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Scheduled Exhibitions  


    • Saturday, October 02, 2021
    • 12:00 PM (MDT)
    • Sunday, October 24, 2021
    • 3:00 PM (MDT)
    • EXPO-NM, Fine Arts Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, Enter Gate #3, San Pedro & Copper NE

    The 2021 NM Watercolor Society

    ABQ Fall National Exhibition

    Entries for the FALL Show CANNOT be done through this website. 

    ALL Entries MUST be done via the ArtCall software. Please click below


    This Exhibition is open for entry to any watercolor artist, nationwide. 

    The Guest Juror is Steven Griggs


    Juror Presentation & Demo is Sept. 27, 7PM in the Fine Arts

    Gallery, EXPO-NM, Admission $10, unless enrolled in workshop.

    Steve Griggs Workshop Sept. 28, 29, 30, Oct. 1, 2021

    Exhibition Opening Reception - October 2, 2021, noon-3 PM 

    with Awards Presentation & Discussion 

    Fine Arts Gallery Show closes - Oct. 24, 2021, at 3 PM

                                                  Paintings returned @ 4PM.

    Unsold paintings will then be (with artist permission) displayed on the NMWS Facebook and Instagram Sales pages, with potential for nationwide sales!

    The NMWS  File Manager for the Fall 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.


    There is HELP AVAILABLE for those having difficulty with Registration or Image Upload in August. 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 Friday, August 20, 2021.

    • Monday, November 01, 2021
    • (MDT)
    • Monday, November 29, 2021
    • (MST)
    • Dona Ana Arts Council Gallery, 250 W. Amador, Las Cruces, NM 88005

    2021 NMWS Southern Chapter Members Only Juried Exhibition 

    November 1-29, 2021
    Doña Ana Arts Council Gallery,
    250 W. Amador, Las Cruces, NM 88005

    Juror:  Robin Lee Makowski, FWS

    Judge: Marissa Sage, Director of NMSU Art Museum

    Download PROSPECTUS:  2021_11_SC_ prospectus_final DAAC exhibit.pdf

    CLICK TO REGISTER: Registration for 2021 SC Fall Juried Exhibition: “Eureka! Inspiration in Watercolor”


    Gallery Hours for this Exhibit: Monday -- Friday, 9 am - 5 pm. 

    Artists' Opening Reception is Saturday, November 13 12:30-2:30 pm with Awards Ceremony at 1:00 pm The gallery will be open that day from 12-5 pm. 

    Theme: Eureka! Inspiration in Watercolor ALL NMWS members will have the opportunity to paint what inspires them.  What makes you stop in your tracks and say, I just HAVE to paint that!!??  What turns you on?  What makes your heart sing?  Express that in your watercolor and submit it to this juried exhibit!!  At the exhibit, we invite viewers to have their own “a ha!” or Eureka moment when they are captivated by the artists’ representation of what thrills them.

Past events

Thursday, May 06, 2021 2021 Western Federation, May 6 to June 23, 2021.
Sunday, May 02, 2021 2021 ABQ Spring Exhibition Members Only
Thursday, April 01, 2021 2021 Masterworks of NM Exhibition
Sunday, January 31, 2021 For the Love of Art (FLOA) 2021 Exhibition
Saturday, October 03, 2020 NMWS 2020 Fall Exhibition
Saturday, July 11, 2020 CANCELLED 2020 MasterWorks of NM Exhibition
Friday, June 05, 2020 2020 Western Fed Exhibition ONLINE - June 5 to July 26, 2020
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Southern Chapter 2020 Online Exhibition
Saturday, February 01, 2020 SC For the Love of Art (FLOA) Exhibit
Saturday, October 05, 2019 NMWS 2019 Fall National Exhibit
Thursday, August 01, 2019 REGISTRATION OPEN 2019 Fall National Exhibition (Oct. 6-27)
Saturday, July 27, 2019 Los Lunas Signature Member Show at the Museum of Heritage and Arts
Monday, July 01, 2019 3rd Annual Salud! de Mesilla Watercolor Show
Monday, May 06, 2019 2019 SC Spring Juried Exhibition: “Color and Light: The Joy of Watercolor
Sunday, May 05, 2019 REGISTRATION Los Lunas Signature Member Show at the Museum of Heritage and Arts
Friday, March 29, 2019 2019 Masterworks of NM Exhibition
Friday, March 29, 2019 2019 ABQ Spring Exhibition (Thu-Sun) May 5-26
Sunday, December 09, 2018 St. John's Cathedral Gallery Show
Sunday, October 07, 2018 2018 ABQ Fall National Exhibition (Thu-Sun) Oct. 7-28
Wednesday, August 01, 2018 Salud! de Mesilla Watercolor Show
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Call to Artists (members only) @ Salud! de Mesilla
Sunday, May 06, 2018 2018 ABQ Spring Exhibition (Thu-Sun) May 6-27
Saturday, March 31, 2018 SC Spring Juried Exhibition: Something Wild!
Friday, March 30, 2018 2018 Masterworks of NM Exhibition
Saturday, February 03, 2018 SC For the Love of Art (FTLA) Exhibit
Saturday, January 06, 2018 First Unitarian Church Gallery- Alternate Spaces
Saturday, October 07, 2017 NMWS 2017 Fall NATIONAL Exhibition
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 Sacred Arts Gallery at St. Mark's Episcopal Church
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 NMWS-SC Spring (Members Only) Exhibition
Saturday, August 01, 2015 2015 FALL Exhibition Registration and Prospectus
Sunday, May 31, 2015 2015 Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition
Friday, June 06, 2014 NMWS Southern Chapter 2014 Spring Membership Show
Saturday, October 05, 2013 La Mesa Church Watercolor Show Opening Reception

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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