Welcome to the YLEM Membership page. Here you will find all you need
to know about becoming a member of YLEM.
Become a member online by clicking HERE.
If you prefer filling out forms and making use of the Postal Service,
then just download the Membership Form PDF by clicking
here and mail it to the address below. To print out the PDF you will
need Adobe Acrobat, which can be had for free, by
PO Box 31923
San Francisco, CA
YLEM: Artists Using Science and Technology is an international organization of artists, scientists, authors, curators, educators and art enthusiasts who explore the intersection of the arts and sciences. Click here for a brief HISTORY of YLEM.
YLEM was founded by Trudy Myrrh Reagan in 1981 in the San Francisco Bay Area. YLEM members strive to bring the humanizing and unifying powers of art to the science and technology that are driving forces in contemporary culture. Many members work in new art media such as computers, kinetic sculpture, intereactive multimedia, holograms, robotics, 3-d media, film, video, web art and more. There is also a growing branch of members that incorporate the concepts and techniques of the sciences into their work.
YLEM membership benefits:
Bi-monthly 16-page newsletter. Each issue treats a fascinating theme.
Annual directory of members - this year on CD.
Opportunities to be in exhibits.
Exposure on website <http://www.YLEM.org> in gallery of members' art and/or as a link to it. Website also boasts an online directory of members, news of members, archive of newsletters, and information on how to join YLEM.
Events in Bay Area: 6 forums a year in San Francisco, regular special interest group meetings on topics such as patterns in nature, occasional field trips, and social events.
ylem = n., (pronounced eye-lum) a Greek word for the exploding mass from which the universe emerged.