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. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:47:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Arts & Crafts in La Quinta: Celebrating American Craft Week http://www.lqaf.com/american-craft-week-2014-arts-crafts-la-quinta/ http://www.lqaf.com/american-craft-week-2014-arts-crafts-la-quinta/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:46:24 +0000 http://www.lqaf.com/?p=21097 Join us this October for arts & crafts activities in the City of La Quinta. Two weeks of workshops and exhibits will culminate with La Quinta Arts Foundation's season opener event Splendor in the Glass at Jackalope Ranch on October 18th and 19th, 2014.

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LACMA Expressionism http://www.lqaf.com/lacma-expressionism/ http://www.lqaf.com/lacma-expressionism/#comments Thu, 14 Aug 2014 23:38:31 +0000 http://www.lqaf.com/?p=21159 At the LACMA: Expressionism in Germany and France: From Van Gogh to Kandinsky Resnick Pavilion June 8, 2014–September 14, 2014   Modern Art Exhibit at LACMA explores Expressionism movement in Germany and France. Ninety paintings and 45 works are on show drawn from major museums all over Europe as well a private collections. The exhibit feature […]

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Splendor in the Glass http://www.lqaf.com/splendor-in-the-glass/ http://www.lqaf.com/splendor-in-the-glass/#comments Fri, 08 Aug 2014 23:43:23 +0000 http://www.lqaf.com/?p=21091 La Quinta Arts Foundation Premiers “Splendor in the Glass” Exhibit and Sale on October 18-19, 2014 Culminating American Craft Week and kicking off La Quinta Arts Foundation’s 33rd season is “Splendor in the Glass” at Jackalope Ranch on Saturday and Sunday, October 18th & 19th from 11:30 am to 5:00 pm.   In partnership with Premier Sponsor […]

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Public Art in La Quinta – Museum Mural http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-museum-mural/ http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-museum-mural/#comments Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:13:23 +0000 http://www.lqaf.com/?p=21163 Artist Andre Blanché Celebrated local artist Andre Blanché (1925-2010) called the mural he painted in the La Quinta Museum the “crowning jewel of my career”.  It is the largest mural he had created and at 33ft x 13ft, it is quite sizeable indeed. Blanché was contracted by the city to do the mural and after a year […]

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Public Art in La Quinta – Andrew Carson http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-andrew-carson/ http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-andrew-carson/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:59:07 +0000 http://www.lqaf.com/?p=21167 Kinetic Sculpture Color Swirl, acquired by the City of La Quinta in 2010, La Quinta Public Library Andrew Carson: http://windsculpture.com/ Wind is what you hope for when you see an Andrew Carson kinetic sculpture. Watching the individual circles adorned with a variety of different wind catchers – made from glass, or metal or recyclable materials, rotate […]

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LQAF Welcomes Jeff Stahl to Board of Directors http://www.lqaf.com/lqaf-welcomes-jeff-stahl-to-board-of-directors/ http://www.lqaf.com/lqaf-welcomes-jeff-stahl-to-board-of-directors/#comments Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:13:38 +0000 http://www.lqaf.com/?p=21284 KESQ-TV News Anchor Jeff Stahl elected to 2014/15 La Quinta Arts Foundation Board of Directors

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Public Art in La Quinta: Kitty Fuzzy A-Z http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-kitty-fuzzy-a-z/ http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-kitty-fuzzy-a-z/#comments Tue, 08 Jul 2014 18:07:42 +0000 http://www.lqaf.com/?p=21176 Artist Michael Leu: Serigraph and Painter   “Happy Work for Happy People”   ‘Happy work for Happy People’ is Michael Leu’s tagline on his website. And it isn’t hard to see why that would be. It is in part the vibrancy of his colors and his choice of subject matter as well as a unique sensibility […]

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Summer Exhibits in the Desert! http://www.lqaf.com/summer-exhibits-in-the-desert/ http://www.lqaf.com/summer-exhibits-in-the-desert/#comments Mon, 30 Jun 2014 17:11:36 +0000 http://www.lqaf.com/?p=21122 Ron Backer at the La Quinta Museum and Recline/Design at Palm Springs Museum This summer visit two local exhibits! The La Quinta Museum  presents to you Ron Backer’s historical illustrations. Originally from South Dakota, Backer has been out here in the desert since 1990. As a historical illustrator, he researches historical incidences and paints them, retelling the […]

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Artists! Does your insurance cover you? http://www.lqaf.com/artists-does-your-insurance-cover-you/ http://www.lqaf.com/artists-does-your-insurance-cover-you/#comments Thu, 26 Jun 2014 20:56:40 +0000 http://www.lqaf.com/?p=21086   Does your insurance really cover you? A recent Craft Emergency Relief Fund (CERF+) study shows that most are artists are not covered in the event of a disaster. While some may have home insurance, home insurance as a general rule does not include any items or sections of the house that are for profit, part […]

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From Scholarship Student Evelyn Olvera http://www.lqaf.com/from-scholarship-student-evelyn-olvera/ http://www.lqaf.com/from-scholarship-student-evelyn-olvera/#comments Fri, 20 Jun 2014 18:26:37 +0000 http://www.lqaf.com/?p=21074 A letter to the Foundation from scholarship recipient Evelyn Olvera  

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