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Exhibitions & Festivals-Select list



Corrales Studio Arts Tour


Bosque Albuquerque Open  

Space Gallery


"Master Works of NM"

"Spring 2000" NMWS exhibition

"Watermedia 2001" NMWS    

    Signature members show


"Art by Architects" IAC Contemporary

    Art Exhibit

Albuquerque "Visions of Excellence"

    AUA show

"Signature II Show" -Texas Tech.

"Ins and Outs" UNM

    Albuquerque Country Club Solo


"Magnifico" Albuquerque Convention Center

    NMWS Signature Members Show

"25th Southwest Exhibition" Yuma,Az.

"NM Landscape" UNM

"NM Signature Member's Show" St.  

     John's College,Santa Fe

"Close to the Border" -NM State U.

"24th SW Exhibition" Yuma, Az.

"Watercolor West" Brea, Cal. 

"Watercolor 90" St. Charles, Ill.


1 Person exhibit UNM

"Que Pasa" Los Alamos, NM

UNM Thompson Gallery

"Arizona Aqueous IV" Tubac,AZ.

"Visions of Excellence" AUA show,


UNM Teaching Gallery

UNM Travelling Exhibition






Candace Cates-Cavellier

Born in Chicago,Ill.

Lives & works in Corrales, NM


I moved to New Mexico to become an archaeologist and ended up pursuing Art, becoming an Artist, Landscape Architect,and Art teacher.



MA Fine Arts with honors-UNM

BFA Fine Arts-UNM

BS Biology-UNM

Licensed K-12 Visual Arts Teacher

Licensed Landscape Architect


Collections and Awards


UNM Permanent Art Collection

Albuquerque Sunwest Bank Collection

Albuquerque United NM Bank Collection

Western Watercolor Society 3rd place

Albuquerque Arts and Crafts Show- honorable mention

Albuquerque Travelling Art Bus Panels

Texas Neighbors Regional Exhibition-2nd place

NM State Fair Art Exhibit -2nd place

Celebration of Watercolor Show -1rst place and Purchase Award



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