Rachel Murphree Watercolors

Isn't spring glorious? 

I'm itching to get out and paint! but first I wanted to tell you what's happening in my art world...

Upcoming opening:  Saturday April 11

"In the Spotlight"  $350
"In the Spotlight" and "Cactus Queen" (below) will both be on display at the Cafe de Mesilla, a charming breakfast/lunch and coffee shop at 2190 Avenida de Mesilla.  The show is hosted by the NM Watercolor Society and it's part of our Alternate Spaces, an informal display of watercolor and morel  The show will be up now through the end of May 2019.  The Artists' Reception is Saturday, April 11th from 2-5 pm as part of the 10-10 Second Saturday Art Hop in the Mesilla/University area.  Galleries and museums will be open through the day for you to take a tour of the area and a bite to eat.  Hope to see you there! 
Cactus Queen  $350

NMWS Shows and Signature Membership! 

Apache Plume Morning $325

Apache Plume Morning

This painting inspired by our hike on Lost Dog Trail in West El Paso was juried into the NM Watercolor Society's annual Spring Show this year at the Dona Ana Arts Council's Gallery, 1740 Calle De Mercado - Mesilla.  May 6-29, 2019

See it in person at our Artists’ Reception, Saturday, May 11th from 4-7 pm.  Meet the artists, enjoy the over 35 paintings, and enjoy light food and refreshments.  Regular gallery hours: M-F 9-5. 

Apache Plume Morning $325

Up in the Air $425

Up in the Air

This painting of Century Plant/Agave blooms 20+ feet in the air was juried into the Albuquerque chapter of NMWS Spring Show.  It's the Society's 50th anniversary celebration with an exhibit of over 100 watercolor paintings and is definitely worth a stop if you're in Albuquerque during May! Click on the link for complete info.

With this acceptance I will have signature status into the NMWS so I can sign my paintings with those initials after my name from now on. This has been a goal of mine and I'm happy to have reached it! 

Up in the Air $400


KCOS Art Auction

I've donated "Stumbled Upon" to the KCOS Art Auction this year.  It will go on auction Friday April 27th in the 5;30-6 slot.  Get full information here:

This is my fourth year donating to this great cause, I love public television, and I hope that you'll check out the auctions and take home some lovely artwork. 

Where else to find me?

"Sunday's at Ardovino's" is now at the Marketplace @ Placita Santa Fe along with several other smaller original paintings, my NEW original bookmarks,  prints, jewelry, cards.   Please check out my work in the "Art Room" along with work by Candy Mayer, Melinda Etzold, and Nina Eaton. 

I also have small originals for sale at Flat Top Salon in the Coronado Tower, 6006 N. Mesa .and First Impressions Hair & Nails, 6633 N Mesa St Ste 502, and cards and jewelry at Dorsey's Card Shop, 6101 Dew.  All these are on El Paso's west side.  
Thanks again for being a subscriber.  If you have any questions or would like to arrange for an in home showing of some paintings, please don't hesitate to email me at  or text 915-217-3698!   

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