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RESCHEDULED 2020 MasterWorks of NM Exhibition - March 27-April 19, 2020.

  • Friday, March 27, 2020
  • 8:00 AM
  • Friday, July 17, 2020
  • 5:00 PM
  • Hispanic Art Building, EXPO-NM, Albuquerque, NM
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2020 MasterWorks of New Mexico 

The 22nd  Annual Fine Art Show will be held in the Hispanic Art Bldg. at EXPO-NM from March 27-April 19, 2020.


Standard Size Entries Due - January 25 , 2020, at 5 PM

Notice of Std Size Acceptance - February 15 , 2020

Due to the Postponement and Rescheduling of MasterWorks,

dates have changed.

See new info below.

 The MasterWorks of NM show will now be

held July 11 thru August 2, 2020

 at the Hispanic Arts Building at Expo NM.

You will need to re-register your artwork that you wish to enter.  We have deleted all previously entered data.  Go to www.masterworksnm.org, then to Artist Entry up in the menu bar, and then to the Mini Prospectus.  Go to the Click Here to submit your entries.  

The deadline to RE-enter Miniatures is Wednesday, April 15, 2020 by 5 pm

Please pay attention to the instructions in entering your information.  Due to limited space on the labels, Titles for example cannot be more than 25 characters, including spaces.  Under Medium, use only the mediums listed.  Example of a correct medium would be Acrylic, not Acrylic with resin.  The medium allows us to know where the piece will be juried and hang.  Also check your spelling.  We will presume that the spelling is how you wish it to appear in the program.

Artwork will need to be delivered on 

Monday, July 6, 2020, 10am to 1pm.

 If you have questions or a problem with using email, please call Lin McKay at (505) 294-2935.

Notice of Mini Size Acceptance - To Be Announced

Opening Reception & Awards - July 17th, 2020 5-8 PM

Open House/Paint In - To Be Announced

Last Day of MasterWorksNM - August 2

Pick up of unsold/purchased works - To be announced

Cash and Prizes valued at over $9,000

Exclusively for New Mexico Artists!

Please click link and print out MW of NM Prospectus


Cost to enter is $15 per painting.

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 Woody Duncan, 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.



To Register for the Masterworks of NM Exhibition, click below

REGISTRATION OPEN 2020 MasterWorks of NM


Miniature painting registration and entry is an entirely separate process. 

NMWS is not involved in this process.

Miniature entries must also 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 NEW rules & PRINT Painting Labels for Miniatures and Small Fine Art Entry here (pages 6 & 7)


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 :   

Woody Duncan - contact with questions at 505-344-3613, or "woodyduncan(at)comcast.net"

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

    All Members Must Pay Fees ONLINE via the website, at the time of Registration

  • Non-NMWS Members should contact Woody Duncan, NMWS File Manager at 505-344-3613 to arrange for registration and payment.

    Thank you for your participation!

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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