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LQAF Blog

LQAF.com Gallery Spotlight: Angela Marie

5
Sep
Angela Marie is a contemporary, figurative acrylic artist based in the Coachella Valley. Learn about her current collection ‘Desert’s Embrace’.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Lauren Cedar

5
Sep
Meet current La Quinta Arts Foundation scholarship recipient Lauren Cedar, a fine arts major at Biola University.
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LQAF Awards $28,000 in Visual Arts Scholarships

12
Jun
In a continuing commitment to creative Coachella Valley students, LQAF has awarded $28,000 to 13 art majors to attend college during the 2019/20 academic year.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Karla Roman-Wong

11
Jun
Visual arts scholar Karla Roman-Wong is studying Architecture with a Sustainable Environments minor at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Learn more about her Senior Thesis Project and plans post-graduation.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Alexa Gomez

10
Jun
LQAF visual arts scholar architecture student Alexa Gomez shares an update of her year studying abroad in Italy.
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Artist News

LQAF.com Gallery Spotlight: Angela Marie

5
Sep
Angela Marie is a contemporary, figurative acrylic artist based in the Coachella Valley. Learn about her current collection ‘Desert’s Embrace’.
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LQAF.com Gallery Spotlight: Jay McDougall

7
Jun
Wood sculptor Jay McDougall creates contemporary wall pieces and vessels that fit seamlessly into wide-ranging architectural styles.
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La Quinta Arts Festival 2019 Award Winners

3
Jun
La Quinta Arts Foundation congratulates the award winners at La Quinta Arts Festival 2019!
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LQAF.com Gallery Spotlight: David Falossi

1
Jun
Award-winning artist David Falossi creates stunning sculpture made from stone, glass, granite and steel.
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Meet the La Quinta Arts Festival® 2019 Participating Artists

11
Mar
La Quinta Arts Foundation is honored to welcome the artists of La Quinta Arts Festival 2019.
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Cultural Events

Important Statement Regarding La Quinta Arts Festival

13
Jun
In 1982, a group of civic leaders conceived an art festival as a means to attract residents to the newly formed city of La Quinta (City). It worked. As the City grew, the La Quinta Arts Festival (Festival) grew right along with it to become the top fine art festival in the nation welcoming 20,000 attendees each ...
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Highlights of La Quinta Arts Festival 2019

8
Jun
We share our gratitude and joy in celebrating our 37th La Quinta Arts Festival!
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La Quinta Arts Festival 2019 Award Winners

3
Jun
La Quinta Arts Foundation congratulates the award winners at La Quinta Arts Festival 2019!
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Mural Masterpiece Comes to Life at 37th La Quinta Arts Festival

2
May
See the mural created by 37th La Quinta Arts Festivalgoers and artist Peter Tigler!
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Student Tours at La Quinta Arts Festival 2019

18
Apr
LQAF welcomed over 100 students to enjoy a guided tour of the La Quinta Arts Festival, where they could discover a variety of artwork and meet participating artists.
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Press Releases

La Quinta Arts Festival Retains #1 Fine Art Festival and #1 Fine Craft Festival in the Nation Ranking

9
Mar
The 37th event scheduled March 7-10, 2019 at La Quinta Civic Center Campus.
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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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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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Scholarships

LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Lauren Cedar

5
Sep
Meet current La Quinta Arts Foundation scholarship recipient Lauren Cedar, a fine arts major at Biola University.
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LQAF Awards $28,000 in Visual Arts Scholarships

12
Jun
In a continuing commitment to creative Coachella Valley students, LQAF has awarded $28,000 to 13 art majors to attend college during the 2019/20 academic year.
Read more

LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Karla Roman-Wong

11
Jun
Visual arts scholar Karla Roman-Wong is studying Architecture with a Sustainable Environments minor at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. Learn more about her Senior Thesis Project and plans post-graduation.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Alexa Gomez

10
Jun
LQAF visual arts scholar architecture student Alexa Gomez shares an update of her year studying abroad in Italy.
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LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Elisha Kolp

5
Feb
La Quinta Arts Foundation visual arts scholar Elisha Kolp is an aspiring designer, studying at California State University Long Beach’s Design program.
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Supporters

LQAF Volunteer Spotlight: Amy Helm

5
Feb
Amy Helm sets a high standard of attentive service, welcoming hospitality, and all around helpful support.
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LQAF Volunteer Spotlight: Marge Dodge

22
Jan
Three cheers for Marge Dodge – LQAF Member, Home Host, and Volunteer Co-Chair!
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LQAF Volunteer Spotlight: Deborah Clark

8
Jan
Deborah has served 10 years with LQAF and in many volunteer roles such as a Steward/Ambassador, Golf Cart Driver, Artist Reception, Judges Guide as well as an all-around Helper.
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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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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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