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Scholarship Applications Now Available

7
Feb

La Quinta Arts Foundation’s Visual Arts Scholarship Program has awarded $1,000,000 to local students pursuing college degrees in the visual arts since the beginning of the program in 1984. Annual scholarship awards are made possible with proceeds garnered from LQAF events including La Quinta Arts Festival, Art Under the Umbrellas, La Quinta Blues & Brews; La […]

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Scholarship Retrospective Natalie Thornton

1
Dec

Natalie Thornton Boston College (2011), BA, Economics and Studio Art  Natalie was the recipient numerous awards while at Boston College including:  Boston College Student Programs Office Award for Leadership Skills in Creativity Richard and Marianne Martin University Award for Excellence in the Field of Studio Art Critic’s Choice Award at the Boston College Arts Festival Departmental […]

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Scholarship Retrospective Christopher Cichocki

10
Nov

Christopher Cichocki  Cal Arts, Valencia (2001) BFA  Since graduating Christopher Cichocki has attained success as a professional artist using his diverse talents in painting, sculpture, photography, video, sound, and installation.  His achievements include exhibitions in Brazil, Japan, New York, Moscow, and Los Angeles, among others — and he has works in the permanent collection of the […]

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Erika Walters Film ‘Thief’ at PS Short Fest

17
Jun

Congratulations to La Quinta Arts Foundation Visual Arts Scholarship recipient Erika Walters!   Her thesis film “Thief,” on which she worked as Production Designer while earning her MFA at American Film Institute last year is an official selection at the Palm Springs International ShortFest 2011. Plus, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has awarded […]

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2011/2012 Scholarship Winners

20
May

DREAM REALIZEDGOAL REACHED In conjunction with our 30th Anniversary in 2012, La Quinta Arts Foundation is proud to announce we  have awarded $89,500 to 38 talented art majors to attend college during the 2011/12 academic year. This amount includes $8,000 from the Ryan Ramirez Memorial Trust. Since it was instituted in 1984, La Quinta Arts Foundation’s scholarship […]

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2011/2012 Scholarship Gallery

20
May

La Quinta Arts Foundation congratulates these 2011/12 Scholarship winners.  Enjoy the creative work from these talented students.  Scroll over the image for student’s name.

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La Quinta Arts Foundation Seeks Scholarship Applicants

31
Jan

La Quinta Arts Foundation (LQAF) Visual Art Scholarship Applications for the 2011/12 Academic Year are now available to Coachella Valley residents attending a community college, graduating high school seniors, or past graduates from local high schools. All applicants must be planning to attend a college or university as full-time visual art majors. Applications may be […]

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LQAF Student Spotlight

10
Jan

JOSE MURILLO  Jose is a 2010/11 La Quinta Arts Foundation Visual Arts Scholarship award winner and a 2010/11 Ryan Ramirez Scholarship award winner.  Jose went to Cathedral City High School and is currently attending College of the Desert.  His interests lie in learning more about graphic design and digital arts technology.  He enjoys using his […]

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Member Spotlight: Barbara Barba

22
Jun

Congratulations to longtime LQAF member and volunteer Barbara Barba. She is the recipient of the very first Mentor of the Year Award by the Ophelia Project, a program of the Healthy Family Foundation in which mentors are paired with adolescent girls from eighth grade through high school and encouraged to finish school and pursue higher […]

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2010/11 Scholarship Artwork

21
May

La Quinta Arts Foundation congratulates these 2010/11 Scholarship winners.

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