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2014 Artist Advisors

7
Jun

Our team of Artist Advisors serves as liaisons between the Artists and the Foundation, providing us with valuable feedback, along with objective and innovative advice. If Artists have questions about La Quinta Arts Festival and prefer speaking to a knowledgeable peer, we encourage you to contact one of them. The Artist Advisors are frequent award […]

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SCORE: A Valuable Free Resource for Artists

10
Oct

ARTISTS – Uncertain about your direction or viability in these tough economic times?  Need guidance?  Check out the helpful professionals at SCORE! SCORE is a national non-profit organization, a resource partner with SBA, dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of the nation’s new and existing small businesses.  The local chapter is located in Palm […]

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Tom Barnes to Exhibit at the Carrousel in the Louvre, Paris

5
Oct

Perennial La Quinta Arts Festival favorite Tom Barnes was recently juried into the Salon Societe Nationale des Beau-Arts. Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts (SNBA) in Paris exhibition at the Carrousel in the Louvre, Paris.  A first in that American delegations had been previously excluded from the exhibit which has a history dating to the 1860’s.   […]

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Tom Thornton’s Woodwork Takes 1st Place

23
Aug

 Artist Tom Thornton recently won 1st Place for Master Woodworking in the Accessories/Boxes Category at the Orange County Fair 2011 Visual Arts Program. Thornton, a resident of Oceanside, is a regular participant at both Art Under the Umbrellas and La Quinta Arts Festival where he exhibits his individually handmade segmented-wood boxes in various sizes. View […]

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Glass Artist Kathy Jenkins to Create Official CVA Gifts

17
Aug

The Palm Springs Desert Resort Communities Convention and Visitors Authority (CVA) has selected a striking piece of Kathy Jenkin’s fused glass art work s to be one of the official client gifts offered by the CVA this year.  Jenkins’ work was placed in contention for this commission by LQAF, along with several other artists, when […]

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La Quinta Connection to Football Wedding

3
Aug

“R” is for Roethlisberger – Artist Lauren Youngs Scores by Adding Famous Quarterback to her Clientele List! La Quinta resident Lauren Youngs has been exhibiting her jewelry at LQAF’s Art Under the Umbrellas for the past five years.  Unknown to many of us, she also has another successful business called Sincerely Yours, Lauren  featuring a variety of monogrammed gift […]

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La Quinta Arts Festival Showcased in ‘Glass Art’ Article

28
Jun

La Quinta Arts Festival is prominently featured in a glossy three-page spread in the May/June 2011 issue of Glass Art, the official go-to magazine for the Art Glass industry. The colorful photo-essay entitled, “Glass Shines Even Brighter at La Quinta Arts Festival,” focuses on the business aspect of three of La Quinta Arts Festival’s premier […]

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Artists Give Festival High Marks in Sunshine Artist

27
Jun

 Sunshine Artist, America’s premier art and craft show magazine, delivered La Quinta Arts Festival 2011 a glowing review in its July 2011 issue. Compiled from FastAudit reports by artists, the review was based much on artist sales, plus venue, artist amenities, and quality of art.  (Read the entire review. Click on ‘View Current Issue’) Following […]

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La Quinta Arts Festival Jury Process –
Blending Technology with the Arts

25
Oct

The key to La Quinta Arts Festival’s phenomenal success is our ability to join forces with the best artistic talent in the country. This is accomplished through a sophisticated jury process performed by both peer and professional jury members who are different each year.  Four to five jurors are designated for each of the dozen […]

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Media Categories La Quinta Arts Festival

9
Aug

Artists can apply to La Quinta Arts Festival under a dozen different media categories. Curious to learn which category is your best fit? See Media Category Tips for Artists. Ceramics All original clay and porcelain work is accepted in this category. No machine made or mass produced work is permitted. If multiple pieces of the […]

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