43: From Ayotzinapa to Ferguson – Exhibition

43: From Ayotzinapa to Ferguson Opening Reception & Panel: Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 7PM Exhibition runs from May 5 through June 10, 2016 Special print atelier featuring: Pavel Acevedo, Damon Davis

Dear Mama! Printmaking Brunch

DEAR MAMA SATURDAY, MAY 7, 2016, 11:00 am – 3:00pm ART – MUSIC – FOOD – LIVE PRINTING Dear Mama is a printmaking based brunch celebrating our mothers through songs from Rancheras to

Prints and the Revolution – Printmaking Party

PRINTS AND THE REVOLUTION Prints and the Revolution is a printmaking based party celebrating the music of Prince. A unique opportunity to create your own one-of-a-kind prints with the Self Help Graphics &


MISSION – Incorporated in 1973, Self Help Graphics & Art is the leading non-profit visual arts center serving the predominantly Latino community of Los Angeles. Self Help Graphics’ mission is to drive the creation and promotion of new work by Chicano and Latino artists through fine art printmaking and multiple visual art forms.

VISION – Self Help Graphics’ vision is to be the pre-eminent center for Latino art in printmaking, exhibition and training, and to be a resource for young and emerging artists.

Art Workshops
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Dia de los Muertos
Community Engagement


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Happy Artists
Serigraph Editions Finished

Professional Printmaking

Our acclaimed printmaking program offers artists the opportunity to create limited print editions/monoprints through a peer-led approach, providing a nurturing environment that supports artists’ creativity & careers.


For 43 years Self Help Graphics & Art (SHG) has organized one of the most popular Día de los Muertos events in Los Angeles and perhaps the oldest Day of the Dead commemoration in the country.


Art Workshops attract all levels of artists to work in a variety of art mediums such as intaglio printmaking, DIY silkscreening, and many other forms.