Boyle Heights Youth Launch A Youth Mayoral Candidate

BREAKING NEWS: Boyle Heights — On February 8, City of Los Angeles youth launched a campaign for a youth mayoral candidate in an effort to raise the voice of youth and highlight

Inaugural Chicana/o Latina/o Printmaking Summit

PRIORITY WILL BE GIVEN TO PRINTMAKERS IF SPACES FILL UP Self Help Graphics & Art in partnership with the Eastside Arts Initiative and the University of Texas at San Antonio is convening

Mercadito de Amor 2017

Self Help Graphics & Art invites you to the Mercadito de Amor (12pm to 5pm). Find high-quality crafts, food, and fine art for that special someone (including yourself) in your life. Featuring


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
Professional Printmaking
Dia de los Muertos
Community Engagement


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Hours of Workshops
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Happy Artists
Serigraph Editions Finished

Professional Printmaking

Our acclaimed printmaking program offers artists the opportunity to create fine art 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.


SHG is one of few places in LA that offers artists a space where they can develop artistically in a peer to peer setting. 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.