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Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I pay to appear in a book?

The concept of our publications is different from most.

The books are either sold at cost or given for free to selected recipients, so nobody makes money from sales.

We try to achieve the largest possible distribution to a professional audience of galleries, museums, art consultants, interior designers, agencies, collectors, etc. Besides being a beautiful coffee-table artbook, our publications are a promotional tool aiming at advertising the artists in it. This is the reason there is a participation fee.

Why should I appear in this book? What are the benefits?


  1. It is a prestigious and professional way to present your work to galleries, collectors, selection committees, juries and potential buyers.
  2. Being included in a high quality publication not only presents your work, but places you within the context of active contemporary artists.
  3. It increases the commercial value of your work.
  4. It provides gallery owners with an effective tool to more easily sell your work and at a better price.

If you really like my art, you must accept me for free!

No artists are accepted for free. No matter how good or famous they are! The book is published for the benefit of the artists. It offers them a valuable tool to promote themselves. It offers a high quality advertising but only to selected artists. Artists who are approved boost their career.

However we do welcome sponsored artists. Many of the participants in our books are sponsored by public organizations, universities, banks, private companies, etc. We offer special presentation for these sponsors in the front part of the book so as to encourage sponsors.

Approved artists who are interested in finding a sponsor can ask us for the sponsorship presentation with helpful information for potential patrons.

How is the book going to help me? Am I going to sell works?

The book is not a selling tool. It is a tool to promote the artist. It opens doors to galleries, it is a great selling tool for galleries and it raises the value of your work. It will help you to sell art to your clients and at higher prices. But you are not going to sell art directly from the book. This is not the purpose of the book.  People who see you in it are forwarded to your online portfolio and you can sell art this way, but you might never find out that these buyers came from the book. The book is meant to promote the artist. It is a very important addition to your resume. If you use it correctly, you will have great results and it can boost your career.

Many galleries, art organizations, art agents , art dealers etc. sponsor their artists to appear in the book. 

When is the application deadline?

There is no general deadline for applications because we close each volume when we complete the maximum number of artists we can accept.

We do though have deadlines for the payment plans that we offer. You can ask the assistant curator that contacted you about these dates. 

Do I pay to submit art for review?

No. Application is free. Only if and after you are approved and the jury selects your specific works for the book,  we will send you the application and you will be asked to pay. You will have the choice to pay in installments.

How do I submit my work?

If you have been invited by an assistant curator, answer back to his/her message attaching images of your works or ask her/him to forward your website link to the jury for approval.

If you found us by yourself send us your website link or  least 5 images by email to info@wwab.us 

If you are approved you will be notified within 3 working days.

Will I see my page before the book is printed?

Yes. Once the book has been produced, our designer will email you proof of your page(s). You will then be able to make adjustments. A proof is sent to the artist in order to review and approve the accuracy of all elements to be published. 

What is the cost of participating at the Metropolitan Gallery Art Museum exhibition in Las Vegas??

The SNFMA is a non-profit organization. The artists have to make a donation as a contribution to the show. This is $175 for 1 artwork, $350 for 2 works and $400 for 3. No more than 3 works can be exhibited by each artist. The artist has to pay shipment cost to and from the museum.

Please note: We have nothing to do with the financial or postal arrangements between the artists and the museum. We only curate this show and select the works. We bear no responsibility for damage or loss of works during shipment or anything else.

Everything must be arranged between the artist and the museum.

We actually contribute financially for this show, where we donate many books that the museum sells and keeps the proceeds.

Visit the Metropolitan Gallery  Las Vegas Art Museum

Where is the museum?

The SNMFA is in the old downtown of Las Vegas. It is located inside the Neonopolis shopping center on the second floor. The building is donated by the owner to the museum.

The new Director Mark Rowland (Joe Palermo, the Founder of the museum passed away in 2014)  and  Lynn and Don Jones  do an excellent job of setting up the shows, have a great buffet for the opening, organize happenings for the opening night and have a professional photographer on hand to shoot the opening and the guests. Each show has a large opening with many visitors and buyers.

Where do you distribute the books?

Our books are distributed for free to selected galleries, interior designers, museums, collectors, curators, and art-lovers worldwide (every year to a different list).

We also hand out many books at international art fairs that we exhibit like Art Expo New York, Red Dot Miami, Spectrum Miami, Art San Diego and other Major Art Fairs

Whenever a new book is released, we do an email campaign to collectors and art professionals with an online link to view the book page by page.

Our current email list consists of over 165,000 email addresses of collectors and art professionals all over the world – galleries, agencies, art dealers and consultants, interior designers and architects, curators and museum executives. This list is growing constantly.

At the same time we do advertise the books on Facebook, Linked In and Twitter.

Below is a list of galleries we sent free copies during the last 3 months. We renew this list  every 3 months. 

Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Arts. This year we donated 400 copies

Metropolitan Gallery Art Museum in Las Vegas   We donate 400 copies from each book every year.

1022 Gallery

511 Gallery

539 Gallery

A Gallery For Fine Photography

A.G. Wagner Studio & Gallery

Abend Gallery

Addison Gallery


Alain Briot Gallery

Albuquerque Photographers Gallery

Alexis Walter Art

Allen Koppel Gallery

Altman Siegel

Amador Gallery

Andre Zarre Gallery

Andrea Schwartz

Andrew Shire Gallery

Angela King Gallery

Anita Shapolsky Gallery

Anna Pappas Gallery

Anthony Meier Fine Arts

Antieau Gallery

Anton Haardt Gallery, Inc.

Appel Gallery & Photography Studio

Art For The Soul

Art Statements


Artists Incorporated

Artscape Gallery

ArtZone461 Gallery

Asher Nieman Gallery

Atea Ring Gallery

Atelier Gallery Charleston

Bantam Fine Arts

Barbara Krakow Gallery

Bentley Gallery

Bernice Steinbaum Gallery

Bernstein & Andriulli

Bert Green Fine Art

Billy Shire Fine Arts

Blue Circle Studio

Blue Moon Gallery

Blue Sky Gallery

Bonni Benrubi Gallery

Boston Alpha Gallery

Breckenridge Gallery

Brian Gross Fine Art

Bruce BarnBaum

Brydges MacKinney

Burlingame Gallery

Butters Gallery

Cantrell Gallery


Carmen Sandiego

Casas Riegner Gallery

Center for Photographic Art

Charles Guice Contemporary

Charles Schwartz Photography

Chasen Galleries

Chemers Gallery

Christopher Grimes Gallery

Cirrus Gallery

Cokkei Snoei

Collection Privee Gallery

Columbine Gallery

Compton Gallery

Cosmos Photo

Courtyard Gallery

Cumberland Gallery

Davidson Galleries

Dillon Gallery

Dina Mitrani Gallery

Doubletake Gallery

Durban Segnini Gallery

Dykinga Photography

E.S. Lawrence Gallery

Eaton Fine Art

Edenhurst Gallery

Elins Eagles Smith Gallery

Elite Fine Art

Elizabeth Rice Inc.

Emily Mackie Gallery

Enrique Crusellas

Ernest Fuller Fine Art

Espacio Minimo

Etherton Gallery

Evergreen Fine Art

Expressions Galleries

Fassbender-Stevens Gallery

Figarelli Fine Art

Five 15

Flaere Gallery

Flatland Gallery

Fogle Fine Art

Forst Gallery

Foster White Gallery

Fraenkel Gallery

Frank Pictures

G2 Gallery

Galería ImagineYmaG’ART

Galeria of Sculpture

Galerie Meyer

Galerie Gabrie

Galerie Lilian Rodriguez

Galerie of Marseille

Galerie Philippe Chaume

Galerie Sono

Galleria De Felice

Galleria Silecchia

Gallery 270,

Gallery 339

Gallery Black

Gallery Central

Gallery Four Forty Four

Gallery M

Gallery Nine

Gallery Paquette

Gallery Shoal Creek

Gardner Colby Galleries

George Billis Gallery

Gingerbread square Gallery

Gingerbread Square Gallery

Gitterman Gallery

Gordon Wheeler Gallery

Gorell Gallery

Grand Lake Art Gallery

Greg Kucera Gallery

Greg Thompson Fine Art

Gregory James Gallery

Gregory Lind Gallery

Groveland Gallery

Gwenda Jay/Addington Gallery

Haines Gallery

Hallway Gallery

Hamilton-Selway Fine Art

Hang Art

Hardcastle Gallery

Harris Stanton Gallery

Heath Gallery Inc.

High Tide Gallery

Highlands Art Gallery

Highlight Gallery

Horton Hayes Fine Art

House of Orange

Howard Greenberg Gallery

Howard Mandville Gallery

Hyde Park Fine Arts

Interior Motives

Jack Rutberg Fine Arts

Jackson Fine Art

Jackson Hole

James Kay Photography

James Randklev Photography

Jan Baum Gallery

JDC Fine Art

Jean Albano Gallery

Joan Cawley Gallery

John Gavrilis Photography

John MacLean Photography

John Paul Caponigro Gallery

Judy A Saslow Gallery

Kamp Gallery

Katie Gingrass Art Gallery

Kavanaugh Art Gallery

Keith Sheridan Inc

Keskini’s Gallery

Kirkland Arts Center

Kopeikin Gallery

Kris Graves Projects

La Galerie Particuliere

Laguna North Gallery

Lakeshore Gallery

Lanning Gallery

Laurence Miller Gallery

Legacy Gallery

Leif Nilsson Spring Gallery

Lela Harty Studio Gallery

Lemon Street Gallery

Leslie Sacks Fine Art

Leslie Tonkonow

Liepers Creek Gallery

Local Color Gallery

Lucia Douglas Gallery

Lumiere Gallery of Photography

Magidson Fine Art

Magnum Photos

Mainview Gallery

MandM, Inc.,

Manny Silverman Gallery

Marina Cain Gallery

Mark Cravotta Gallery

Mark Gallery

Mark Moore Gallery

Marshall LeKae

Mary Williams Fine Arts

Maxwell Davidson Gallery

Maynard Reece Gallery

McBride Gallery

Merritt Gallery

Meyerovich Gallery

Michael Shapiro Photographs

Mitchell Ozog

Modernism Gallery

MONROE GALLERY of photography

Monty Stabler Galleries

Moody Gallery

Mountain Light Gallery

Nicelle Beauchen Gallery

Nordstamp Fine Art

Northwest by Northwest Gallery

ON Gallery

Ostrovsky Fine Art Gallery

Overland Gallery of Fine Art

P.J.S. Exhibitions

Packard Reath Gallery

Palm Avenue Gallery

Palmers Gallery

Panos Pictures

Papillon Gallery

Partners Gallery


Patton Fine Art Gallery

Paul Scott Gallery

Pavleye Artists Management

Philip Hyde Photography

Photocollect Alan Klotz Gallery

Photographers Gallery

Photographers limited editions

Photography West Gallery

Photography West Gallery


Pitzer’s of Carmel

Pryor Fine Art

Quester Gallery

Rebecca Hossack Art Gallery

Red Dot Gallery

Red House Gallery

Rhoni Epstein Photo Group

Rhubarb & Custard

Richard Heller Gallery

Richland Fine Art

Rima Fine Art

Rive Gauche

Robert Burge / 20th Century Photographs

Robert Koch Gallery

Robert Mann Gallery

Robert Tat Fine Photographs


Ross Gallery

Ruth Bachofner Gallery


Sam Lee Gallery

Saret Gallery Fine Art Photography

Scott White Contemporary

Sean Kernan Gallery

Sharp Studio Gallery

Shaw Gallery

Sherrie Gallerie

Shooting Gallery SF

Shorelines Gallery

Shotview Photographers Management

Sicardi Gallery


Sienna Gallery

Signs of Life Gallery

Simic New Renaissance Galleries

Simon Gallery

Smith/Chamlee Photography

Sommerville Manning Gallery

Sophie-Maree Photography Gallery

Sosin & Sosin Gallery

South Coast Fine Art

Spencer Art Gallery

Stephanie’s Art Gallery

Stephano’s Fine Art Gallery

Stephen Bulger Gallery

Stewart & Stewart

Stewart Galleries

Stonington Gallery

Susan Sheehan Gallery

Susanne Vielmetter

Tam O’Neill Fine Arts

Terra Galleria Photography

The McLoughlin Gallery

The Ansel Adams Gallery

The AZ Gallery

The Brookover Gallery

The Cecile Moochneck Gallery

The Center for Fine Art Photography

The Cooley Gallery

The Harwood Art Center

The Museum of Modern Art

The North Point Gallery

The Perfext Exposure Gallery

The Photography Room

The Plainsmen Gallery

The Redfern Gallery

The Rymer Gallery

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Tilt Gallery

Timothy Yarger Fine Art

Tinney Contemporary

Tobey C. Moss Gallery

Traver Gallery

Trepanier Baer Gallery

Trotter Galleries

Trowbridge Gallery

Vail Fine Art Gallery

Ventana Art Gallery

Verve Gallery of Photography

Victoria Boyce Galleries

Ward-Nasse Gallery

Waterworks Gallery

Wendi Norris

Westport River Gallery

Wild Spirits Gallery

William A. Karges Fine Art

William Corey Gallery

William L. Schaeffer / Photographs

William Shearburn Gallery

Willie Holdman Gallery

Windrush Gallery

Xanadu Gallery LLC

Yossi Milo Gallery

How can I find a sponsor?

How to find a sponsor:

Contact any companies you might know. Small companies are much easier to approach when it is for a small amount of money.

They can be small stores, wineries, real estate agents, etc. Generally it is easier to get a sponsorship from companies where you have personal contacts or friends or – much better – where you are a client or customer! Or it could be a company or person you have done work for – or even your employer! Or they could be a supplier of yours.

When you have managed to set up an appointment to discuss the sponsorship, it is helpful to have your portfolio of your work with you, and also either a sample copy of one of our books or access to a computer where you can show them our website and the links to our books on the site. Potential sponsors need to get a clear idea of exactly what they are paying for – and the benefits for them.

Make it clear that you are not just asking for help! It is an equal exchange. You are asking for something from them and you are offering something important to them!


How do I know you distribute the books as you say?

Besides the social media and email campaigns, the basic distribution of our books are through art fairs like New York Art Expo and Spectrum or Red Dot in Miami during Basel every year. Though these art fairs we give free copies to all the visitors and exhibitors  who want one. You can visit these shows where we have a booth and see by yourself.

If you want to receive our email campaigns, sign up on our mailing list or for Social Media, like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and link with us on Linkedin


What are the differences between the 3 books (CM / ICM and IWA) ?

We have 3 different titles and the main differences between them are on the design and look of the book. On International Contemporary Masters, our classic edition and on Current Masters, our modern edition, the artist can choose between half, 1, 2, 4 or 6 pages where we display from 1 to 18 images accordingly. On Important World Artists, our newest and most economic book, we offer quarter page presentations and on presentations of 1 page and more the page will include a short interview.

On all our books, on presentations of 4 pages and more, as well as special presentations, the artists’ page will include a short review by the curator, Despina Tunberg.

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