The PAFF ArtFEST features over 100 established and emerging fine artists and quality craftspeople from all over the world. With an artistic aesthetic that is rooted in Africa and its Diaspora, 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, fashion accessories and so much more!
Representing the perfect mix of both art and culture, the ArtFEST brings out over 100K+ visitors from all over Los Angeles, across the country and around the world. It is an experience in and of itself that guarantees something for every taste and every budget.
The ArtFEST is sponsored in part by grants from The Los Angeles County Arts Commission and the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs.
The Pan African Film Festival (PAFF) is the largest Black film festival in America and presents the broad spectrum of Black creative works, particularly those that reinforce positive images and help destroy negative stereotypes.