"The Arts" have the capacity to inspire, to provoke empathy, and to spark a revolution. We at Pen + Brush have always believed these truths – through more than a century of national and international conflict, and periods of deep social change. Pen + Brush is committed to redoubling our efforts to keep the arts accessible and free from actions that limit, restrict or perpetuate the lack of gender equity and diversity for artists and writers. (Read full Nov. message below)Nov 2016 Message Donate
Tricia Wright’s powerful, elegant contemporary assemblages that take familiar, seemingly mundane objects from the domestic space and elevate their perceived status into those of fine art objects. Jee Hee Kang’s contemplative pieces specialize in finding inventive ways to tackle, and even defy, the canonical Euclidean perspective of the two-dimensional canvas. Donna Festa’s gestural portraits that capture the encumbrance of a life lived through dramatic compositions and weighty abstractions.Show Preview Visit
This November, NYC-ARTS repeated the 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 was a milestone moment for the organization in many ways.
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.
NY1 Reporter Stephanie Simon includes Pen + Brush’s fall exhibit in "Your Weekend Starts Now.” A segment that features her top picks for great things to do in NYC.
21st Century art world game-changer Susan Mumford provides adivce on why putting care into personal branding does have impact.
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.
“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.