LAPS Artist New Membership Application
To become an artist member of LAPS, one can be juried in during the LAPS National biennial exhibition or during the twice yearly membership jury.
A jury of 3 LAPS members meets twice a year in the Spring and Fall to review images and prints presented by applicants ( see below)  for artist membership.
All other LAPS membership levels are open year round for application.

Please download and print a copy of the membership application. Mail the completed application form with your materials for the jury and a check to the address below.

Send to :
POLI MARICHAL
/ LAPS New Membership
411 NORTH FULLER AVE. LOS ANGELES CA 90036


LAPS New Artist  Membership Application

Make your check or money order payable to: "LAPS" or use PAYPAL

Applicants should submit one of the following:
The Los Angeles Printmaking Society invites printmakers to apply for membership to the society. Applications will be juried by distinguished members of the art community. Artists may submit either a portfolio of original work or a CD of 6 images.

Portfolios: A portfolio of six prints, at least one of which must be a traditional editionable printmaking process, such as intaglio, relief, lithography and etc.  Traditional with digital combination also accepted, with traditional being the major component of the image. No reproductions in any medium. Please indicate the process for each piece. Work need not be matted, but should be protected. LAPS will not accept framed work and will not be responsible for loss or damaged works from any cause. Artists may wish to carry their own insurance.

CD: Digital images of six prints, at least one of which must be a traditional editionable printmaking process, such as intaglio, relief, lithography and etc, may be submitted on one CD as jpegs. Traditional with digital combination also accepted, with traditional being the major component of the image. No reproductions in any medium. Digital images should accurately reflect the original print and give the reviewers a sense of how the print fits on the paper, including the edge of the paper and not cropped to image.
-The files name should include both the artist name and piece title, such as P.PicassoDanceoftheFauns.jpeg.
-Files should be 300 DPI with a maximum size of 7 inches in any direction.-The disc must be labelled with the artist name.
-A hardcopy information sheet including the artist’s name as well as the title, media, year of creation, and dimensions of each piece should be included.

If you wish to have your disc returned, a self-address stamped envelope must be included.

How to submit your materials:

Local drop off: Artists may drop off their materials  or portfolio on  Friday before the Saturday jury meeting date listed on membership application. Pick-up will be the following day, Saturday from 2-6 PM or by arranged pickup. Check time and date posted on the attached New Member Application.

Mail: Out of town applicants may mail their portfolios in a reusable carton and must include return postage. Mailed application materials must arrived by Thursday, before the Saturday Jury meeting date. Materials arriving after this date will not be considered.

Address and contact information:
LAPS New Membership/POLI MARICHAL
 
411 North Fuller Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323)877-1767
 

polimarichal_at_sonic.net