La Quinta Arts Festival 2013 — the #1 Fine Art Festival in the Nation — welcomes an unprecedented number of talented Hispanic artists this year, hailing from 11 states, and as far away as New Jersey returning metal sculptor Carlos Page (Booth # 605).
First time invitees include Columbian born master jeweler Harry Roa (Booth #602) traveling from Sarasota, FL; mixed media painter Armando Adrian Lopez (Booth # 669) from Abiqu, New Mexico; Julio Garcia (Booth # 658) mixed media artist from Orange Park, Florida; and Kim Chavez (Booth # 744) bringing bronze wildlife sculpture from Redmond, Oregon. Additional first time exhibitors are Santiago Gutierrez (Booth #421) from North Carolina, who has emerged as one of the most exciting ceramic artisans of the Nicaraguan pottery pueblo San Juan de Oriente; plus Utah painter Jimmy Toro (Booth #635)whose works are described as dynamic, edgy, and passionate. Nestor Yulfo (Booth #678) from Illinois creates large-scale mixed media abstracts.
All will join returning favorites including painter Victor Martinez (Booth #235) from Arizona, Teresa Saia (Booth #408), drawing and pastel artist from Washington; and Costa Rican born Hannie Goldgewicht, known for her ceramic with pine needle basketry pieces, and Cathedral City, CA jeweler Victor Yurivilca (Booth # 690). Back for a second year is oil painter Alice Hernandez Gaona (Booth #643), a California native considered by many as a “20th Century Old Master.”
Roll over the artwork images below to indentify each artists’ creations!