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SC Spring Exhibition(members only) REGISTRATION

  • Monday, January 29, 2018
  • 9:00 AM
  • Friday, February 16, 2018
  • 6:00 PM


  • $20 for 1 painting. Additional $15 for second painting for a total fee of $35 to submit two.

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The 2018 NM Watercolor Society Southern Chapter Spring Exhibition Registration Period is open Jan 29, 2018 - February 16 2018!  See Prospectus for complete info. Exhibit counts toward signature status.

Please make a point of taking your family and friends to see the 2018 Members Only Watercolor Exhibition:  “Something Wild! to be held March 31-April 28 at the Rokoko Gallery,  1785 Avenida de Mercado, Mesilla (Las Cruces), NM.  Opening is March 31 from 5-7 pm.  

We are very pleased to announce our juror of selections,  
Mary Ann Beckwith and judge for placements, Atalo Mendez.

Best of Show $300 First Place $250 Second Place $200 Third Place $150 Two Honorable Mentions $100 each

Entry Deadline February 16 @ 6 pm.

Entry Fees:  1 painting $20, 2 paintings $35 (maximum 2 entries per artist)

**Please read carefully the attachedNMWS Prospectus for eligible paintings*


Our theme, “Something Wild” encourages members to stretch a bit – play with the medium while adhering to standards **.  Members are invited to reach beyond what is familiar – stretch and play, creating works that might be a different genre, in wilder colors, with braver brushstrokes.


Sunday January 29.  Registration Opens 9:00 a.m. Please register ONLY through the NMWS website HOME PAGE

Friday, February 16 ENTRY DEADLINE6:00 p.m. 

Fri., March 2 Notification of accepted paintings announced by email

Tues., Mar. 27 Hand-delivered paintings received10:00-Noonat Rokoko Gallery, 1785 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla. LATE ARRIVALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

Saturday, March 31 Opening reception 5:00-7:00 p.m.

March 31-April 28 Exhibition Open to the Public.  Gallery Hours for this Exhibit: Wed.-Sat. 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sun. 1:00-5:00 p.m.  

Tuesday, May 1, 2018  Pickup of unsold works 10:00-Noon-at Rokoko Gallery, 1785 Avenida de Mercado in Mesilla.NO WORKS WILL BE RELEASED EARLY.

Please BE SURE TO ADHERE to NMWS hanging standards. Viewprospectus andhanging standards but REMEMBER for this show that MAXIMUM IMAGE SIZE is 10" x 14"


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New Mexico Watercolor Society

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Albuquerque, NM 87192

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