Upcoming events

    • 24 Apr 2018
    • 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Paint 'n' Play Art Studio

    Come join us for our lively monthly meetings full of brainstorming, networking and professional growth.

    Board members will meet at 7 pm, and then all members, patrons, friends and volunteers are welcome at 7:30.

    Thanks to Judy Sedano and the staff at Paint 'n' Play for allowing MAFA the use of their facility.

    • 05 May 2018
    • 06 May 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • 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

    • 30 Jun 2018
    • 25 Aug 2018
    • 3 sessions
    • 418 S. Myrtle Ave, Monrovia CA 91016
    • 24

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