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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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Air Water Earth


April 10, 2018


The theme of the exhibition reflects the concerns for our planet expressed through the vital elements of life; air, water and earth, during a time of great challenge and change for our planet.

Exhibition: April 22nd - June 10th, 2018

Gallery Opening and Earth Day Celebration: Sunday, ...

Give & Take 3

GIVE & TAKE 2017 Exhibition and Print Exchange

Dec. 7, 2017

The Los Angeles Printmaking Society's

Exhibition and Exchange Portfolio.


The “GIVE & TAKE” EXHIBITION is a way for printmakers to participate with the LAPS printmaking community through the funds raised by the sale of prints, and for printmakers to receive the work of fellow printmakers through an ...

LA Printers Fair
Oct. 14, 2017
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!The 9th ANNUAL LOS ANGELES PRINTERS FAIRSATURDAY, OCTOBER 14th, 2017 A “Celebration of Letterpress, Book Arts & Paper,” the Los Angeles Printers Fair at the International Printing Museum in Carson is the largest letterpress gathering of its kind in the West.The Los Angeles Printers Fair at the International Printing Museum in Carson, CA, is an annual celebration of book arts, letterpress, printing, and paper. With the backdrop of the world’s largest collection of working antique presses, each year 1,500 visitors and 80 artists/vendors gather to experience the creative world of book arts and artistic printing. For more information download this years LA PRINTERS FAIR 2017 FlyerINTERNATIONAL PRINT MUSEUM315 W Torrance BlvdCarson, CA 90745 (map)
July 8, 2017
Saturday, July 8th from 10am - 1pm Discussion of upcoming "Give and Take Exhibition"
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!
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