Recognized by national and international press for our mission and vision, P+B continues to publish and exhibit outstanding work and combat misconceptions about art and literature by women. But our goal of gender equality in the arts has not been reached...there is more to be done. And we need your help. Contact us to learn how you can become an advocate for gender parity with Pen and Brush!Donate Our Vision
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.