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Upcoming Events

    • Friday, October 01, 2021
    • 8:00 AM
    • Monday, January 10, 2022
    • 11:59 PM
    • EXPO-NM, Fine Arts Gallery, Enter Gate #3, San Pedro and Copper NE.


    2022 Western Federation

    of Watercolor Societies Exhibition

    Hosted by the

    New Mexico 

    Watercolor Society

    with Guest Juror Iain Stewart

    May 6 – June 5, 2022

    Fine Arts Gallery, EXPO-NM, Albuquerque, NM

    ALL Entries and Image uploads MUST be made via the ArtCall .


    See the Prospectus for details on using ArtCall.

    WFWS 47 Prospectus

    This Exhibition is open for entry to any watercolor artist, who is an active member of a component society of the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies.

    Registration Opens - October 1, 2021 

    Entry Deadline - January 10, 2022 

    $30 for one entry; $40 for two entries; $50 for three entries. 

    Only one painting may be selected, and must be for sale

    (a 25% processing fee is withheld from each sale).

    For the first time this WFWS exhibition will allow an alternative presentation of varnished finish and mat (no plexiglas).

    Best of Show $1500, 
    First Place $1200

    Second Place $900, Third Place $600

    6 Cash Awards totaling $1900 and Many Merchandise Awards!


    Please READ and PRINT OUT the WFSW Exhibition Prospectus above for additional dates, eligibility, entry requirements, guidelines and hanging standards.


    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.

    Please watch the instructional video at the bottom of the ArtCall home page, before starting the Registration process. 

    Photo file size should be less than 4MB. CALL for HELP if NEEDED.

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

    The NMWS Exhibition Chair for the WFWS is Dave Cook

     (505)-2200733. Please contact Dave for all questions regarding the Exhibition itself.

To see all available exhibitions NMWS Members MUST LOG-IN to Website (NMWS Member Login in upper right corner).

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

USE LISTINGS ON THIS PAGE FOR EXHIBITION REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT ACTIVITIES, unless directed otherwise by the prospectus or show details.

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

 2019-08 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)

New Mexico Watercolor Society

P.O. Box 11604
Albuquerque, NM 87192

Contact - nmwatercolorsociety[at]gmail.com

New Mexico Watercolor Society - SC
PO Box 1571
Las Cruces, NM 88004-1571                           Contact - nmwatercolorsociety[at]gmail.com

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