Applications for membership are now open until Sunday 22 September 2019.  You can apply if you are living, working or studying in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland or have strong connections to the area- see Application Form below

Applications for LSA membership will be considered by the LSA Council on Sunday 22 September 2019 at Crown Hills School & Community College, Gwendolen Road Leicester. 

To apply for LSA membership you must first complete and submit our Application Form by midnight on Saturday 14 September 2019.  We will email confirmation that we have received your application.  You will normally receive confirmation within 2 hours.

Information for applicants

You may apply for membership of LSA if you live, work or study in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland, or if you have strong connections to the area.

On Applications Day, you are required to submit FOUR ORIGINAL WORKS in support of your application for membership which will be considered by the LSA Council. These FOUR works must be of an equally high standard, and be well presented, suitable for an exhibition. They must have been created within the last three years.  Reproductions may not be substituted for the original works.

We accept paintings, drawings, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, glass, ceramics, textiles, photography and most other media.

Video works are not accepted for applications at present because do not have facilities to show these in our exhibitions.

You may also submit a sketchbook (optional), a short CV and/or an artist's statement (optional) and up to four preliminary studies (optional).

You will need to bring your work to Crown Hills Community College in Leicester on Sunday 22 September 2019 between 9.15 and 9.45 am and leave your work with us, then collect it between 1.45 and 2.15pm on the same day. 

The decision of the LSA Council is final and will be given in writing by email, or by a letter sent by post if you do not have an email address.

If you have any queries, please contact the LSA Membership Secretary, Paola Altmann  click here

Membership Applications 2019 Terms & Conditions  

You are eligible to apply for LSA membership if you live, work or study in Leicester, Leicestershire or Rutland or have strong connections to the area which you state on the application form. The decision of the LSA Council is final.


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Leicester Society of Artists Membership T&Cs

I understand that I may apply for membership if I live or work in Leicestershire or Rutland or have strong connections to the area. I will abide by the decision of the Council of the Leicester Society of Artists on my application for membership.

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