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Colleagues & Friends: Janice Sands

  • Emigrant Savings Bank 6 East 43rd Street New York, NY, 10017 United States (map)

Janice Sands, executive director of Pen + Brush will discuss reshaping arts organizations to provide opportunities for women artists in both the primary and secondary art marketplaces. She will be joined by Linda Blumberg, Executive Director of the Art Dealers Association of America, and Dawn Delikat, Associate Director of Pen + Brush.


About Janice Sands
Janice Sands has served as Executive Director of Pen + Brush since 1998. She has over 37 years of experience in nonprofit management and administration and has served as a director for Planned Parenthood and The Los Angeles County Bar Association. Her work with arts and entertainment organizations began in 1992 when she became the executive director of the Screen Actors Guild Foundation and subsequently a strategic planning consultant to the Actors Fund of America. Sands has written legal education curriculum for the Constitutional Rights Foundation and contributed various articles for Los Angeles Lawyer magazine and contributed to a U.S. congressional research paper on Huntington’s Chorea. She has participated in several arts organization panel presentations for the Arts and Business Council of New York, the Council for Arts and Humanities of Staten Island, and the Women’s Studio Center. She is a member of ArtTable, a national organization for professional women in the visual arts. Through Pen + Brush she is also a member of Americans for the Arts, the Arts and Business Council of New York and the New York Nonprofit Coordinating Committee. She personally has also received a Los Angeles mayoral citation for literacy advocacy in the Los Angeles public school system. Sands is a graduate of the UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Department of Social Welfare.

About Colleagues & Friends

The Colleagues and Friends breakfast series invites established women in the art world to have conversations about their current positions, career paths, and professional relationships. The program is generously hosted by Emigrant Bank Fine Art Finance, a subsidiary of Emigrant Bank (Member FDIC, founded 1850) and its subsidiary, Fine Art Asset Management (Member APAA, AAA). Emigrant Bank Fine Art Finance is a leading provider of loans secured by paintings, drawings, sculpture, wine, classic cars, stringed instruments, and other passion assets. Fine Art Asset Management provides independent, conflict-free, expert art advisory services, and USPAP compliant appraisals.

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