• 06 May 2021 11:22 PM | Anonymous

    Art gallery location: 425 S. Myrtle Ave., Monrovia CA

    Display wall: We have about 24ft to work with. You don’t have to fill the whole wall with the art but you can.

    Art format: The art can be original or prints but not digital. You can display paintings, drawings, and photographs.

    No commission/gallery fee: The owner does not require a percentage of your art sales.

    MAFA membership required: To display your art here, you must be a current Artist Member of Monrovia Association of Fine Arts. To join, go to monroviafinearts.org and click the JOIN button at the top of the home page.

    Site coordinator: Eric Watkins will coordinate the art coming into the coffee shop.

    To be considered, send art samples to owner by email. The owner needs to see samples of your art via photographs emailed to him at arellanoab@yahoo.com . He will notify you directly of his decision.

    If your work is accepted:

    1. Install your work: Eric is currently showing his work for the first month and installed it on nails in the wall, with the owner’s approval. The owner will eventually install ceiling-level railings with cable to hang the art. Until then, artists will be responsible for bringing their own hanging supplies and Eric will assist them.
    2. Supply a framed bio to hang up with your art: You need to supply an art bio that allows customers to get to know you and your art. The bio should include your contact info for art sales because the owner doesn’t want to handle the sales transactions.
    3. Supply business cards: We have a business card holder for your use.
    4. Leave your work up for one month and remove it after that. Eric will assist you as needed and will fill in with his art for those months that no other artist has signed up for.

    Contact Information

    Eric Watkins
    Art Coordinator for Grey & Cash

    Owner of Grey & Cash

  • 16 Apr 2020 4:48 PM | Anonymous


    The City of Monrovia’s Art in Public Places program supports the creation of public art through a variety of programs and projects. The Art on a Box utility box enhancement program extends the reach of public art into the community by sponsoring artists to turn City-owned utility cabinets into canvases for art.

    Based on available funding as well as available utility boxes, the City funds four to five boxes each year and accepts applications for them between January 1 and March 31.This year the City has chosen five artists to paint utility boxes, including these MAFA members and their design themes:

    Myrtle Ave and Duarte Rd: Christine Geltz, Santa Fe Chief
    Myrtle Ave and Pomona Ave: Carlos Chavez, Wine and Grapes

    Foothill Blvd and Canyon Blvd: Eric Watkins, Native Americans

    MAFA member Judy Watkins will also complete her Roaring 20’s design awarded last year on the box at Foothill Blvd and Fifth Ave.

    For more info on this public art program, contact Kerri Zessau at kzessau@ci.monrovia.ca.us.


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