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National Association of Women Artists, Inc.
Seeing the World in Black and White

315 West 39th Street, Suite 508, New York, New York 10018
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Seeing the World in Black and White
A juried online photography exhibition
November 13, 2017 – January 5, 2018
This is an Online Exhibition Only


Black and White images are making a comeback, as mono images adapt to all lighting situations, and even though we don’t see the world in black and white it is a creative choice. You can produce formal black and white portraits, landscapes and still lifes that speak for themselves concentrating on capturing clean whites and clean blacks in each image. All subjects are accepted into this extraordinary online exhibition.

This is an open call juried online exhibition, for black and white photography.

One award winner will be selected and featured on with her own page. This page will include bio, artist statement, several images of her work and links to her website. will have links to this exhibition on the home page.

•    Exhibition is open to all NAWA members and also non-members (women artists 18+).
•    The theme of this exhibition is black and white photography.
•    Graphic violence and/or lewd sexual content prohibited.
•    Entry fee for this exhibition is through: only.
•    $40 fee for NAWA members and $50 fee for non-members for 2 entries, and each additional entry up to a total of 5 is $10 each.  Non-refundable fees are payable by credit card/ PayPal through  All entries must be paid by the entry deadline.
•    You will receive a confirmation from OnlineJuriedShows for your accepted entry.
•    Every artist is entitled to submit up to five (5) artworks.  All works MUST be original works of the artist.
•    In the event of a sale: Artist:  70% NAWA: 30%   Artists are responsible for all shipping charges to the buyer of the work(s).  If the photographs are not for sale, please mark NFS.  Price of entered work cannot be changed once entry is received.
•    Accepted works cannot be substituted and must be available for the duration of the exhibition.
•    Invitations, press releases, email blasts to our mailing list, promotional materials and advertising will be handled by the National Association of Women Artists, Inc. (NAWA).

•    Entry form must be filled out in its entirety.  List sizes up to the nearest inch.  Submitted images must not include matting or frame.  Crop the photos to include only the artwork.  Be sure your images are right-side-up.
•    Before uploading your images, make sure they are smaller than 4MB, but at least 1920 pixels on the longest side at 72 dpi.  Images should be in JPEG format, sRGB color space.  Help in photographing your work and properly sizing your images can be found at:  If you need help entering your images or are unable to, please write to us here:
•    Please add and to your safe senders list to ensure notifications are received.


October 23, 2017:  Online submission entry deadline.  Online entry application submission will close).  When deadline is reached the competition is automatically closed for submissions in the program.

November 3, 2017:  Notification of accepted artists listed on, and will  be posted on N.A.W.A.’s Facebook page  (  An eblast will be sent out to N.A.W.A. members.

November 13, 2017:  Exhibition debuts online.
Note:  After the exhibition ends on January 5, 2018, the exhibition will be archived online for an extended period of time.  After this date, artists are free to sell their works by other means.

NOTE: Accepted Artists will be listed on the NAWA Facebook page: (, on and  An eblast will be sent to all members.

•    The entry application and payment will serve as the entrant’s agreement to all conditions (including the Waiver) set forth in this prospectus. Entries will be disqualified for failure to follow these instructions.
•    Submitting works of art is no guarantee that the applicant will be accepted into this exhibition.
•    NAWA is not responsible for Copyright protection for images submitted to this exhibition.  Copyright protection of images is the responsibility of the artist.


I, the undersigned artist, hereby declare my intention to exhibit my artwork as described in my entry form, in the National Association of Women Artists, Inc., Online Exhibition entitled, “Seeing the World in Black and White”, and to leave said artwork until the specified removal date on the prospectus.

In consideration of the display of my artwork, I hereby declare I am the owner and creator of the original artwork being submitted by me, both as the artwork’s physical manifestation and the copyright of artwork. I accept full responsibility for any casualty of any kind while in the National Association of Women Artists, Inc. (NAWA) Online Exhibition. I hereby waive any and all claims against the National Association of Women Artists, Inc. as well as their employees, officers, directors and committee personnel Nevertheless, for the purpose of this agreement, I agree that the stated value of the artwork shall be One ($1.00) Dollar, in the event of any loss or damage to the piece of artwork.

I agree to allow an image of my artwork being exhibited to be used without charge for advertising and/or promotion in the furtherance of the Exhibition, and for any purposes including without limitation traditional media, social media, website as well as public relations, prior to and/or after the Exhibition.

My work is available for sale at the price hereinbefore agreed. I agree that if my work is sold during the exhibition, I will pay NAWA a commission of 30% percent, and I will retain 70% percent of the selling price.

Point of release clause: The work on exhibition is considered part of the exhibition from point of delivery (either by hand or by mail) and until actual pick up/shipping after close of exhibition. NAWA retains the right of discretion to decide if artworks do not meet the requirements of our show standards, or contain any inflammatory or offensive materials.

Labels: NAWA is a not-for-profit art organization, will not list anything other than the name of the artists, the title of the work, dimensions, medium and price on the labels.

In the event of a dispute with regard to this Waiver Agreement, we agree that all disputes must be adjudicated in a State Court in the County, City and State of New York (i.e. Manhattan), under the Laws of the State of New York, without regard to choice of Law rules.

Note: The use of the National Association of Women Artists, Inc.’s logo, without prior written permission is prohibited. The use of the registered Trademark Seal and the logo of the National Association of Women Artists, Inc. for any personal or business use on any documents, postcards, invitations, and other promotional materials and communications is a violation of law.

The letters NAWA may be used by regular juried members (i.e., not Associate or Student members), after their names, on all artworks, signifying their membership.

Upon entering this competition, I agree to the policies of this Waiver.


A Note from OnlineJuriedShows




On the day of notification, you can do the following, but you will also receive an email notification, sent from Constant Contact, that will state the same.

1.  Go to and log in using your email address and password.

2.  Right above where you just logged in, click "Your Artist Profile."  You are now in Your account!

3.  Click the show name and you will see your first image.  The jury results will be under the thumbnail view.

4.  As you will see, it will say either "This Image has been Accepted or Declined in to the show."  Under that sentence, you can click "Read Acceptance (or Declined) Letter."  The letter will then be displayed below.

5.  If you submitted more than one piece in the show, go to the next entered piece in the show by clicking the page number, displayed below the thumbnail image.

NOTE:  Please be sure to read your letters in their entirety.  Most acceptance letters will ask you to RSVP or will have special instructions you must follow.

Thank you,

P.S.  While you are in your account on, click "Personal Info" and make sure your name, address, phone number, and email address are up-to-date.

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