Submit to Los Angeles Art Association's Membership Screening!  

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About LAAA Artist Membership: 

As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, LAAA's mission is to provide opportunities, resources, services and exhibition venues for emerging artists. Founded in 1925, LAAA has launched the art careers of many celebrated artists and has played a central role in the formation of Los Angeles' arts community.

LAAA Programs include:

- Opportunities to submit your work to LAAA gallery exhibitions and have your work reviewed by a diverse group of art professionals.

- Mentoring opportunities pairing young artists with established artists.

- Ongoing career preparedness and workplace readiness workshops for artists.

- Panel discussions with celebrated artists and art historians.

- Film & Video 825: Ongoing screenings of local and nationally recognized video artists' work.

- LAAA Artist Sponsorship's for economically disadvantaged artists.

- Ongoing international cultural exchange opportunities for LAAA artists.

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Submission Rules & Guidelines:

Eligibility: Open to all emerging artists living in the U.S. Entries must be recent work created within the last three years.

Media: All media. No craft or functional art. Video must be under 10 minutes in duration. For video, please upload to YouTube or Vimeo. Then copy and paste the URL in the appropriate fields.

Entry Fees: $35 for up to 5 entries. Entry fees are non-refundable.

Online Submissions: Images must be under 1 MB. Deadline to complete the online form: August 15, 2019 at 5pm. You will receive an email, confirming the committee's decision on or before by August 18, 2019.

If accepted for artist membership:
Prorated membership dues for August 2019 are $175 (annual dues are $290). LAAA Artist Members are required to serve 8 hours a year. You may waive this requirement by paying a $80 yearly volunteer waiver fee.

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