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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, and Contributing Level Members. 

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)

Upcoming Events

    • Sunday, February 14, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (MST)
    • Saturday, April 03, 2021
    • 6:00 PM (MDT)
    • Online Virtual Show

    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

    2021-02-14_NMWS_SPRING_SHOW_PROSPECTUS_2021a (1).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 Pixlr.com Instructions.pdf  (to crop and set 1200 pixel)

    https://convert.town/image-dpi  (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

New Mexico Watercolor Society - SC
PO Box 1571
Las Cruces, NM 88004-1571

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