARTISTS AGREE TO PAY A 30% COMMISSION TO THE NEW MEXICO FARM AND RANCH MUSEUM, CHECKS DUE AUGUST 15. Buyers may pick up purchased paintings on pickup day between 10:00 a.m. and noon.

Please BE SURE TO ADHERE to NMWS hanging standards. 

View prospectus and hanging standards.


575-288-5125 OR EMAIL

New Mexico Watercolor Society

P.O. Box 11604
Albuquerque, NM 87192

Contact - nmwatercolorsociety[at]

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

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