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LQAF Blog

Yarn Bomb Contest at 35th La Quinta Arts Festival

2
Dec
Submit your yarn bomb design by Jan. 2, 2017 to info@lqaf.com.
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Biller on Art: Coachella Artist Will Propel His Career With One of 17 LQAF Scholarships

20
Nov
Read Steven Biller’s ‘Coachella Artist Will Propel His Career With One of 17 LQAF Scholarships’.
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2017 Artist Advisors

19
Nov
Our team of Artist Advisors serves as liaisons between the Artists and the Foundation, providing us with valuable feedback, along with objective and innovative advice.
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Getting to La Quinta Arts Festival: Transportation Options

18
Nov
Travel Planning Tips to La Quinta Arts Festival.
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LQAF Gallery Spotlight: Jay McDougall

17
Nov
Today’s discriminating contemporary craft collectors can find Jay’s work in the nation’s most prestigious venues for acquisition.
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Artist News


Artist News

2017 Artist Advisors

19
Nov
Our team of Artist Advisors serves as liaisons between the Artists and the Foundation, providing us with valuable feedback, along with objective and innovative advice.
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Artist Advisor Spotlight: Guilloume

29
Sep
Guilloume is one of La Quinta Arts Festival’s Artist Advisors 2017.
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Artist Advisor Spotlight: Painter Tate Hamilton

7
Sep
Tate Hamilton is one of La Quinta Arts Festival’s twelve Artist Advisors 2017. Learn more and apply today! The deadline is September 30th, 2016.
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Delia Bradford is a Semi-Final winner in PleinAir Salon Competition

24
Jun
Bradford’s “Silver Light” artwork wins Best Overall Acrylic.
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Bookmobile sculpture by Kathy Ross on display at BIMA

24
Jun
‘You are what you read’–Kathy Ross
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Cultural Events


Cultural Events

Yarn Bomb Contest at 35th La Quinta Arts Festival

2
Dec
Submit your yarn bomb design by Jan. 2, 2017 to info@lqaf.com.
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Featured Festival Restaurants

22
Nov
La Quinta Arts Festival is proud to partner with these exceptional valley restaurants, where we encourage our patrons to visit before, during, and after your day at Festival.
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Getting to La Quinta Arts Festival: Transportation Options

18
Nov
Travel Planning Tips to La Quinta Arts Festival.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Sofia Enriquez–Artist & Teacher

20
Oct
View Sofia’s art in exhibition ‘Animal Magnetism’ at UCR Palm Desert.
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RFP: Art Installations – La Quinta Arts Festival 2017

23
Sep
Current and former LQAF scholarship recipients are eligible to submit a proposal for an Art Installation at La Quinta Arts Festival 2017. Proposal Deadline: September 30, 2016, 5pm.
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Press Releases


Press Releases

LQAF Awards $40,000 in Visual Arts Scholarships

1
Oct
In a continuing commitment to Coachella Valley students, LQAF has awarded $40,000 to 17 art majors to attend college during the 2016/17 academic year.
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La Quinta Arts Foundation Seeks Scholarship Applicants

23
Jan
(La Quinta, CA – January 25, 2016) La Quinta Arts Foundation Seeks Scholarship Applicants La Quinta Arts Foundation (LQAF) Visual Art Scholarship Applications for the 2016/17 Academic Year are now available online at http://www.lqaf.com/lqaf-community/visual-arts-scholarship-application/ The deadline to submit applications is Friday, March 25, 2016 at 4:00 pm. For questions call 760-564-1244, ext. 103. Qualified applicants must have applied, or ...
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Back to Back AUU Exhibits Feature Local Artists

23
Dec
(La Quinta, CA – December 23, 2015) Back-to-Back Art Under the Umbrellas Slated at Old Town La Quinta January 16 & 23 La Quinta Arts Foundation will stage two Art Under the Umbrellas shows at Old Town La Quinta on consecutive Saturdays: January 16, 2016 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend) and January 23, 2016. Both events run ...
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La Quinta Arts Foundation presents ‘Andy Nelson: A Legacy Revealed’

30
Nov
LA QUINTA, CA – November 30, 2015 La Quinta Arts Foundation presents ‘Andy Nelson: A Legacy Revealed’ La Quinta City Hall hosts exhibition (Dec. 14, 2015 ­– March 11, 2016) of paintings the artist created while working and living in the desert. Conversation with artist’s daughter, Marla Nelson, set for Jan. 27, 2016. Straddling the line between fine and ...
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Art Under the Umbrellas Aligns with Small Business Saturday on November 28th

18
Nov
(La Quinta, CA – November 18, 2015) Art Under the Umbrellas Aligns with Small Business Saturday on November 28th La Quinta Arts Foundation (LQAF) will present its Thanksgiving weekend edition of Art Under the Umbrellas at Old Town La Quinta on Saturday, November 28, 2015 from 10 am to 4 pm. This date was set to coincide ...
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Scholarships


Scholarships

Biller on Art: Coachella Artist Will Propel His Career With One of 17 LQAF Scholarships

20
Nov
Read Steven Biller’s ‘Coachella Artist Will Propel His Career With One of 17 LQAF Scholarships’.
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LQAF Scholarship Spotlight: Katarina Hahn

17
Nov
“I try to attend many events concerning Art such as the La Quinta Arts Festival, which I have attended for the last four years.”
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Sofia Enriquez–Artist & Teacher

20
Oct
View Sofia’s art in exhibition ‘Animal Magnetism’ at UCR Palm Desert.
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LQAF Scholarship Spotlight: Paul Acevedo, Printmaker

11
Oct
LQAF Scholar Paul Acevedo plans to become an art professor.
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LQAF Scholarship Spotlight: Colby Tarsitano, Photographer

3
Oct
Colby Tarsitano studies Photography at New York University. Learn more about her artwork!
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Supporters


Supporters

Sponsor Spotlight: Rabobank

2
Feb
La Quinta Arts Foundation thanks and salutes Rabobank for our long-standing partnership.
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New La Quinta Arts Festival Partner: A & M Home Builders

29
Jan
We are proud to extend a warm welcome and a big Thank You to A&M Home Builders, our new partner of La Quinta Arts Festival 2016.
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Salute to Rabobank

15
Dec
Rabobank – Local Commitment with a Global Perspective Rabobank’s tradition of service reaches back to their roots as a local bank assisting the needs of rural Dutch communities.   Today Rabobank’s commitment extends to communities across the Americas with their deep knowledge of local markets, businesses and agricultural sectors providing customers with international banking and agricultural expertise. Rabobank’s ...
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Community Partner Spotlight: AmaWaterways

20
Nov
La Quinta Arts Foundation welcomes our latest community partner, AmaWaterways, whom we consider to be a perfect fit with LQAF’s discerning, adventurous, and well traveled support base. Headquartered in Calabasas, CA, award-winning AmaWaterways continues to lead the river cruise industry with a fleet of custom-designed vessels in Europe, Asia and Africa. With innovative ship designs, spacious ...
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Sponsor Spotlight: Rabobank

14
Apr
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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