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, 22 Jul 2014 19:48:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 Nicole Nine Joins LQAF as Programs Operations Director http://www.lqaf.com/nicole-nine-lqaf-programs-operations-director/ http://www.lqaf.com/nicole-nine-lqaf-programs-operations-director/#comments Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:06:32 +0000 http://www.lqaf.com/?p=21371 LQAF welcomes Nicole Nine as Programs Operations Director, a newly created staff position to which Nicole will bring her expertise in marketing, business development and contract negotiation.

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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 Fri, 18 Jul 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.

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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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Public Art in La Quinta – Time Stream II http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-time-stream-ii/ http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-time-stream-ii/#comments Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:57:22 +0000 http://www.lqaf.com/?p=21012 Artist Destiny Alison    The roundabout at Avenida Montezuma and Avenida Navarro in Old Town La Quinta features a metal sculpture by Santa Fe artist, Destiny Allison. Named Time Stream II, the sculpture was the La Quinta Arts Festival Civic Purchase Award in 2008. Destiny has participated in La Quinta Arts Festival for a number of years […]

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Face It – Norton Simon http://www.lqaf.com/face-it-norton-simon/ http://www.lqaf.com/face-it-norton-simon/#comments Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:53:55 +0000 http://www.lqaf.com/?p=20983 Face It: The Photographic Portrait at the Norton Simon Museum   Until Aug 11, 2014   It seems as though we are ever seeking our elusive ‘soul’ and what makes a person that particular person, questioning our differences and our sameness. Our eyes appear to be the window to our soul, but then so are […]

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Public Art in La Quinta – Desert Dolmen http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-desert-dolmen/ http://www.lqaf.com/public-art-in-la-quinta-desert-dolmen/#comments Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:30:52 +0000 http://www.lqaf.com/?p=20898 Artist Roger Hopkins The earliest dolmen or portal tombs were erected around 7000BC in Western Europe, but by whom and why is not entirely clear. It is thought by archeologists that their purposes were burial tombs, hence the name portal tombs. There is evidence of human remains at most of the dolmen, which supports this […]

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