La Quinta Arts Foundation | Art. Culture. Life. http://www.lqaf.com LQAF is a charitable non-profit providing cultural, education and personal growth outreach programs to all citizens of the Coachella Valley and beyond. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:53:03 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.6.1 Public Art in La Quinta – John Kennedy http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-john-kennedy/ http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-john-kennedy/#comments Tue, 15 Apr 2014 18:14:04 +0000 La Quinta Arts Foundation http://www.lqaf.com/?p=20481 The Spirit of La Quinta and Solitude by John Kennedy   More than a decade separate the two sculptures that John Kennedy created and which are placed at La Quinta Civic Center Campus. The Spirit of La Quinta, 1993, features five dancing figures in the fountain and is located between the northwest parking lot and City […]

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Sponsor Spotlight: Rabobank http://www.lqaf.com/sponsor-spotlight-rabobank-2/ http://www.lqaf.com/sponsor-spotlight-rabobank-2/#comments Mon, 14 Apr 2014 20:52:43 +0000 La Quinta Arts Foundation http://www.lqaf.com/?p=20474 La Quinta Arts Foundation thanks and salutes Rabobank for our valued partnership.  Since Rabobank opened their branches in the Coachella Valley in 2002, they have eagerly supported La Quinta Arts Foundation.  A perennial Corporate Sponsor of La Quinta Arts Festival, they have contributed financially and with supplies and manpower during the event, when such help […]

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Public Art in La Quinta – In Between Earth and Sky http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-in-between-earth-and-sky/ http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-in-between-earth-and-sky/#comments Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:11:59 +0000 La Quinta Arts Foundation http://www.lqaf.com/?p=20435   Alber de Matteis, mosaics and metal; Kim Emerson mosaics It has been almost twenty years since In Between Earth and Sky (dedicated 1998) was created in Fritz Burns Park by de Matteis and Emerson  and a lot has changed in the park since the piece was finished. Mosaic artists Kim Emerson and Mosaic/Metal artist Alber de […]

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Sunshine Artist Interview – Kathy Ross http://www.lqaf.com/sunshine-artist-interview-kathy-ross/ http://www.lqaf.com/sunshine-artist-interview-kathy-ross/#comments Mon, 07 Apr 2014 19:59:54 +0000 La Quinta Arts Foundation http://www.lqaf.com/?p=20378 “Sometimes there does seem to be an outer space component” – Kathy Ross   A perennial favorite at the La Quinta Arts Festival, Kathy Ross’ work is exuberant, incredibly creative and absolutely, fantastically one of a kind.  Ross, who has been coming to the La Quinta Arts Festival since 2007, was recently featured in Sunshine Artist with […]

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LQAF April Photo Contest Theme: Spring Fever http://www.lqaf.com/lqaf-spring-photo-contest-2014/ http://www.lqaf.com/lqaf-spring-photo-contest-2014/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2014 21:17:07 +0000 La Quinta Arts Foundation http://www.lqaf.com/?p=20286 Dust of your cameras and show off your photography by participating in this month-long LQAF Spring Photo Contest! Deadline April 31st, 2014

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Public Art in La Quinta – Year of the Horse http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-year-of-the-horse/ http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-year-of-the-horse/#comments Mon, 31 Mar 2014 21:18:50 +0000 La Quinta Arts Foundation http://www.lqaf.com/?p=20261 This will be the first in a series dedicated to the various pieces of public art found in and around La Quinta . There are well over 35 pieces dotted around our urban and desert landscape, the earliest being the obelisk street markers created in the 1930’s in La Quinta Cove. Metal sculptures, large scale […]

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Sarah Kaufman, Marianne Bouldin, and the Bambu Mouse http://www.lqaf.com/sarah-kaufman-marianne-bouldin-bambu-mouse/ http://www.lqaf.com/sarah-kaufman-marianne-bouldin-bambu-mouse/#comments Fri, 28 Mar 2014 20:00:03 +0000 La Quinta Arts Foundation http://www.lqaf.com/?p=20239 La Quinta Arts Festival artist Sarah Kaufman, illustrator, and Palm Desert author Marianne Bouldin collaborated on The Tale of Bambu Mouse - the story of a young mouse swept from her home in a bamboo forest - and recently read to children at the Saul Martinez Elementary School in Mecca, California.

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Art Under the Umbrellas Artist Spotlight: Bridget Hoff http://www.lqaf.com/art-under-the-umbrellas-artist-spotlight-bridget-hoff/ http://www.lqaf.com/art-under-the-umbrellas-artist-spotlight-bridget-hoff/#comments Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:01:20 +0000 La Quinta Arts Foundation http://www.lqaf.com/?p=20178 San Juan Capistrano jewelry designer Bridget Hoff truly believes that she was placed on this earth to make stuff...

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Art Under the Umbrellas Spotlight: Stephen Schubert http://www.lqaf.com/art-under-the-umbrellas-spotlight-stephen-schubert/ http://www.lqaf.com/art-under-the-umbrellas-spotlight-stephen-schubert/#comments Tue, 18 Mar 2014 20:06:11 +0000 La Quinta Arts Foundation http://www.lqaf.com/?p=20171 Have you ever sat around a table of great, simple food and wine and felt transported? Or gotten lost in a soft focus dream? This is what contemporary artist Stephen Schubert likes to explore...

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La Quinta Arts Festival 2014 Award Winners http://www.lqaf.com/la-quinta-arts-festival-2014-award-winners/ http://www.lqaf.com/la-quinta-arts-festival-2014-award-winners/#comments Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:52:05 +0000 La Quinta Arts Foundation http://www.lqaf.com/?p=20107 La Quinta Arts Festival 2014 salutes and congratulates this year's award winners!

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