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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!

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

Artist Member: annual dues: $50 

Benefits: Invitations to exhibit in LA Printmaking membership exhibitions.  Opportunity to exhibit your work on your own page in the LAPS Membership Gallery. Subscription to "Newsprint Journal" and our Interleaf monthly emails full of artist opportunities and LA Printmaking events.


Members are also invited 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 Member: annual dues: $15 

Benefits: Invitations to exhibit in LA Printmaking membership exhibitions.  Opportunity to exhibit your work on your own page in the LAPS Membership Gallery. Subscription to "Newsprint Journal" and our Interleaf monthly emails full of artist opportunities and LA Printmaking events. 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 Member: annual dues: $40

Benefits: Invitations to all openings. Subscription to "Newsprint Journal" and "Interleaf" monthly emails. 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 Member: annual dues: $150 or $225 

Benefits:  Patrons help support our LA Printmaking Foundation. The Foundation supports local art students studying printmaking with yearly scholarships. As Patrons you are invited to special events and may choose one print ($150) or two original signed prints ($225) from our Foundation print collection. Patrons also receive the 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 two years and to reapply artists will have to pay for the missed year or go through the jury process again.



Grace Bentley-Scheck was born in Troy, New York and now lives in Narragansett, Rhode Island where she maintains her studio, Sassafras Press.  She holds BFA and MFA degrees from the State University of new York at Alfred University.  Her work has been exhibited in the United States, Poland, Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic, Ireland and Australia and has been included in many private and public collections including the Portland Art Museum, Oregon, the Knoxville Museum of Art, Tennessee, and the Newport Art Museum, Rhode Island.  She has been a full-time printmaker since 1972.
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ImMigration Project_Venice
Jan. 11, 2020

ImMigration Project at Self Help Graphics

Saturday, January 11th to February 22nd, 2020

Opening Reception, January 11th, 7PM - 9PM

Join us February 1st, 2020 from 1PM-3PM
For or a Gallery Walk through with participating artists followed by a
Panel Discussion on "Migration and Art”  with

Pavel Acevedo, Marianne Sadowski and Phumilelele Tshabalala

Included in this exhibition is a special preview of PAPER BOATS, a small flotilla will be on view in preparation for LA Printmaking on view at SGCI 2023 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

The ImMigration Project, back from an exciting installation in Venice Italy, in October 2019 currently comprises 145 artists from all over North America and Europe!

Here is a short video clip of the first installation of ImMigration at the 2019 SGCI.

This unique collaborative art project will continue to grow and travel. Help us find the next venues! And stay posted on all the news when you follow the ImMigration project on Facebook and Instagram!

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