Our history of service in the arts goes back more than 60 years—But we keep innovating to meet the needs of the Monrovia
community and region. Our all-volunteer group provides opportunities for artists, student artists, kids and families and local merchants to create, exhibit and support the arts.
Nick Sitchon Named October Artist of the Month
New MAFA artist member Nick Sitchon displays his astrolandscape photography work entitled "21,000,000 Years Ago." Nick is a member of the Old Town Sidewalk Astronomers group and was voted Artist of the Month at MAFA's Astrolandscape Photography workshop on October 25. Our instructor was MAFA artist member Ben Inouye (left), an engineer at NASA/JPL by profession and a photographer of the night sky in his free time.
KGEM Report on Art in the Park 2023
An Aerial View of Art in the Park 2023
View the Artist Directory HERE.
This well-attended, juried show featured displays by more than 50 of the most accomplished fine artists (adults and students) and renowned chalk artists in the region. Artists presented paintings, sculpture, photography, jewelry, digital arts, pottery and chalk art representing the area's wide-ranging cultural diversity. The event also featured live music, food trucks, and children's activities.
MAFA Wins Foundation Award for Support of Arts at Clifton Middle School
Clockwise from upper left: 1. Clifton Principal Scott Moses, MAFA President Christine Geltz, Reed Foundation Executive Director Vicki Connely, Clifton Arts Volunteer Coordinators Lisa Reyes (2022-23) and Julie Bank (2021-22). 2. The award placque. 3. Christine Geltz and Vicki Connely flank the sponsor tribute banner of the Clifton Art Fence. 4. The long view of the Clifton Art Fence along the east perimeter of the Clifton campus.
MAFA Community Gallery shows
Contact Eric Watkins for information about displaying and selling art at these locations:
WORKSHOPS FOR KIDS & TEENSKids art workshops at Foothill Unity Center’s back to school and holiday distribution events.
Explore our list of talented MAFA artists and their work here.
Art in Public Places
Enhance the lives of those within our community through interaction with the arts. Increase the opportunities of our children through art education.
Sculpture by MAFA Member Rick Kess