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LQAF Blog

Artists Rank La Quinta Arts Festival® as the Nation’s No. 1 Fine Art and Design Show

8
Oct
La Quinta Arts Festival continues its extraordinary winning streak, as Sunshine Artist magazine has named it the No. 1 Fine Art and Design Show in its 26th annual 200 Best Shows issue published in September.
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Elaine Mathews Selected as La Quinta Arts Festival 2019 Featured Poster Artist

7
Oct
Influenced by California Impressionism, Elaine Mathews’ love of nature is evident in her landscape paintings. Learn more about the plein air painter.
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LQAF Gallery Spotlight: Nick Leonoff

7
Oct
Nick Leonoff won Best of Glass at La Quinta Arts Festival 2018. Learn more about the talented artist.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Colby Tarsitano – Photographer with Palm Springs Life

30
Sep
Three-time LQAF scholarship winner Colby Tarsitano graduated from NYU Tisch School of the Arts and landed a job at Palm Springs Life magazine. Learn more about the emerging photographer.
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LQAF Volunteer Spotlight: Rhonda Larson

30
Sep
A dynamic volunteer for La Quinta Arts Festival, Rhonda heads up both the Festival Store and the Artist Award Reception. She enjoys contributing her creative talents to our flagship fundraiser.
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Artist News

Elaine Mathews Selected as La Quinta Arts Festival 2019 Featured Poster Artist

7
Oct
Influenced by California Impressionism, Elaine Mathews’ love of nature is evident in her landscape paintings. Learn more about the plein air painter.
Read more

2019 Artist Advisors

29
May
Our team of Artist Advisors provides us with valuable feedback, along with objective and innovative advice.
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La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018 Award Winners

27
Apr
La Quinta Arts Foundation congratulates this year’s award winners at La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018! 
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Meet the La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018 Participating Artists

4
Mar
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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Cultural Events

5 Reasons to Apply to La Quinta Arts Festival ® 2019

25
Sep
La Quinta Arts Festival has firmly established itself as a premier destination for arts and culture. Read 5 reasons to apply to La Quinta Arts Festival 2019.
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LQAF Response To Desert Sun Report

7
Jul
There is much more to the story and LQAF wishes to share the following information to provide full context to our evaluation process.
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Artist Marketing Opportunities

17
May
Take advantage of these artist marketing opportunities for art patrons to discover you and look for your booth at La Quinta Arts Festival.
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La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018 Award Winners

27
Apr
La Quinta Arts Foundation congratulates this year’s award winners at La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018! 
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Student Tours at La Quinta Arts Festival 2018

18
Apr
LQAF welcomed over 90 students to enjoy a guided tour of the La Quinta Arts Festival, where they could discover a variety of artwork and meet participating artists.
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Press Releases

Artists Rank La Quinta Arts Festival® as the Nation’s No. 1 Fine Art and Design Show

8
Oct
La Quinta Arts Festival continues its extraordinary winning streak, as Sunshine Artist magazine has named it the No. 1 Fine Art and Design Show in its 26th annual 200 Best Shows issue published in September.
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La Quinta Arts Festival Named #1 in the Nation

1
Apr
36th Annual Event Slated March 1-4, 2018
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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 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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Scholarships

LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Colby Tarsitano – Photographer with Palm Springs Life

30
Sep
Three-time LQAF scholarship winner Colby Tarsitano graduated from NYU Tisch School of the Arts and landed a job at Palm Springs Life magazine. Learn more about the emerging photographer.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Marnie Navarro – ‘8-Bit Frida’

2
Jul
Learn more about Marnie Navarro’s hand-painted mural “8-Bit Frida”, commissioned by Agnes Pelton Society, and her upcoming creative projects.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Miranda Thoene

4
Jun
La Quinta Arts Foundation visual arts scholar Miranda Thoene shares her inspiring experience studying abroad in Paris, France.
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LQAF Awards $35,000 in Visual Art Scholarships

11
May
In a continuing commitment to creative Coachella Valley students, LQAF has awarded $35,000 to 19 art majors to attend college during the 2018/19 academic year.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Micah Ramos

15
Apr
In addition to digital arts, Micah Ramos enjoys working in mediums such as drawing, illustration, painting, photography, and sculpture.
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Supporters

La Quinta Arts Festival® Sponsor Spotlight: Bristol Farms

28
Feb
We look forward to offering you another amazing culinary experience with Bristol Farms Cafe at the 36th La Quinta Arts Festival.
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La Quinta Arts Festival® Sponsor Spotlight: Rabobank

16
Feb
We are grateful to Rabobank for their continued commitment with La Quinta Arts Foundation as a Corporate Sponsor of the 36th La Quinta Arts Festival.
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La Quinta Arts Festival® Sponsor Spotlight: So Delicious Dairy Free

26
Jan
So Delicious Dairy Free invites you to enjoy samples of coconut and almond based dairy-free delights, March 1-4, 2018 at La Quinta Arts Festival®.
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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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