Applications for membership in 2019 have now closed.

Applications for LSA membership already made before the deadline on 14 September 2019 will be considered by the LSA Council on Sunday 22 September 2019 at Crown Hills School & Community College, Gwendolen Road Leicester. 

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).

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.