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Membership

About LAPS, its members and history

When you JOIN LA Printmaking, you become a member of a large active artist community that offers opportunities to participate in exhibitions and events in and around Los Angeles and southern California, as well as in notable national and international venues. Los Angeles is a world art center and an exciting place for new faces and new dialogues about art and fine art printmaking. Your membership helps support all of LA Printmaking projects that include a membership newsletter the Interleaf and a range of events and exhibitions that celebrate fine art prints and the artists who make them.

JOIN! Become a member and join an active creative community!

LA Printmaking members meet twice a year in the Spring and Fall to review JPEGS and prints submitted by applicants for artist membership into LA Printmaking.
All other membership levels are open year round for application.

To qualify, artists must submit a membership application with 6 prints. Twice a year in the Spring and Fall, three LA Printmaking artist members jury new artist members. See LA Printmaking MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION for more information. Check the Calendar and News section for the specific dates of the next new member jury.

Artist: annual dues: $50 

Benefits: Invitations to exhibit in LA Printmaking membership exhibitions. Subscription to "Newsprint" and "Interleaf" and regular emails on artist opportunities and events. Opportunity to exhibit your work on your own page in the LAPS Membership Gallery. Invitation to post notices on the LA Printmaking Facebook Group and on LA Printmaking Instagram

RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP---> existing Artist members, renew here via PAYPAL
Student: annual dues: $15 

Benefits: Invitations to exhibit in LA Printmaking membership exhibitions. Subscription to "Newsprint" and "Interleaf" and regular emails on artist opportunities and events. Opportunity to exhibit your work on your own page in the LAPS Membership Gallery. Invitation to post notices on the LA Printmaking Facebook Group and on LA Printmaking Instagram

LAPS Student Membership Application

RENEW---> existing Student members, renew here via PAYPAL and email proof to current enrollment
Associate: annual dues: $40 

Benefits: Invitations to all openings. Subscription to "Newsprint" and "Interleaf". Reduced rates for special events. Receive all catalogs and posters published by LA Printmaking during the year.

RENEW---> existing Associate members, renew here via PAYPAL
Patron: annual dues: $150 or $225 

Benefits:  Patrons help support our Foundation. As such they are invited to special patron events and may choose one or two original signed prints from our collection by artist-members. On top of this, Patrons also receive same benefits as Associate members.

RENEW---> existing Patron members, renew here via PAYPAL: $150, $225

If you prefer to PAY VIA CHECK, please print out the renewal form below and send it to our treasurer along with a check.

RENEWAL FORM

LAPS Treasurer, Kay Brown
 P.O. Box 1547 South Pasadena, CA  91031

Current LA Printmaking Members:
Membership dues are due annually each January and are considered overdue by March 10th and increase to $60. Membership lapses after one year and to reapply artists will have to pay for the missed year or go through the jury process again.



Yuji Hiratsuka was born in Osaka, Japan. He received a B.S. in Art Education from Tokyo Gakugei University, and degrees in printmaking from New Mexico State University (MA) and Indiana University (MFA). He is a professor of printmaking at Oregon State University. Hiratsuka has received numerous international awards. Since 2010 he has had 13 solo shows in the US, as well as in Korea, Canada and Northern Ireland. Some of the public collections that include Hiratsuka’s art are The British Museum, Tokyo Central Museum, Panstwowe Museum in Poland; The House of Humor and Satire in Bulgaria, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cleveland Art Museum, Portland Art Museum, New York Public Library, The Library of Congress and The Smithsonian’s Museum of Asian Art.
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