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LQAF Blog

LQAF Gallery Spotlight: Dirk Yuricich

3
Dec
Dirk’s photography covers a broad spectrum of styles including photojournalistic studies of cultures and historical subjects, and artistic interpretations of landscapes and flora. Learn more.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Taelynn Dalle

2
Dec
Taelynn Dalle is a third year architecture major at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Learn about one of her current school projects: designing a modern art museum.
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LQAF Gallery Spotlight: Michael McKee

15
Nov
Michael McKee’s art features bold colors and shapes, bursting from the canvas. Learn more about the award-winning artist.
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LQAF Volunteer Spotlight: Claire and Carolyn

15
Nov
The Volunteer Co-Chairs amazingly serve the needs of the artists, while ensuring a pleasant and efficient operation.
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Artists Rank La Quinta Arts Festival® as the Nation’s No. 1 Fine Art and Design Show

8
Nov
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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Artist News

LQAF Gallery Spotlight: Dirk Yuricich

3
Dec
Dirk’s photography covers a broad spectrum of styles including photojournalistic studies of cultures and historical subjects, and artistic interpretations of landscapes and flora. Learn more.
Read more

LQAF Gallery Spotlight: Michael McKee

15
Nov
Michael McKee’s art features bold colors and shapes, bursting from the canvas. Learn more about the award-winning artist.
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Elaine Mathews Selected as La Quinta Arts Festival 2019 Featured Poster Artist

7
Nov
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: Rey D’Alfonso

25
Oct
Rey D’Alfonso’s contemporary art features bold colors and unique textures. Learn more about the artist.
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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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Cultural Events

LQAF Volunteer Spotlight: Claire and Carolyn

15
Nov
The Volunteer Co-Chairs amazingly serve the needs of the artists, while ensuring a pleasant and efficient operation.
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La Quinta Arts Festival Featured Restaurants

25
Oct
Learn more about the La Quinta Arts Festival Featured Restaurants. 
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Info for Confirmed Artists 2019

24
Oct
This webpage features key information for confirmed artists, including important dates, deadlines, links to required forms and opportunities. 
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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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Press Releases

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

8
Nov
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.
Read more

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: Taelynn Dalle

2
Dec
Taelynn Dalle is a third year architecture major at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Learn about one of her current school projects: designing a modern art museum.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Evelyn Olvera

1
Nov
La Quinta Arts Foundation Visual Arts Scholar Evelyn Olvera is studying Arts Education at CSU Long Beach.  Learn more about her creative journey.
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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 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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Supporters

LQAF Volunteer Spotlight: Claire and Carolyn

15
Nov
The Volunteer Co-Chairs amazingly serve the needs of the artists, while ensuring a pleasant and efficient operation.
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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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