member-run organization, est. 1986
We are printmakers:
passionate about print, community, education, and discourse.
A collective of curated members passionate about printmaking. Join the society to be included in group exhibitions, workshops, and support groups. Learn new techniques, tools, tips, and share scholarly advice all surrounding the topic of print media.
THINGS YOU MIGHT WANT TO KNOW:
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
WHO CAN JOIN?
Any artist that uses printmaking as their primary focus of practice.
How much is a yearly membership?
Our yearly membership is $45.
Students may request a voucher for a discounted rate of $30.
are there any benefits for becoming a member?
We have group exhibitions, print exchanges, biennials, workshops, print meetups, and other activities available in-person and online. We also offer an online directory of members and showcase their work regularly on our Instagram.
Check out our Membership page for more information.
Some events may be subject to an additional cost.
Where are you located?
Currently, we run out of the Department of Art & Art History at the
University of Miami.
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We are excited to launch our brand new site! Bree at Cielo Creative Co. built this beautiful, interactive website that is packed with information about FLPS, calls to artists, pictures, and so much more. Take a look at the work she does under our Members page!
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about the membership
We are currently accepting applications for 2022-2023 Membership Year (September-September.) We have Artist memberships and will be launching Patron memberships in mid 2023.
Artist memberships are open to those printmakers and artists who use print in their practice. We have no ranking or hierarchy in our Society and strive to hold an inclusive space.Artist membership is $45. Student membership is $30.
We reserve the right curate membership to ensure the safety of our members. Please send us an email with any questions.
our society members receive
-Annual membership open exchange portfolios
-Group exhibition at the Rainbow Gallery in Miami, FL
-Group exhibition at Wynwood Gallery in Miami, FL
-Opportunities for juried competitions at reduced rates
-Website listing with bio, 3 images and portfolio/website link
-In-person & zoom portfolio reviews
-Opportunities to serve on leadership teams for FLPS
-Highlights of accomplishments and happenings on Instagram and Facebook
-Exclusive workshops, and other opportunities
QUARTERLY ZOOM MEETINGS
All members of the Florida Printmakers Society are encouraged to join the quarterly Printmakers Society meetings. Members can submit notes/points of interest/topics to our team. These meetings are held online on Zoom and for members only.
One of goals is to be provide support for members. This may include scholarships for membership, competitions, exhibitions, travel for events, and more. We are seeking patrons who align with our vision for an inclusive, diverse and equitable printmaking space. If you are interested in becoming a patron or sponsoring a member, please email us.
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We review membership applications on a rolling basis. Once reviewed and accepted, you will receive an email from FLPS to complete membership with payment. We encourage you to share your favorite and best work. If you have questions, concerns or we can assist, please let us know.
FOUNDING MEMBERSHIP DUES OF $50 INCLUDE:
ALL THE PERKS OF ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP PLUS
VINTAGE PIN (1986 LOGO)
A SCREEN PRINTED TEE (NEW LOGO)
All proceeds go to FLPS, a registered 501(3)c non-profit, and support our mission to build community through print. Tax EIN number and additional information provided on website. By submitting this form you agree to receive electronic communications from Florida Printmakers Society.
TO PAY MEMBERSHIP DUES:
VENMO OR CASHAPP: ANTIPRESS
Free for FLPS Members
$45 for non-members
Submission Deadline: March 15th
Jurying Process: April 1-15
Notification of Acceptance: May 1
Work Due at UM: June 1
Installation: July 1
Exhibition Reception: July 15
Sponsored by Flexcut and Speedball Art Products
The 2023 Florida Printmakers Society Biennale ExhibitionOrganized by the Florida Printmakers Society and the University of MiamiDates: July 15 to August 15, 2023, Wynwood Art Gallery, University of MiamiJuror: Lise DrostSubmission Requirements:-The exhibit is open to all Florida Printmakers Society members. The prints must be made with any generally accepted graphic techniques.-Each artist can submit a maximum of 3 prints to the jury. Prints must be numbered and signed by the artist and have been produced since January 1, 2021.-The deadline for submitting artwork online is March 15, 2023.-The maximum dimension of the print matrix (paper, cloth, etc.) is 11 x 17"-Each work submitted must be signed, have a title (with an arrow on the back indicating the top of the piece), and indicate the selling price or insurance value in USD (please indicate NFS if not for sale).-All prints submitted to the jury must be matted with plain white mat board. The outside dimensions for the matting must be 16 x 20” for both the “passe-partout” and the backing board. The prints will be mounted with museum-grade tack.-All artists should send their works in a simple package without any glass or frame. All works must be shipped flat.-Artists outside of the US should send an entry package marked “Florida Printmakers Society Biennial” and bear the declaration “No commercial value.”-Entry packages should be sent to:University of MiamiDepartment of Art & Art HistoryRainbow Building1540 Levante AvenueCoral Gables, FL 33146If selected, work is due by June 1, 2023.-If gallery sales are made, FLPS will retain 30%, and artists will receive 70% of the total purchase price.-The entry package should contain:-Completed entry form-Work accepted for the exhibition-The artist’s résumé (maximum 1 page)- A short statement about the work submitted (maximum 75 words).-Prepaid return shipping label.Link to the submission form: https://flprintmakers.com/#calltoartists
This call is now closed
Submissions without payment will not be reviewed. You will receive an email with payment instructions for digital or physical payments. Thank you!
March 10+11, 2023, 10am-4pm
290 NW 73rd St, Miami, FL 33150
FLPS member Joseph Velasquez of Florida Atlantic University organized this year's SGCI Multiple Layers Conference Event!Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in open portfolio sessions, professional development opportunities, Artist talks, steam roller large-scale relief printing, print demonstrations, printmaking carnival games, demonstrations in paper making, bookmaking, letterpress, screen printing, and more!!
November 12+13, 2022, Noon-6pm
481 S. Federal Hwy, Dania Beach, FL