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NMWS Members MUST First LOG-IN to Website on the HOME page (upper right corner) to see all available Exhibitions.

Exhibitions - Open to all Active, Honorary, Contributing and Patron Members. 

For step-by-step directions in registering for shows - without the frustration, please READ thoroughly

2018-09 Show Regist-Upload Instructions.pdf   Slide show in .PDF format

If you don't own cropping and re-sizing photo software, BEFORE you start to register, please use these FREE tools to properly crop, re-size and set the resolution for your painting images to the specifications listed in the Exhibition Prospectus. (NOTE- pixel size and resolution-dpi are DIFFERENT measures). If you don't understand the directions, please call the FILE MANAGER for assistance. It's a learning process and help is available to all NMWS members!!!

Start with a photo of at least 5 MP (megapixels)

Do FIRST - USE  *** https://convert.town/image-dpi  to change the dpi (resolution) if needed (there is NO need to download the    program or to register for anything)
Do SECOND - USE  *** 2017 NMWS Pixlr.com Instructions.pdf (to resize pixels on long side of image)

Upcoming Events

    • Monday, January 28, 2019
    • 12:01 AM
    • Friday, March 01, 2019
    • 6:00 PM

    The 2019 NM Watercolor Society Southern Chapter  Spring Exhibition Registration Period is open REVISEDJanuary 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 DEADLINE6:00 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 rcmurphree@outlook.com

    QUESTIONS on REGISTRATION? Contact NMWS-SC File Manager, Arlene Tugel, 575-532-0918 / EMAIL fullersres@msn.com

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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