Drawing in Black/White/Grey

McCord Gallery & Cultural Center

Entry Deadline: Jun. 17

9602 W. Creek Road
Palos Park, IL 60464
PHONE 708 671-0648


“Colour is descriptive. Black and white is interpretive.” Eliott Erwitt​

When images are limited to black, white and shades of grey, viewers are drawn to focus on the subject matter, and the details of how the artist interprets an image in the absence of color. The simplicity of a restricted palette works across many media. Quite often, the fundamentals of drawing and painting are introduced with the most basic colors of black, white, and grey. With an eagerness to learn color theory, appreciation can be lost for the depth and versatility of this limited color palette. McCord Gallery & Cultural Center is looking for artists to submit their BLACK/WHITE/GREY works of art created with graphite, charcoal, silver point, pencil, dry brush technique, pen & ink, scratchboard and ballpoint pen ONLY. Cash awards will be given. Prospectus and entry details at: mccordgallery.org/bwg

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