The next date for applications for membership will be in 2020. 

Please visit this page again in the New Year for dates and an Application Form.

General Information about applying for membership

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).