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Scheduled Exhibitions  


    • Thursday, April 01, 2021
    • 8:00 AM (MDT)
    • Friday, April 30, 2021
    • 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • Online Virtual Show
    • 200

    2021 MasterWorks of New Mexico 

    The 23rd  Annual Fine Art Show will be held VIRTUALLY,

    from April 1 to April 30, 2021.

    Opening Reception & Awards - April 1, 2021 

    ONLINE Only

    Visit http://www.masterworksnm.org

    for more details.

    Exclusively for New Mexico Artists!

      • Sunday, April 04, 2021
      • 8:00 AM (MDT)
      • Monday, May 03, 2021
      • 5:00 PM (MDT)
      • over ZOOM

      Registration for

      Presentation & Painting Demo

      with Kathleen Conover,

      May 3, 2021, 7PM

      Cost $5, online payment only

      Attendees must pre-register for the Demo Viewing.

      See the refreshing and creative style of

      Kathleen Conover, AWS-DF, NWS, TWSA, our 

      ABQ Spring Show Guest Juror.

      This presentation will be provided over Zoom,

      with the link sent by email

      to all registrants prior to the start of the event.

      • Sunday, May 02, 2021
      • (MDT)
      • Sunday, June 27, 2021
      • (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


      Registration and image upload instructions

      2020-01 Show Regist-Upload Instructions.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.

      • Thursday, May 06, 2021
      • 9:00 AM (MDT)
      • Wednesday, June 23, 2021
      • 7:00 PM (MDT)
      • Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 West 3100 South, West Valley City, UT 84119

      Western Federation of Watercolor Societies Exhibition, 

      will be held

      May 6 - June 23, 2021

                      Hosted by the Utah Watercolor Society

      at the

      Utah Cultural Celebration Center

      1355 West 3100 South

      West Valley City, UT. 

      Juror is Sarah Yeoman, AWS, PWCS, PWS, DWS

      See this Flyer with a link to the

      2021 WFWS Prospectus



      Reception and Awards

      May 7, 2021 from 6:00pm - 9pm

      UCCC Hours

      Monday  9am-7pm
      Tuesday  9am-7pm
      Wednesday  9am - 7pm
      Thursday   9am - 7pm
      Friday 9am - 4pm
      Saturday  9am - 4pm
      Closed Sunday


      Please contact Dave Cook (505)-220-0733 for questions regarding the Prospectus or the Western Fed Exhibition.

      • 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 
       (IN PERSON SHOW!) 

      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.  

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

      DEADLINE TO REGISTER:  6 PM August 31, 2021.  

      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

    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

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

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