February 4-17, 2025
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza
Cinemark Baldwin Hills & XD

PAFF ArtFEST Now Accepting Applications for 2024

The PAFF ArtFest is an annual event held in Los Angeles at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza centering the artistic aesthetic that is rooted in Africa and its Diaspora.  Each year over 100 featured artists present their creative works using oil on canvas, watercolor and pastels, acrylic paper, glass, ceramics, metal, cloth, plastic, wax, wire, leather, and stone. In addition to fine art and one-of-a-kind crafts, the ArtFEST also features the best in designer and traditional fashions, jewelry, home decor, and fashion accessories.

The PAFF ArtFEST represents the perfect mix of both art and culture and brings out over 100K+ visitors from all over Southern California, across the country, and around the world. 

Examples of accepted media include painting (oil/acrylic), painting (watercolor), ceramics, glass, mixed media, leather, drawing/pastels, wood, metal, jewelry (precious metals), jewelry (ornamental/costume), fiber (wearable), fiber/textiles/batik, and clay.

The PAFF ArtFEST is juried. 

For artist guidelines, application fees, deadlines, and submission information, check out the application here.

The ArtFEST is sponsored in part by grants from The Los Angeles County Arts Commission and the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.

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