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LQAF Blog

Five Earth Day Artists

20
Apr
In celebration of Earth Day, we highlight five artists who honor the earth’s fragility and beauty through their work in mixed media, painting, photography, wood, and sculpture.
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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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LQAF Gallery Spotlight: Carla Sumarlidson

11
Apr
Carla Sumarlidson captures the energy of urban street art and the neon romance of language in her paintings. Visit her LQAF.com Artist Gallery.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Micah Ramos

15
Mar
In addition to digital arts, Micah Ramos enjoys working in mediums such as drawing, illustration, painting, photography, and sculpture.
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La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018 Award Winners

7
Mar
La Quinta Arts Foundation congratulates this year’s award winners at La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018! 
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Artist News

La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018 Award Winners

7
Mar
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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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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Cultural Events

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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La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018 Award Winners

7
Mar
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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Erin Hanson – 2018 La Quinta Arts Festival Poster Artist

26
Feb
Erin Hanson, Painting (San Diego, CA) – Erin Hanson was chosen as the La Quinta Arts Festival 2018 Poster Artist, for her selected artwork, a landscape oil painting of the Santa Rosa Mountains.
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Food & Drink at La Quinta Arts Festival® 2018

26
Feb
Upscale cuisine, fine wine, and beer complement your cultural experience!
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Press Releases

La Quinta Arts Festival Named #1 in the Nation

1
Mar
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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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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Scholarships

LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Micah Ramos

15
Mar
In addition to digital arts, Micah Ramos enjoys working in mediums such as drawing, illustration, painting, photography, and sculpture.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Yehsiming Jue, Artist and Art Professor

25
Jan
View Yehsiming Jue’s paintings and drawings on display at the COD Faculty Art Show.
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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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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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