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November 2, 2016 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Pen and Brush Presents…November

Pen and Brush Presents… is a new reading series curated by Kate Angus for Pen and Brush. The series supports the work small press editors in identifying excellent writing, as well as supporting the writing itself by featuring exciting new work by established and emerging authors. Each month, “Pen and Brush Presents…” will feature readings by three writers, each one selected by editors at a press, journal, or organization with a strong female editorial presence.

November 10, 2016 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

POWarts Book Club: Art Thinking by Amy Whitaker

Join us for the inaugural meeting of the POWarts Book Club. Over wine and snacks, participate in a discussion with author and former POWarts President Amy Whitaker about her new book Art Thinking: How to Carve Out Creative Space in a World of Schedules, Budgets, and Bosses. Art Thinking outlines a framework that combines the mindset of art with the tools of business, and features stories of artists and creative workers across both fields.

Featured News & Press

September 7, 2016

Pen + Brush Profiled on NYC-Arts!

This summer NYC-ARTS July 14th episode featured a profile segment that highlighted the mission and vibrancy of Pen + Brush, with interviews featuring Executive Director Janice Sands and Pen + Brush artist Josephine Barreiro. This is a milestone moment for the organization in many ways.

August 4, 2016

The Golden Rule of Professionals:  Be Specific & Ask Good Questions

“The “Business” of Being a Creative,” publishing world expert Jane Friedman provides the following thoughts on how asking specific questions, instead of making general asks, can help further your career.

August 4, 2016

How do you find art buyers?

“The “Business” of Being a Creative,” 21st Century art world game-changer Susan Mumford provides the following thoughts on where to find customers for your work.

July 21, 2016

Art World Advice to Young Female Artists

It’s no secret that the extraordinarily competitive contemporary art world can be an especially tough place for female artists to navigate. Artnet News asked Janice Sands to weigh in on the topic.