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Meet the La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018 Participating Artists

19
Jan
Arriving from 35 US States and Canada, we are honored to welcome our 2018 Festival artists.
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Announcing 2018 La Quinta Arts Festival® Entertainment!

18
Jan
Come for the Art — stay for the Entertainment. Presenting the 2018 lineup at La Quinta Arts Festival.
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La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018 Participating Artists

15
Jan
Announcing the La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018 Invited Artists!
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In With the New: Digital Art Takes Many Forms

12
Jan
We’re excited to introduce Digital Art as its own category and deepen the experience we offer visitors to La Quinta Arts Festival, March 1-4, 2018.
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Debra Steidel – Featured Artist of La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018

4
Jan
Debra Steidel combines the time-honored heritage of porcelain with innovative techniques of mixed media sculpture.
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Artist News


Artist News

Meet the La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018 Participating Artists

19
Jan
Arriving from 35 US States and Canada, we are honored to welcome our 2018 Festival artists.
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2018 Artist Advisors

1
Jan
Our team of Artist Advisors provide us with valuable feedback, along with objective and innovative advice.
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LQAF Gallery Spotlight: Bart Aldrich

1
Dec
While travel and landscape photography remain the heart of his portfolio, Bart Aldrich’s artwork stands out with his style and technique of abstract photo-painting. Learn more.
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La Quinta Arts Festival Jewelry Artist Adam Neeley Wins at AGTA Spectrum Awards 2017

23
Nov
Adam Neeley honored for his pendant, entitled Cosmos from AGTA’s Spectrum Awards, considered the world’s top colored gemstone and cultured pearl design competition.
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Help Artist Dennis Kohn Rise from the Ashes!

16
Oct
Our goal at LQAF is for Dennis Kohn to resume his illustrious career as a professional photographer and participate in La Quinta Arts Festival 2018.
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Cultural Events


Cultural Events

Meet the La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018 Participating Artists

19
Jan
Arriving from 35 US States and Canada, we are honored to welcome our 2018 Festival artists.
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Announcing 2018 La Quinta Arts Festival® Entertainment!

18
Jan
Come for the Art — stay for the Entertainment. Presenting the 2018 lineup at La Quinta Arts Festival.
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La Quinta Arts Festival 2018 Artists – Wood

16
Jan
Discover limited edition functional and decorative pieces from the talented wood artists at La Quinta Arts Festival 2018.
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La Quinta Arts Festival 2018 Artists – Sculpture

16
Jan
Find a variety of sculpture from table top to life size, in stainless steel, bronze, metal, clay, wood, paper and more at La Quinta Arts Festival 2018.  
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La Quinta Arts Festival 2018 Artists – Printmaking

16
Jan
Artists in this category are eager to share their techniques and knowledge about the time honored art of printmaking. Meet them at La Quinta Arts Festival 2018!
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Press Releases


Press Releases

LQAF Awards $48,000 in Visual Art Scholarships

21
Nov
In a continuing commitment to creative Coachella Valley students, LQAF has awarded $48,000 to 24 art majors to attend college during the 2017/18 academic year.
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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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Scholarships


Scholarships

LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Julio Vazquez, Photographer

31
Dec
“The work LQAF does is important and at times crucial for students wanting to pursue an education in the arts.”–Julio Vazquez, LQAF Scholar.
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LQAF Awards $48,000 in Visual Art Scholarships

21
Nov
In a continuing commitment to creative Coachella Valley students, LQAF has awarded $48,000 to 24 art majors to attend college during the 2017/18 academic year.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Nikkohl Santa Maria

18
Oct
Nikkohl works as a freelance graphic designer, completing a wide range of projects for website, print and social media.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Sofia Enriquez–Art and Fashion

28
Sep
Sofia Enriquez shares with LQAF how she merges her two passions: Art and Fashion.
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Tiny but EPIC! LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Marnie Navarro

8
Sep
“A collaborative effort between S.C.R.A.P Gallery, the Coachella Valley Art Center, and LIFEWORK (my gallery) to present a set of documentary films that highlight critical issues taking place in the world around us.”–Marnie Navarro, LQAF former Visual Arts Scholar
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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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