​​​​​​​​national league of American pen women

Honolulu branch 







DATES & TIMES
Exhibition Dates: June 1-July 9, 2017
Entry Date: Sunday, May 28, 9:30 – 10:30 AM
Pick Up of Non-exhibited Work: May 28, 12 – 2 PM
Opening Reception: Sunday, June 11, 5 – 7 PM
Take Down Date: Sunday, July 9, 8:30 – 9:30 AM 


ART CHAIRS


ELIGIBILITY, RULES, CONDITIONS 
• Open to all NLAPW Art, Letters and Friend Members.
• Submit original art created independently and not previously shown in an NLAPW Art Exhibit.
• All media will be considered: oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, limited edition prints, photography, fiber, computer art, collage, mixed media.
• Collages using imagery from copyrighted or published sources must be significantly altered to create an original work.
• No mass-produced reproductions of any kind will be accepted.
• Honolulu Country Club is a family-oriented venue, therefore, no images of nudity or sex will be accepted.
• Art works must be dry and professionally framed with securely attached hanger wires. (No thin fishing line)

• All art must be hung from wall hooks, absolutely no saw tooth hangers are allowed.
• Maximum 4 ft. x 4 ft., including frame. No heavier than 20 lbs.
• Only works that can be displayed on the wall. No jewelry, precious metal, glass, ceramics, or other fragile 3-D works that require special handling, protection, support, security, or floor space.
• Although care will be taken neither the NLAPW Art Committee or Honolulu Country Club can assume responsibility for loss of, or damage to art work. Submission of art work to this exhibit shall constitute agreement.  

AWARDS

  • Best of Show $200
  • 2nd Place $100
  • 3rd Place $50
  • Joyce Award $100
  • Gloria Foss Award for Representational Oil Painting or Mixed Media $250
  • Victoria & John Left Wing Right Brain Award $100
  • People's Choice Award

 ENTRIES & AWARDS to be selected by juror LAUREN OKANO

  • The juror will independently decide which art works will be included in the exhibit.
  • The juror will select the art works for awards with the exception of the "People's Choice" award.
  • The juror's decision will be final.


ENTRY FEES Each entry is $20, non-refundable. True sets (diptych or triptych) count as one. No limit. Cash or checks made payable to NLAPW Honolulu. Each Member & Friend is guaranteed acceptance of one work. To get a true sense of the depth and richness of our talents, multiple submissions are encouraged. All Pen Women Members and Friends are encouraged to submit entries. 

REGISTRATION Each entry must be labeled on back with the artist’s name, registration number, title of work, medium. Labels will be available on entry day and on our website. All artists will receive a receipt for each artwork entered; this receipt should be presented when picking up artwork. Artists with work not selected for exhibition will be notified by phone shortly after 12 PM. Please pick up non-selected work before 2 PM. Art work left after 2 PM will be at risk. Art works accepted for exhibition are to remain on exhibit until the end of the show, including works that have been purchased during the show.

All art works must be removed on Sunday, July 9, 8:30 – 9:30 AM.

Click here FOR MORE INFORMATION and to print entry forms.


Invited artists: Hawkins Biggins & Deborah Nehmad







DATES & TIMES
Exhibition Dates: June 1-July 9, 2017
Entry Date: Sunday, May 28, 9:30 – 10:30 AM
Pick Up of Non-exhibited Work: May 28, 12 – 2 PM
Opening Reception: Sunday, June 11, 5 – 7 PM
Take Down Date: Sunday, July 9, 8:30 – 9:30 AM 


ART CHAIRS


ELIGIBILITY, RULES, CONDITIONS 
• Open to all NLAPW Art, Letters and Friend Members.
• Submit original art created independently and not previously shown in an NLAPW Art Exhibit.
• All media will be considered: oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, limited edition prints, photography, fiber, computer art, collage, mixed media.
• Collages using imagery from copyrighted or published sources must be significantly altered to create an original work.
• No mass-produced reproductions of any kind will be accepted.
• Honolulu Country Club is a family-oriented venue, therefore, no images of nudity or sex will be accepted.
• Art works must be dry and professionally framed with securely attached hanger wires. (No thin fishing line)

• All art must be hung from wall hooks, absolutely no saw tooth hangers are allowed.
• Maximum 4 ft. x 4 ft., including frame. No heavier than 20 lbs.
• Only works that can be displayed on the wall. No jewelry, precious metal, glass, ceramics, or other fragile 3-D works that require special handling, protection, support, security, or floor space.
• Although care will be taken neither the NLAPW Art Committee or Honolulu Country Club can assume responsibility for loss of, or damage to art work. Submission of art work to this exhibit shall constitute agreement.  

AWARDS

  • Best of Show $200
  • 2nd Place $100
  • 3rd Place $50
  • Joyce Award $100
  • Gloria Foss Award for Representational Oil Painting or Mixed Media $250
  • Victoria & John Left Wing Right Brain Award $100
  • People's Choice Award

 ENTRIES & AWARDS to be selected by juror LAUREN OKANO

  • The juror will independently decide which art works will be included in the exhibit.
  • The juror will select the art works for awards with the exception of the "People's Choice" award.
  • The juror's decision will be final.


ENTRY FEES Each entry is $20, non-refundable. True sets (diptych or triptych) count as one. No limit. Cash or checks made payable to NLAPW Honolulu. Each Member & Friend is guaranteed acceptance of one work. To get a true sense of the depth and richness of our talents, multiple submissions are encouraged. All Pen Women Members and Friends are encouraged to submit entries. 

REGISTRATION Each entry must be labeled on back with the artist’s name, registration number, title of work, medium. Labels will be available on entry day and on our website. All artists will receive a receipt for each artwork entered; this receipt should be presented when picking up artwork. Artists with work not selected for exhibition will be notified by phone shortly after 12 PM. Please pick up non-selected work before 2 PM. Art work left after 2 PM will be at risk. Art works accepted for exhibition are to remain on exhibit until the end of the show, including works that have been purchased during the show.

All art works must be removed on Sunday, July 9, 8:30 – 9:30 AM.

Click here FOR MORE INFORMATION and to print entry forms.


Invited artists: Hawkins Biggins & Deborah Nehmad

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THE HONOLULU BRANCH OF THE NATIONAL LEAGUE OF AMERICAN PEN WOMEN
BIENNIAL ART EXHIBIT 2017 
An Exhibition of Work by Members and Friends of NLAPW

Honolulu Country Club, 1690 Ala Puumalu Street, Honolulu, HI 96818
​June 1-July 9, 2017

​​"The Mission of the League, a not-for-profit 501 (c) (3) corporation, is to encourage, recognize, and promote the production of creative work of professional standard in Art, Letters, and Music, and through outreach activities provide educational, creative, and professional support to members and non-members in these disciplines. The core values of the NLAPW are respect, knowledge, creation and preservation of the arts."

  • The National League of American P​en Women (NLAPW) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) professional organization     for women artists, composers, and writers that promotes the development of creative talents of women in the  arts. Members are women who produce creative works in Arts, Letters, or Music, with over 5,000 members nation-wide.


  • ​Honolulu Pen Women hold lively monthly luncheon meetings featuring speakers, artists and musicians, and sponsor conferences, art shows, writing competitions, seminars, and outings that further the artistic development of its members and the community. We support each others efforts and promote the arts in the wider community.  

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  • The mission of Pen Women is to encourage, recognize, and promote the production of creative work of professional standard in Art, Letters, and Music, and to promote and preserve creative arts in our community. Through outreach activities we provide educational, creative, and professional support in these disciplines. ​                 
  • ​For specific details on how to become a member, visit nlapw.org/how-to-join/.  Membership is open to women     who are published authors, composers of original music, photographers, and other artists whose works have  been in at least three juried shows. Click here for more information. To join contact  kathryn.takara@gmail.com    or sabrarae@icloud.com.​ ​      

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  • Monthly luncheon meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month. Our next meeting is May 3, 11:30am at The Pacific Club. Meetings are not held during summer (June, July, August). In December, the luncheon meeting is replaced by a fabulous holiday party. Throughout the year, various outings (Delectable Detours) offer opportunities to collectively enjoy and support  restaurants, plays, concerts, and other cultural events in our community. Every odd-numbered year we hold an art show. Every even-numbered year, Pen Women organize and sponsor a writers' conference in April, and also a writing competition.