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Welcome to Entry for

National Association of Women Artists
NAWA at Beamesderfer 4: Real/Unreal

NAWASeptember 5 - October 31, 2019
B. Beamesderfer Gallery, 6 North Second Avenue, Highland Park, NJ, 08904

Juror of Selection: Jeffrey Wechsler - Former Senior Curator, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University; Board Member of NAWA

Get the complete Prospectus here.

Dates at a glance

Entries: Online entries only

ENTRY DEADLINE July 26, 2019, midnight EDT


The information you will be required to submit is similar to that required on previous entry forms.

You may add, delete and change images to your entry at any time up until you pay for the entry, when it becomes Complete.

You will pay for your entry by credit or debit card or by PayPal account using our secure checkout system. Once your entry is submitted and paid for, you may log back in to review your entry and to edit artist and image information; however you will not be able to delete or substitute images.

Work Eligible

Image Specifications

Prepare your images using these specifications BEFORE you start the entry process!

Filename Instructions

Fee Structure

Accepted Work: Notification


Use of Images

See the Waiver page in the prospectus.


  • 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.

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National Association of Women Artists
NAWA at Beamesderfer 4: Real/Unreal

May 29, 2019 - entry system open for entry submission

July 26, 2019 - midnight EDT - deadline for online submission of entries

August 7, 2019 - Notice of acceptance posted and emailed

Agust 24 - 31, 2019 - Delivery of work to the Beamesderfer Gallery, 10am - 4pm

September 5 - October 31, 2019 - Exhibition dates.

November 1-2, 2019 - Hand pick-up, 10 am - 4 pm. Shipped works sent ASAP.

Eligible Work

  • Exhibition is open to all NAWA regular current members (not open to Associate or Student members).
  • Size of work is FRAMED size. Works over the maximum size will be disqualified.
  • Maximum size for 2-D wall works and wall hanging sculpture INCLUDING frame: 36" high x 30" wide x 5" deep (no exceptions). Works over the maximum size will be disqualified.
  • No ceiling hung artworks will be accepted. Free standing sculpture will be accepted. Maximum size: 30" high x 15" wide x 15" deep; maximum weight: 30 pounds
  • No sawtooth hangers. All works must be wired to gallery standards and must meet professional
  • Plexiglass required for all works on paper. Exception: pastels can be framed under glass.
  • Accepted works cannot be substituted and must be available for the duration of the exhibition.
  • ALL WORKS MUST BE FOR SALE. Price, title, dimensions of entered work cannot be changed.
  • All works MUST be original - no reproductions or giclee prints.
  • Do not photograph your work in frames.
  • Graphic violence and/or lewd sexual content prohibited. Nudes are acceptable at the discretion of the committee.
  • Work will not be hung if it is damaged in transit. We will notify you immediately if your work arrives damaged.
  • Unframed canvas art work must have the sides painted (not left white).
  • NAWA reserves the right to refuse work not professionally presented.

Image Specifications

All images must be high quality jpeg (jpg) image files. Set your camera to the highest possible quality image, use good lighting on your painting without any glass in front of it, and use a tripod for your camera. You must crop out all parts of the photo that are not the actual painting; do not show mat, frame, etc, only the painting itself. Please save at 72 dpi resolution, with a size of 1200-1500 pixels on the longer side of the image (i.e. for a horizontal format, the width should be 1500 pixels; for vertical format, the height will be 1500 pixels; for a square format both dimensions are 1500 pixels.). The upload system will not accept very large files, so you must reduce the native image size to these specifications.

Prepare your images using these specifications BEFORE you start the entry process!

Filename Instructions

Name your image files

Use the following protocol for giving your image file a name for submission: Start with your last name, followed by an underscore, followed by your first initial, followed by another underscore, then the title of the image without spaces, then make sure it has the extension ".jpg".

For example: Carson_R_SilentSpring.jpg.

Shorten long titles in the filename, please, and remove all spaces and quotation marks.

On the entry form in the box for Title do enter the actual title of the piece as you would want it to appear in the show catalogue.

For example: Silent Spring

Fee Structure

Online submission deadline is July 26, 2019

Open to current NAWA members ONLY.

Fee for current NAWA members:
1 - 2 images $40.00, one additional image add $5

Entry fees will be paid online by credit or debit card or by PayPal account.

Accepted Work: Notification, Delivery, Shipping

Accepted Artists will be listed on the NAWA Facebook page: (, on and

See the show prospectus for details on delivery and shipping.


All accepted artwork shall be offered for sale. A commission of 20% of the sales price shall be retained by NAWA, and 20% of the sales price by Beamesderfer Gallery. Prices shall remain fixed, and any pieces sold shall remain in the exhibit until final close of show.

Removal of Work