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2021 ABQ Spring Exhibition Members Only

  • Sunday, May 02, 2021
  • Sunday, June 27, 2021
  • Online Virtual Show


(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • $20 for Entry of 1 painting. Additional $15 for second painting entry. Additional $10 for the third, fourth and fifth painting entries for a total fee of $65 to submit five paintings.

The 2021 NM Watercolor Society

ABQ Spring Virtual Exhibition

You must be an Active NMWS Member in good standing to enter this Exhibition which features NMWS Members' paintings.

The Guest Juror is Kathleen Conover, AWS-DF, NWS, TWSA

Registration - Feb. 14-April 3, 2021

Juror's Selections Announced - approx. April 10, 2021

Online Show Opens - May 2, 2021 

Juror Presentation & Demo (online) is May 3 - $10, unless enrolled in workshop

Workshop (Online) - May 4, 5, 6, 7, 2021

Awards Presentation & Discussion on Zoom - May 8, 2021

Online Show closes - June 27, 2021


Registration and image upload instructions

2020-01 Show Regist-Upload Instructions.pdf

Members may enter up to 3 paintings. 1 painting =$20, 2 paintings =$35, 3 paintings = $45, with a maximum of 2 selected for exhibitions. 

Selection for this show earns Signature Member points.

CASH prizes total $2000 !     Merchandise awards total $1800!

Potential for nationwide sales!


The NMWS  File Manager for the Spring Show is Tina Stallard - (505) 385-0432. Please contact Tina for all questions regarding the Exhibition Prospectus. 

The NMW Exhibition Chair for the Fall Show is Linda Krumel (505)-321-5982. Please contact Linda for all questions regarding the Exhibition itself.

Please READ and PRINT OUT the ONLINE SPRING Exhibition Prospectus, below for dates, times, guidelines and hanging standards.


Please read the Prospectus CAREFULLY. Rules will be strictly enforced and your painting could be disqualified, even if accepted by the juror, if in violation of Prospectus standards.

Helpful Links 

2020-01 Show Regist-Upload Instructions.pdf


2017 NMWS Instructions.pdf  (to crop and set 1200 pixel)  (to set DPI at 1200)

Note that setting 1200 pixels on the longest side and setting DPI at 300, are different functions. CALL for HELP if NEEDED.


There is HELP AVAILABLE for those having difficulty with Registration or Image Upload in March. In ABQ area, contact Woody Duncan or Barbara McGuire, to schedule contactless appointment.

In Las Cruces, contact Laurie Kibbe or in El Paso, contact Rachel Murphree, to schedule a contactless appointment.

There will be a fee of $5 for each painting photographed or uploaded. 

Members must have the email used to log-in to the website along with their Password (written down, in hand) to obtain assistance.


Registration ENTRY  DEADLINE  is @ 

6:00 PM on Saturday, April 3, 2021.

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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