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ARTIST CALL: Bi-annual Artist Membership Screening for Los Angeles Art Association

Deadline: 02-08-2012
Los Angeles Art Association
Los Angeles, CA


Membership screenings are held twice a year, at the beginning and middle of each calendar year.


Drop-off dates & times (no appointment necessary):


* Saturday, February 4: 10:30am to 5pm
* Tuesday, February 7: 10:30am to 5pm
* Wednesday, February 8: 10:30am to 5pm


LAAA will consider work in all media, but no craft or functional art will be reviewed.


Applicants must submit the following five (5) materials during the membership screening period:


1. Two (2) original pieces of artwork created within the last 3 years. Rules & Guidelines for submitting artwork are as follows:
* framed work and work on paper/canvas must be no larger than 5′x5′ in either direction.
* No rolled canvases will be accepted.
* Unframed pieces must be professionally presented in a portfolio, mounted or otherwise protected.
* Sculpture must be no larger than 4′x4′x4′.
* Film and video pieces must be submitted on VHS or DVD.
* Installation work must be submitted in the form of documentation, i.e. slides, photo, VHS or DVD, along with a sample/article from the installation.


2. Three (3) 8″x10″ digital printouts of additional artwork, properly labeled and submitted in a full page plastic sheet.


3. Artist Statement (150 words or less)


4 Membership Application


5 Non-refundable application fee: $35 (make checks payable to LAAA)


Please submit the application materials in person to the following address:


Los Angeles Art Association
825 N. La Cienega Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90069


All work is reviewed by the exhibition committee and guest jurors. Work will be picked up the Saturday following the screening.


Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be made in letter form and will be distributed on the day of pick up.


If accepted, membership dues of $250 annually (prorated in July) must be paid prior to being able to submit for shows.


Contact: LAAA Staff
Phone: 310.652.8272

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