The 2019 NM Watercolor Society Southern Chapter Spring Exhibition Registration Period is open REVISED: January 28, 2019 - March 1, 2019! See 2019 SC Spring Show Prospectus_final.pdf for complete info. Exhibit counts toward signature status.
Please make a point of taking your family and friends to the Artists' Opening and to see the 2019 Members Only Watercolor Exhibition: “Color and Light: The Joy of Watercolor!" to be held May 6-28, 2019 at the Doña Ana Art Council Gallery, 1740 Avenida de Mercado, Mesilla (Las Cruces), NM.
Artists' Opening is Saturday, May 11, 2019 from 4-7 pm.
We are very pleased to announce our juror of selections, Barbara Nechis and judge for placements, Joy Miller.
Best of Show $300 First Place $250 Second Place $200 Third Place $150 Two Honorable Mentions $100 each
Entry Deadline March 1, 2019 @ 6 pm.
Entry Fees: 1 painting $20, 2 paintings $35 (maximum 2 entries per artist)
“Color and Light: The Joy of Watercolor” is an open-ended opportunity to explore the beauty and unique character of watercolor. The power and vibrancy of the medium over recent decades is exciting, and the medium is coming into its own in the art world. Our Chapter’s show will celebrate the wonder, mystery and sheer joy of painting color and light in watercolor.
Sunday January 28, 2019. Registration Opens 12:01 a.m. Please register ONLY through the NMWS website: Register for Exhibitions
Friday, March 1, 2019 ENTRY DEADLINE@ 6:00 p.m.
Friday, March 15, 2019 Notification of accepted paintings announced by email
Thursday, May 2, 2019, 10 am – noon @ DAAC Hand-delivered paintings received 10:00-Noon at the Doña Ana Art Council Gallery, 1740 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla. LATE ARRIVALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
Saturday, May 11, 2019 Opening reception 4:00-7:00 p.m.
May 6-29, 2019 Exhibition Open to the Public. Gallery Hours for this Exhibit: Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm.
Thursday, May 30, 2019 Pickup of unsold works 10:00-Noon- at the Doña Ana Art Council Gallery, 1740 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla. NO WORKS WILL BE RELEASED EARLY.
Please BE SURE TO ADHERE to NMWS Painting and Framing Requirements on the last three pages of the Prospectus to make sure your painting is eligible.
QUESTIONS on PROSPECTUS? Contact NMWS-SC Exhibitions Chair, Rachel Murphree, 915-217-3698 / EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org
QUESTIONS on REGISTRATION? Contact NMWS-SC File Manager, Arlene Tugel, 575-532-0918 / EMAIL email@example.com