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 of new work by Chicano and Latino artists through fine art printmaking and multiple visual art forms.

Self Help Graphics & Art is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. Our programs and events are supported in part by our artists, volunteers, and board of directors, as well as by our major donors and collectors. Additional support is provided by AARP, Bank of America Foundation, Bloomberg Philanthropies, California Community Foundation, Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Los Angeles, Grand Park, The James Irvine Foundation, Liberty Hill Foundation, Los Angeles County Arts Commission, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, First District, the Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts, National Association of Latino Arts and Cultures, the National Endowment for the Arts, Vernon Community Fund, Sheppard Mullin Richter Hampton, Southern California Edison, Pasadena Art Alliance, The Getty Foundation, Dwight Stuart Youth Fund and Weingart Foundation. Individual contributions by Gil Cardenas, Karen Mary Davalos, Alicia Flores, Evonne Gallardo, Paul Glatleider, Roberto Gomez, Ruben Guevara, Ricardo Muñoz, Joe Harrigan Jr., Hector Huezo, Olivia Montes, Linda Preuss, and Gilbert Vasquez. Print stewards Luis-Genaro Garcia, Natalie Grover, Ofelia Medina, and Lauro Cons.



SHG is grateful to work with partners across the city and county and across sectors to fulfill our mission in support of the greater Los Angeles region. Major partnerships this past year have included:

Art Division
Arts for LA
The California Endowment’s Building Healthy Communities Boyle Heights Hub
Center for the Study of Political Graphics
City Council District 14, Office of Jose Huizar
County Supervisorial District 1, Office of Hilda Solis Grand Park
Leadership for Urban Renewal Network
Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Current LA Los Angeles Philharmonic
Museum of Latin American Art
The Music Center
Natural History Museum
Riverside Art Museum
Skirball Cultural Center
We Are the Next
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts VANS

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