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Italy & France with Sarah Murphy

3
May

Dear LQAF, “Just writing again to update you on my semester abroad. Its been a whilrwind experience, I can hardly believe I only have 2 weeks left in Italy. This past long weekend I visited Paris, France where I spent hours in the Louve as well as the multitude of museums Paris has to offer. […]

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Sarah Murphy says Ciao!

5
Apr

CIAO!  From LQAF Scholarship Recipient Sarah Murphy – Studying Abroad in Italy  LQAF Visual Art Scholarship recipient Sarah Murphy is attending Henry Radford School of Fine Arts at Indiana University with of goal of earning a Bachelors of Fine Art degree in studio art. As part of this program Sarah departed at the end of […]

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Scholarship Spotlight: Roberto Velasquez

25
Mar

LQAF Scholarship Student Roberto Velasquez creates art for Desert Island Country Club.

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Scholarship Applications Now Available for 2013/14 Academic Year

1
Feb

La Quinta Arts Foundation (LQAF) Visual Art Scholarship Applications for the 2013/14 Academic Year are now available on the LQAF wesbite. Qualified applicants must be one of the following: A graduate from a local Coachella Valley high school About to graduate from a local Coachella Valley high school A resident of the Coachella Valley for […]

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LQAF Scholarship Student Marnie Navarro Opens Gallery

28
Jan

WOW!  Another Success Story!  Check out this fantastic news just received from a past LQAF Scholarship recipient Marnie L. Navarro!  “Hi LQAF! I just wanted to pop in and say hello…I am a past winner of the LQAF Scholarship from my COD days. Now I own an art gallery in Palm Springs called LIFEWORK focusing on […]

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2012/2013 Scholarship Winners

25
May

CONGRATULATIONS STUDENTS As a result of a successful season of activities including the 30th La Quinta Arts Festival, La Quinta Arts Foundation (LQAF) has awarded $40,000 to 29 talented art majors to attend college during the 2012/13 academic year. This amount includes $7,000 from the Ryan Ramirez Memorial Scholarship Fund and $2,500 in the name […]

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Scholarship Retrospective:James Galindo

8
May

James Galindo  Laguna College of Art and Design (2006), BFA, Drawing and Painting;Laguna College of Art and Design (2009) MFA, Painting   Since 2009 James has taught drawing and painting at Laguna College of Art & Design, Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art, Brentwood Art Center, FT Art Academy, and Saddleback Community College. Galindo is hoping to […]

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Where Journeys Meet

11
Apr

Former LQAF Scholarship recipient Cornia Gamma’s  short documentary WHERE JOURNEYS MEET received the Wildlife Award at the San Francisco Film Festival, March 8-11, 2012. WHERE JOURNEYS MEET is a non-narrative, visual essay on the magnificent landscape of Antarctica. The film observes the rich and diverse life of the Southern Hemisphere, traveling from the Falklands, to South Georgia […]

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Scholarship Retrospective:Corina Gamma

27
Mar

Corina Gamma UC Riverside (1996), BA, Fine ArtClaremont Graduate University (1998), MFA, Fine Art Born and raised in Switzerland, Corina lives in Los Angeles and has worked six years for the Stepehen Cohen Gallery organizing art and photography fairs. Additionally, she has taught photography classes at Long Beach City College the past three years, taking […]

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Scholarship Retrospective: Victoria Lopez

21
Mar

Victoria (Vicky) Lopez  Otis College of Art & Design, BA, Communication Design Victoria (Vicky) Lopez lives and works in Palm Desert – and she is a busy girl.  Lopez serves as Marketing Coordinator for Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, as well as heading her own design firm Kikiworks.  Victoria has been responsible for much of the […]

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