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2018 Masterworks of NM Prospectus & ENTRY REGISTRATION

  • Saturday, December 02, 2017
  • 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, January 27, 2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • Hispanic Arts Building, EXPO-NM (State Fairgrounds), Copper and San Pedro NE
  • 126


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • MasterWorks of NM
    Please read the Prospectus and Guidelines carefully before registering for this event. Woody Duncan is the File Manager for NMWS Members.

Registration is closed

2018 MasterWorks of New Mexico 

The 20th Annual Fine Art Show will be held in the Hispanic Art Bldg. at EXPO-NM from March 30-April 21, 2018.


Standard Size Entries Due - January 27, 2018, at 5 PM

Notice of Std Size Acceptance - February 17, 2018

Miniature Applications Due - March 10, 2018, at 5 PM

Standard & Minis Hand Delivered - March 17, 2018, 9-11 AM

Notice of Mini Size Acceptance - March 25, 2018

Opening Reception & Awards - March 30, 2018 5-8 PM

Cash and Prizes valued at over $9,000

Exclusively for New Mexico Artists!

Please click link and print out MW of NM Prospectus

2018-04 MW of NM Prospectus.pdf

Please NOTE - ALL Standard-sized painting watercolor entries must be done online, through this website and payment may be online via credit card or PayPal. Checks may be mailed to Ruth Vreeland, File Mgr. See mailing address at the bottom of this page.

Please click on this link for (general) online step-by-step guidelines on Registration and Digital Image Upload.

2017-11-20 Reg and Digi Upload Instr.pdf


Miniature painting registration and entry is an entirely separate process. 

NMWS is not involved in this process.

Miniature entries must be done ONLINE. 

Use labels at the end of the Prospectus to affix to the back of your Miniature Paintings. Payment is by check made out to Bardean, LLC

Read rules for Miniatures Entry here:

Link to Online Masterworks Miniatures Form:

WATERMEDIA REQUIREMENTS Eligibility: All work submitted must be water-soluble media, (excluding water-soluble oils) on cotton rag paper, cotton rag paper mounted board, Yupo, watercolor canvas, Aquaboard or oriental papers.

Only watercolors not previously accepted/shown in NMWS Spring, and Fall Shows, WFWS Shows, or MasterWorks of NM can be submitted.

FRAMING: All accepted paintings must be framed to gallery quality standards under Plexiglas. Mats: All accepted paintings must be matted with a clean and well cut mat. No color restrictions. 

* Alternative Presentation is not allowed as a water media entry - work not under plexiglas must be entered through the Oil & Acrylic Division (RGAA)

For ALL MasterWorks of NM Exhibition details, see their website

NM Watercolor Society File Manager is :   

Ruth Vreeland, - contact with questions at 505-264-9388, or "vreelandwest(at)"

  • Notices of who is accepted will be e-mailed to all artists who enter MasterWorks of NM.

    If you do not pay online: Mail your Fee (check made out to "NMWS"- NM Watercolor Society), with Masterworks on the memo line To: 

  • Ruth Vreeland, NMWS File Manager

    8126 Northridge Ave. NE

    Albuquerque, NM    87109

    Thank you for your participation!

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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