LOS ANGELES

Los Angeles is where Artists for a Better World began in 1997 when Barbara Cordova decided that artists would be better served by uniting as a group to improve conditions in the area. She soon expanded this vision to have a presence internationally through art events, festivals and awards ceremonies.

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Highlights – Artists for a Better World – Meeting & Arts Showcase 5/26/24

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AFABW Los Angeles Meeting & Arts Showcase 5/26/24

May 26, 2024 – The AFABW LA chapter Meeting was a hit at Theta Sound Studio It was a gathering of new and old friends that started out with artists “breaking bread” and sharing light snacks on the patio and getting to know one another and what they do in the arts. Art...

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Los Angeles Celebrates World Art Day 2024

Los Angeles Celebrates World Art Day 2024

Los Angeles Celebrates World Art Day 2024 at the Sunland Mission! This year's theme was Freedom of Expression! Every year AFABW has celebrated this holiday in honor of the Importance of Artists to Society. 31 Attendees filled the intimate space and all were impressed...

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Freedom of Expression Human Rights Event

Freedom of Expression Human Rights Event

Freedom of Expression Human Rights Event On December 9, 2023, the Artists for a Better World LA chapter produced the “Freedom of Expression” event in celebration of the 75th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We joined forces with Youth for...

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Artists in the Community

Artists in the Community

Artists in the Community AFABW members are very active in the community. After all, we are all about making a better world and artist participation in the community is a primary way to accomplish our goals. Members have been going out to art fairs, open mics, and...

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Los Angeles Celebrates World Art Day

Los Angeles Celebrates World Art Day

Los Angeles Celebrates World Art Day On April 16th, members and friends of Artists for a Better World in Los Angeles came together to celebrate World Art Day. The event was held at the Church of Scientology of the Valley in North Hollywood. Beautiful artwork lined the...

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Kids Rule the Day at the Montrose Art Fair

Kids Rule the Day at the Montrose Art Fair

Kids Rule the Day at the Montrose Art Fair It was the bright sunny weekend of June 3rd and 4th as several thousand people converged on the shopping village of Montrose, CA to celebrate the annual Montrose Arts and Crafts Fair. This included the booth of the LA Chapter...

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Summer Artists’ Salon Rocks the House!

Summer Artists’ Salon Rocks the House!

The first annual Summer Artists’ Salon and Garden Party was held in the spectacular residence of Spyro and Cathy Morfopolous in Glendale, CA on August 27th. Guests were treated with a wide variety of art and entertainment. From visual artists, to writers, to dancers...

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National Night Out – August 2nd

National Night Out – August 2nd

Each year in August, police and fire fighters visit their local communities for National Night out, a day to foster communication between our first responders and our communities. This was our third year of participation by our chapter in LA. They participated in...

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Montrose Arts and Crafts Fair 2022 – June 3rd and 4th

Montrose Arts and Crafts Fair 2022 – June 3rd and 4th

For a third time AFABW had a booth at this top fair that attracts over 10,000 people, and hundreds of artists who display their works, as well as a stage with uplifting music. Art was on display by member artists and the site even attracted one young artist who...

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