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Founded 117 years ago, The Pen and Brush, Inc. is an international membership organization for women in the visual, literary and performing arts and supporting public members. The Pen and Brush is a vibrant resource for its members, nonmember participants, and a flourishing cultural center for the surrounding community.
The Pen and Brush’s archives (1894 – 1934) are stored on microfilm in the Archives of American Art. Click here for information on accessing these records.
Call for Entry
Two Artist Opportunities:
Art Fair / Exhibition
In Door Art Fair
Entry Deadline: May 20th, 2011
The Pen and Brush announces our first In Door Art Fair. For two weekends this spring in conjunction with our upcoming exhibition, Is It Fine Art? Does It Matter? artists will have the opportunity to rent an area of wall space; space for installation art or sculpture; and/or table space to exhibit, display, and sell their work to visitors. This opportunity is open to all professional level art in all media, and all types of craft.
1st Weekend: Memorial Day Weekend
Sat. May 28th, 11am-5pm
Sun. May 29th, 11am-5pm
Sat. June 4th, 11am-5pm
Sun. June 5th, 11am-5pm
Pen and Brush Members receive a 10% discount on rental fees.
Is It Fine Art? Does It Matter?
An Exhibition Challenging Tradition
Deadline Extended: Friday, April 22th, 2011
Announcing New Dates: May 26th – June 26th, 2011
Is It Fine Art? Does It Matter? is looking for works that challenge tradition. Curated by gallerist and auctioneer Kenneth Hutter and auction appraiser Jennifer Elhardt, this exhibit will explore artistic expression outside the canon of “fine art.”
Open to all media, including:
- Craft, (all forms: mixed media, fiber, jewelery, wearable art)
- Photography (all forms: commerical, digital, etc.)
- Book illustration
- Set design (project elements, or drawings)
- Architectural Design (project elements, or drawings)
- Decortative Arts
- Mixed media
- Enamel work
There are no size restrictions on any work.