About Us

Sarasota Pen Women 2020-2021

Cultivating Creativity Since 1957


“Launching Leaders in the Arts” is our primary community outreach, supporting college-bound high school seniors in Manatee and Sarasota County public schools. Our annual student competition in the categories of Letters, Art and Music provides awards from $100 to $2,000. The National League of American Pen Women, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization recognized as tax exempt by the Internal Revenue Service. For further information visit our local website SarasotaPenWomen.com or The National League of American Pen Women at NLAPW.org

 

The visual artists hold an annual art exhibition at one of the local art centers or galleries, the Letters members have held panel discussions at the Selby Library. Our members have earned awards at the State and National level through competitions and biennial awards.

 

Every year we hold a panel discussion called “An Artists Journey” where Sarasota Pen Women discuss their creative passion and the process of producing their works in the fields of writing, art and music.

 

The Pen Woman, our national magazine, published quarterly, out of Washington, D.C., highlights the talents and creative work of our members in more than 80 branches throughout the country.

 

The organization continues to promote and conduct literary, educational, and charitable activities in the fields of Letters, Art and Music. The mission remains to encourage, recognize and promote the production of creative work of professional standard in the fine arts.

 

For more information about joining the National League of American Pen Women Email: Membership@SarasotaPenWomen.com

 

Visit our Facebook page for interesting posts on art, music and writing.

 

Learn about local activities by visiting our local website regularly.

 

Pen Women are active across America. To find information on activities in your area, visit our national website The National League of American Pen Women.

 

The National League of American Pen Women, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization recognized as tax exempt by the Internal Revenue Service.  We are also members of the Florida State Association of the National League of American Pen Women, Inc.

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