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CLICK HERE to view the the 2018 Prospectus (PDF file, 8 pages)

Information on Entering Standard Fine Art

The MasterWorks Standard Fine Art Show is actually three shows in one.

Oil / Acrylic - Pastel - Watermedia

Show Eligibility

Age: Living artists over the age of 18.

Residency: Must be a resident of New Mexico.

Membership: See each Organization's requirements in the prospectus.

Entries: Artists may enter all Categories. Entry for each Category requires a separte online submission. Read each Organization's procedures in the prospectus carefully - they may vary!

All works must be original.

All works must be for sale.

No copies, diptychs or other multiples, photography or computer generated work.

Entries must have been completed within the last 2 years.

Work cannot have appeared in a previous MasterWorks show.

Entries cannot have been produced as part of a class instruction.

How to Enter

Download the 2018 Prospectus by clicking here.

Read the prospectus CAREFULLY, particulary the category you which to enter (Acrylic/Oil, Pastel, or Watermedia).

Prepare your images according to the directions in the prospectus.

Enter online by following the directions in the prospectus for the category you are entering.

Important Standard Fine Art Dates
Saturday January 27 Entry Deadline - All Standard Fine Art digital entries, paperwork and entry fees must be received by 5 pm.
Friday March 16 All shipped Standard Fine Art entries must be received by 5 pm
Saturday March 17 All hand-delivered Miniature and accepted Standard Fine Art entries must be delivered to Hispanic Arts Building, Expo New Mexico, Albuquerque 9 - 11 am
Sunday April 22 Pick up unsold and purchased artwork 9 - 11 am
Frame Wire Requirements
Attaching Wire to Frame


When pulled tight, the wire MUST PEAK at 3-1/2 inches below the TOP of the frame.

Paintings that do not meet these requirements will be charged $5 to bring up to standards or will be refused.

Standard Fine Art Awards

Best of Show

Creativity Award, NMWS Excellence in Watermedia, PSNM Excellence in Pastel, RGAA Give Back Award, Wilson Hurley Enchantment Award, Non-Representational Award, Carol Bryant Award for Originality in Watermedia, and other Awards of Excellence

1st, 2nd and 3rd Place Awards in each media category, Honorable Mentions, and more...

People's Choice Award

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