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2023 Fall NMWS Signature Member Retreat (open to both signature members from both chapters)

  • Tuesday, September 19, 2023
  • Thursday, September 21, 2023
  • Ruidoso, NM

2023 Fall NMWS Signature Member Retreat in Ruidoso, NM

Sept. 19, 20 and 21.

A retreat for Signature Members is being planned for September 19-20-21 at the Hotel Ruidoso in Ruidoso, NM. There will be three full days of exploring different techniques, tools and new products, as well as a paint out with suggestions on how to make plein air painting easier. There will be plenty of time for socializing, too.

A schedule of events is "under construction".

REGISTER HERE: REGISTRATION 2023 Fall Signature Member Retreat in Ruidoso 9/19_9/20_9/21

Registration is limit to 50 NMWS Signature Members.

Ruth Andrews-Vreeland has graciously agreed to teach a 4-hour class on still life. If you have a special skill you would like to share with the other members let us know

Hotel Ruidoso is offering a reduced rate of $109 per night. Other options include The Comfort Inn next door and the Ruidoso Lodge and Cabins that has with RV spots.

A $30 deposit (non-refundable) fee to NMWS is required, if you register by August 15th. The deposit increases to $40, (non-refundable) after August 15th. Registration closes when 50 spots have been filled, or on Sept. 10th whichever comes first.

Contact Debby Brinkerhoff at 505.934.9771 for questions regarding the retreat and local arrangements.

Each artist will need to make their OWN travel arrangements and lodging reservations. Carpooling is encouraged. Spouses/companions are certainly welcome to come along and join in evening meals. However, only registered Signature NMWS Members may attend the workshop sessions.

Hotel Ruidoso - 575-257-2007

Comfort Inn and Suite - 575-315-7012

Ruidoso Lodge and Cabins and RV spots 575-257-2510

Question? Please contact Debby Brinkerhoff - 505-934-9771 or brinkferg[at]

New Mexico Watercolor Society

P.O. Box 11604
Albuquerque, NM 87192

Contact - nmwatercolorsociety[at]

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

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