Monrovia Association of Fine Arts

  • 16 May 2017 12:38 PM | Anonymous

    We'll be meeting from 7 to 8:30 pm at Paint 'n' Play Art Studios, 418 S. Myrtle Ave in Old Town Monrovia (about five doors south of the Krikorian Theater).

    Want to get to know other artists and volunteers and find out the latest and greatest? This is the place to be--plus it's just fun to hang with this nice group of folks. Refreshments served, too. 

    Want more info? Just contact Christine Geltz at

  • 28 Mar 2017 2:37 PM | Benjamin Rodriguez (Administrator)

    We'll shortly be sending out renewal emails to members whose dues have lapsed. Be sure to follow the link to renew your membership right away.

    Remember all the benefits that come with your Artist membership:

    1. Discounts on professional workshops, exhibits, and the fall Celebrate the Arts Show and ChalkFest
    2. Notes and news about other art opportunities in the region
    3. Gallery opportunities in Monrovia
    4. Your online gallery in our new about-to-be-hatched MAFA website

    Or you can renew as a Volunteer member and enjoy helping out with all of the above plus support kids' after school art programs and MAFA's presence at other community events. It's all good!!

  • 28 Mar 2017 2:35 PM | Benjamin Rodriguez (Administrator)

    We are thrilled to announce the following:

    From the Volunteer Center of San Gabriel Valley: A $1,000 grant to provide a Senior Citizen Art Experience for 50 to 75 local senior citizens for a ceramic project at Paint n Play Art Studio and Gallery. Staffing and assistance from Paint 'n' Play, MAFA and the Volunteer Center.

    From Lagunitas Brewing Company's Community Grant Program: a $2,500 grant for general operations.

  • 28 Mar 2017 2:19 PM | Benjamin Rodriguez (Administrator)
    Celebrate the Arts Show & ChalkFest! October 7 & 8

    Early Bird Registration Discount until May 1

    Amenities for artists:
    • Your custom ad: Email a photo of you and your art to and we'll create a show ad featuring your website URL or other contact info that we’ll often run in our social media—and that you can use, too.
    • Event postcards and posters
    • Snacks and water throughout the weekend
    • Event map featuring your name, medium, and URL/contact info

    Register NOW for the 54th Annual Celebrate the Arts Show before the fees go up 25% to regular price on May 1.

    Just go to to sign up and pay your discounted fee. We'll send you an Artist Packet with complete application form and details when you register and pay your fees at the link above.

    This year's show is slated for October 7 & 8 with the theme, “Art Takes Flight." It will feature quality live entertainment, an Oktoberfest beer garden, kids chalk art activities, a collectible art and aviation book sale in the Monrovia Library and popular food trucks. Most vital of all, we are already marketing and advertising the event all over the San Gabriel Valley region and beyond.

    NOTE: This is a juried show: First-time participants will need to have their work juried by the MAFA Jury Committee by paying the one-time $25 jury fee at the link above and submitting three email images of their work to Frank Zgonc at

  • 28 Mar 2017 2:15 PM | Benjamin Rodriguez (Administrator)

    Artists: Register NOW to be part of our popular July 29 Summer Art Walk. Just go to

    Got questions? Contact Art Walk Chair Carol Curtis at

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