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Media Category Tips – For Artists

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When submitting your artist application for La Quinta Arts Festival, you will enter a specific Media Category.  La Quinta Arts Festival accepts artist applications in the following media categories: ceramics, digital art, drawing & pastel, fiber/textile, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and wood

When making your Media Category decision, enter the category that best describes your work.   Read full descriptions of each media category here

Our innovative jury process features qualified jury members in each media category.  The jury members independently evaluate one medium over a three day period with Jury Results to applicants by October 31, 2018.  If you enter the wrong media category, your entry may not be seen by the most qualified jury members. If you’re unsure which category to use, then please call or email the Artist Helpline before you complete the application. 

The Artist Application requires five images, including a photo of your artist booth. Read our top tips: ‘Booth Shot Display Directions’

Just a short drive from legendary Palm Springs, California, La Quinta Arts Festival hosts 220 premier contemporary artists in a picturesque outdoor gallery with lush grass, lakes and fountains, framed by majestic mountains. This spectacular outdoor gallery is extolled as “the most stunning festival site in the country” by Art Fair SourceBook. 

The fine art festival has earned respect and accolades for its ability to connect the “right buyer” with the artist. An extensive marketing campaign assures a large presence of knowledgeable, serious art patrons. 

ZAPP™ Application Fee ($50) 
ZAPP™ Application Closes September 30, 2018

La Quinta Arts Festival March 7, 8, 9, 10, 2019

For additional information and resources, read La Quinta Arts Festival Participation.