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MAFA Juried Exhibition 2018

  • 05 May 2018
  • 06 May 2018
  • 2 sessions
  • 05 May 2018, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM
  • 06 May 2018, 12:00 PM 5:00 PM
  • Monrovia Historical Museum 742 E Lemon Ave Monrovia, CA 91016


Registration is closed

The MAFA Juried Show will feature local artists’ work in the Monrovia Historical Museum.

Chair: Anko Chang- Monrovia Association of Fine Arts
Lead Juror: Traci Loving- Fine Artist, Teacher and Juror
Assistant Jurors: Frank Zgonc, Anko Chang

Location: Monrovia Historical Museum
                   742 E Lemon Ave. Monrovia CA 91016

Exhibit Times: SATURDAY May 05 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
                            SUNDAY    May 06 2018, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Reception: SATURDAY May 05 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Awards Ceremony: Major Awards During Opening Reception: 7:00 PM                                              SATURDAY
                                     People's Choice Award: Announce at 3:30 SUNDAY on
                                     MAFA Facebook Page

Eligibility & Preparation: ORIGINAL WORK ONLY! Can be titled or Untitled.
Categories' Actual size of work cannot exceed:
  • 2D: Painting/ Photography (Including frame) size limit 38 x 48 in
  • 3D: Ceramics/Jewelry/ Sculpture size limit 3 ft by 3 ft
  • Motion: Film projection size limit 4 ft by 4 ft 

Registration: Registration starts March 1, 2018. Ends April 15th, 2018. Entries will not be accepted after the date! Art work received at take-in must be the same as on the registration forms. Make sure to include a link to your image, size, title, and an artist statement under 150 words. NO PRICES SHOULD BE INCLUDED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION! Once the registration form is submitted the artist cannot make any changes. If you are unable to submit a URL during registration, please email a high-quality image to ankochang1994@gmail.com. If you are also unable to complete an online registration, please mail a check to MAFA or contact ankochang1994@gmail.com.  

Fees: $15 for MAFA members. $20 for all other artists. $8 for students only. Message MAFA or the Chair on Facebook to get the student code. ONE SINGLE ART WORK ENTRY PER ARTIST ONLY for each registration. All eligibility rules apply. Registeron MAFA site.

Artist Take In: Specific instructions will be emailed out along with the acceptance email from the chair. Artist should be prepared with their own transportation, pedestal, setup, easel, etc. after notification.  Paintings arriving after the designated take-in time will not be accepted, and entry fee will not be refunded. 

Setup timeline: 

Pre-Exhibit Date Instructions (5/5) Saturday


Schedule Event

2:00 PM

Set up tape for artist spaces

2:00 ~6:00 PM

Allow artists to set up and hang their artworks to designated space

6:00~7:00 PM

Judging time/Catering ready

7:00~9:00 PM

Decision made/Prep for opening

7:00~7:30 PM

MC Open Ceremony

Chair's Message

MC Introduce VIP/Important Sponsors etc.

Chair announce Awards and Jurors/ President hand over award

7:30 PM

Officially open door to exhibition space

9:00 PM


Auction Celebration Day (5/6) Sunday


Scheduled Event

12:00 PM

Get price list ready of all juried painting. Priced selling. Snack catering.

12:30 PM

Fundraiser selling Krispy Kreme to visiting people (May or may not happen)

1:00 PM

Open for viewing/ Sign up and get ready for People’s Choice Award

3:30 PM

Announce People’s Choice Award on FB

4:00 PM

Clear money from purchases and silent auction starts

5:00 PM

Take down and customers/artists to take artworks home

Event timeline may be subject to change at time due to orders. 

Awards: 1) Best of Show (Over all)- 1 booth at next Celebrate the Arts Show + Framed Award/Ribbon + 1 Dr. Chang INSPIRE t-shirt + MAFA Facebook Publication 1 Week

For Each category
1st: 1 year MAFA membership +
Framed Award/Ribbon +
1 Dr. Chang INSPIRE t-shirt +
MAFA Facebook Publication 1 Week 

2nd: 1 year MAFA membership +
Framed Award/Ribbon +
MAFA Facebook Publication 1 Week

Framed Award/Ribbon + 
MAFA Facebook Publication 1 Week

People's Choice Award: 
MAFA Facebook Publication 1 Week + 
                         1 Dr. Chang INSPIRE t-shirt

Amenities: Participate in our 2 days Juried Show event 
      Sale of art work on SUNDAY with only 10% commission
      Your custom ad will be featured on the MAFA Facebook page 
      Event publications
      Snacks and water throughout the event 

For any further question please contact MAFA Facebook Page or email the Chair

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