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National Association of Women Artists, Inc.
National Association of Women Artists, Inc.

NAWA at Hollis Taggart Gallery

March 21 – April 20, 2024 Hollis Taggart Gallery, New York, NY
Deadline was September 5th. Signature Members Only.

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Deadline for entry was September 5, 2023

A Very Special Opportunity!

The National Association of Women Artists 
at Hollis Taggart Gallery 

March 21 – April 20, 2024
521 W 26th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10001 
in Manhattan’s Chelsea art neighborhood

Call for Entries

Hollis Taggart, a high-profile New York City gallery, is hosting an exhibition
in honor of NAWA’s 135th Anniversary Year in March/April of 2024

This exhibition will be selected by the personnel of the Hollis Taggart gallery. While honoring NAWA, the exhibition is organized in accordance with the standard practice of a commercial art gallery – that is, the art will be chosen on the basis of quality and sales potential. Because of the significant reputation of the Hollis Taggart gallery, the artists chosen will not only represent NAWA in an important Manhattan venue, but will additionally receive the visibility and potential career benefit of display within a major commercial art venue.

Please remember to create your user-generated Member Gallery page on the www.thenawa.org member portal.

Hollis Taggart gallery will choose artists from entries to ShowSubmit and from the Member Gallery. Members are urged to update their personal website information on the NAWA website. 

The exhibition will be accompanied by a catalog which will include at least one image of work by each selected artist.

Eligibility

This NAWA exhibition is for current Signature juried-in NAWA members only.
The Hollis Taggart Gallery will select work by approximately 15 artists.
Notification of acceptance results will be sent by September 29, 2023
Please note
There is no submission fee and no installation fee for this exhibit.
Artists may submit up to four works for consideration.

Works must be delivered to the Hollis Taggart gallery by January 30, 2024.
This early date is necessary to allow time to photograph art for the catalogue, and for other aspects of exhibition preparation.

Guidelines

Definition: Must be original work, no Giclée, in classically defined fine art categories: Oil, Acrylic, Wax, Mixed Media, Drawing, Collage, Sculpture, Printmaking, Pastels, Watercolors, Mosaics, Ceramics, Fiber Arts. In accordance with its general practice, the Hollis Taggart gallery does not exhibit photography, digital art, or video. 

Specifications

  • Maximum size for 2-D wall works and wall hanging sculpture INCLUDING frame: height: 72 inches; width 60 inches. 
  • No ceiling-hung artworks will be accepted. 
  • Free standing sculpture will be accepted; maximum size: 6’ height, weight limit 300 lb. Pedestals will be provided.
  • Size of work is FRAMED size. Works over the maximum size will be disqualified.
  • All works must be wired to gallery standards and must meet professional presentation standards as interpreted by the NAWA Exhibition Committee. No saw tooth hangers.
  • Plexiglas is required for all works on paper. Exception: pastels can be framed in glass.
  • Accepted works cannot be substituted and must be available for the duration of the exhibition.
  • ALL WORKS MUST BE FOR SALE. Artists should submit suggested prices, but final sales prices will be set through discussion and agreement with the Hollis Taggart gallery. Title and dimensions of entered work cannot be changed. 
  • Work will not be hung if it is damaged in transit. You will be notified immediately if your work arrives damaged.
  • NAWA and Hollis Taggart reserve the right to refuse work not professionally presented. 

Entering your images

Entry form must be filled out in its entirety. List sizes up to the nearest inch. Size of work is framed size. Works over maximum size will be disqualified. Submitted images must not include matting or frame. Crop the photos to include only the artwork. Be sure your images are right-side-up. Image must be a JPG image 1100px or larger. Files will be automatically resized to the correct specifications. You do not need to resize your image. 

Sales

All work must be for sale.

  • Artist will receive 50% of sales price. Hollis Taggart Gallery will receive 40% on all sales, and NAWA receives 10% commission. 
  • Pricing for a commercial gallery should be considered, and artist website prices should not conflict. 

Delivery/Shipping

  • Artists agree to assume all shipping expenses related to exhibition. Shipped work MUST include a prepaid bar-coded return shipping label (UPS or FEDEX only– NO COUNTER LABELS, no US Postal Service). 
  • NO STYROFOAM PACKING PEANUTS. Your work will be returned if it contains packing peanuts. Please inform your shipper if you have it packed professionally. Ship in sturdy, reusable cartons with adequate packing materials. Please use bubble wrap as opposed to air bags which tend to deflate at the end of the exhibition. 
  • Please mark the name of the exhibition on the outside of the box: NAWA/Hollis Taggart
  • Accepted artwork may be hand delivered OR shipped – and MUST arrive at the Hollis Taggart Gallery by January 30, 2024. Deliver from 11:00am – 5:00pm, Tuesday - Saturday

Insurance

Hollis Taggart will insure all art while on its premises.  In-transit insurance is the responsibility of the artist.

Contact Information

Please email the NAWA office at [email protected] with questions.

Additional Notification Information

Notifications will be emailed by the end of the day on October 13, 2023. We cannot respond to inquiries regarding the status of notifications before that time.

Please add [email protected] to your email safe senders list.

After notifications are sent, you may view the status of your entry in your ShowSubmit artist account’s Entry History. Accepted works will be notated by a green check.

If you do not receive your email, you may also view your notification letter using the View Notification link in your Entry History.

Note: Entries made prior to 2023 may not display the View Notification link.

Image and Filename Specifications

  • Submit your original JPEG image files.
  • Crop out all parts of the photo that are not the actual work; do not show mat, frame, etc, only the work itself.
  • Image must be displayed right side up.
  • You do not need to resize your image files.
  • You do not need to rename your image files.

Additional Entry Information

  • After your entry is submitted, you may log back in to review your entry, edit artist and image information, and add or substitute images up until the entry deadline (September 5, 2023.)
  • Entries cannot be accepted or changed after the deadline. Incomplete entries will be disqualified.

Support

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