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LAPS is a national non-profit artist run organization based in Los Angeles, California. We are dedicated to the encouragement of printmaking, the interests of artists who make prints, and the general advancement of printmaking in public awareness and education.

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Dec. 1, 2015

Of Interest
Since 2008 the thinking person's favorite online resource for interesting printmaking miscellany...A great blog with all sorts of print related articles that expand the boundaries of printmaking as both a practical and conceptual practice. Printeresting posts regularly and one look in the archives and you realize they are really creating a dialogue that is stimulating and....interesting!
The Renowned American Mariano Cebellos

Instructional Printmaking Videos

Dec. 1, 2015

Of Interest
There are many interesting instructional videos about printmaking on You Tube. Some are from artists, schools and museums. These are great to share with your students or when you need a refresher course once in awhile.  Minneapolis Institute of Art has produced some very thorough presentations:ReliefIntaglioLithographyScreenprinting
What Do Curators Want?
Nov. 30, 2015
This is an invaluable free 10 part podcast series that addresses many issues of professional practices for contemporary visual artists from the view point of curators, both museum and independent, and gallery dealers in Los Angeles.Founded in 1992, Side Street Projects is an artist-run nonprofit based in Pasadena, CA.You can subscribe to these podcasts or listen to them through iTunes following this link.
Predawn Silver
Nov. 30, 2015
Report on the exhibition "Artist Proof Studio: A Journey of Reconciliation" and "Paper Prayers" demonstration by visiting artist Kim Berman.The newest Interleaf is here! Get your Winter 2015 edition of the latest from the LAPS printmaking world.Interleaf Winter 2015
Oct. 1, 2015
Our New Members show is closing with a panel discussion on: Prints Pulled by Hand: Past and Present: the Significance of the Hand in Our Mechanized AgeJoin us at Azusa Pacific University - West Campus! Here's the event details
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