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The Monrovia ChalkDemic is nearly here!

Who Can Participate: It's free to all Monrovia Residents (including families) and to Professional Artists anywhere.

Cost: It's freeeeeeeee...!! Zip... nada... zilch.

Prizes: This event will award $50 Gift Certificates to Old Town Monrovia Merchants.  We'll confer a total of six prizes: one each to the top three Monrovia Resident entries and top three Professional Artist entries. Prizes will be from merchants and restaurants chosen by the Chamber of Commerce in a random drawing.

Theme: The theme is open, but we suggest you celebrate the joys of living in Monrovia.

Chalk Art Process and Entry Submittal: 

  • Use non-toxic chalk and make your creations on your sidewalk, driveway or driveway apron in front of your home. 
  • We ask that you let your creation weather away naturally. Do not wash it away with a hose. 
  • Make your creation between July 29 and August 2, 2020. 
  • Submit two photos of your entry: 1) one of you or your group with your work and 2) one just of your work. To be considered for judging and publicity, both photos must include a print out of the MAFA logo that Christine will send you when you register using the green REGISTER button below.
  • Deadline for photo entries is midnight on Sunday, August 2. Email them to christine@monroviafinearts.org and be sure to include your name(s), contact email address and phone number.

Sharing and Hashtag: Share your creations and process on our Facebook pages and your social media with the hashtag #ChalkingTheTimeAway.

Got questions? Email Frank Zgonc, Event Chair, at frazgo@msn.com.

Big Special Thanks to Air-Tro Heating and Air Conditioning for sponsoring this event! www.airtro.com (626) 357-3535

Most Importantly of All: HAVE FUN!!!! Celebrate what is good in Monrovia. We can't wait to see all the wonderful art spread around the community like it was... well...contagious!

November Monthly Meeting - “Painting with Rick Kess: Anything But the Brush” with Rick Kess, Disney Artist (Part Two) [VIA ZOOM]

  • 17 Nov 2020
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM



3rd Tuesday of the month*
7:00 to 8:30 pm


These lively gatherings are open to MAFA members and guests and to the public. Admission is free but rsvp is required. Refreshments provided. Each meeting features:

  • an expert speaker presenting a topic related to particular art skills, techniques, genres and materials or coaching on how to develop and market your art business.
  • an Artist of the Month Competition centered around a theme announced in advance, decided by the vote of meeting attendees. The winner’s photo with their artwork is posted on the home page of the MAFA website and on MAFA’s Facebook page.

Anyone interested in presenting a topic at one of these meetings should contact Christine Geltz at christine@monroviafinearts.org as soon as possible.

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