Janice Sands

Executive Director, Pen and Brush

Janice Sands has served as executive director of The Pen and Brush, Inc. since 1998. With four decades of experience in nonprofit management, Sands has worked in arts and entertainment since 1992 as executive director of the Screen Actors Guild Foundation and subsequently, as a strategic planning consultant to the Actors Fund of America before joining Pen and Brush. Drawing on this experience, Sands has participated in many arts organization panel presentations for groups including the Arts and Business Council of New York, the Council for Arts and Humanities of Staten Island, Artists Talk on Art and the Women’s Studio Center. She is also a member of ArtTable, a national organization for professional women in the visual arts. Through her work at Pen and Brush, Sands is a member of Americans for the Arts, the Arts and Business Council of New York and the New York Nonprofit Coordinating Committee. Sands is a graduate of the UCLA School of Public Affairs.