This year will be the largest LAPS National with 193 artists presenting their work, as well as recent prints selected from eight of the celebrated Los Angeles presses: Cirrus Editions, Gemini G.E.L, Hamilton Press, Josephine Press, Pat Merrill Fine Art Prints, Mixografia, El Nopal Press and Zita Press; and two special LAPS exhibitions: "Robert Blackburn (1920-2003)" and "Connections: LA Printmaking; 1962 to 1973."
LAPS Donor Reception Wednesday, October 28th with a walk through discussion by 20th National juror, Peter Frank.
Public Reception: Sunday, November 1st, 2009, 2pm to 5pm
Sunday, November 1st at 1 pm:
Phil Sanders, Director of the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop, New York City will speak about the life and art of legendary artist Robert Blackburn and his Internationally renowned printmaking workshop. Come to the reception early for this event!
Friday, November 6th at 7pm: Conversation with the artists: Linda Lyke, Patrick Merrill, Alexandra Grant, Jennifer Anderson, Dave Lefner & Cathy Weiss.
Sunday, November 15th: Two Monoprint Workshops with Laura Stickney, Program Coordinator, Junior Arts Center.
Saturday November 21st at 2pm: Conversation with the artists: Conversation with the artists: Nancy Haselbacher, Gail Jacobs, Sarah Pavsner, Peter De Pelsmacker, Dirk Hagner & Camilla Taylor.
Saturday, December 5th from 2 to 5pm: Reception for "Connections: LA Printmaking; 1962 to 1973."