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LQAF Blog

LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Rio Chacon

15
Oct
Rio Chacon is studying Cinema and Television Arts at CSU Fullerton. Learn more about his creative journey in filmmaking.
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California Desert Arts Council

2
Oct
Learn more about California Desert Arts Council, an affiliate of La Quinta Arts Foundation.
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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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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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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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LQAF.com Gallery Spotlight: Tom Barnes

8
Mar
Tom Barnes creates watercolor pieces which are uniquely styled and excitingly colorful. View his work in booth #436.
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LQAF Gallery Spotlight: Dirk Yuricich

3
Dec
Dirk’s photography covers a broad spectrum of styles including photojournalistic studies of cultures and historical subjects, and artistic interpretations of landscapes and flora. Learn more.
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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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LQAF.com Gallery Spotlight: Tom Barnes

8
Mar
Tom Barnes creates watercolor pieces which are uniquely styled and excitingly colorful. View his work in booth #436.
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LQAF.com Gallery Spotlight: Tom Dumke

13
Feb
Tom Dumke creates finely crafted, heirloom quality solid wood furniture. View his work in booth #817.
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LQAF Response To Desert Sun Report

7
Jul
There is much more to the story and LQAF wishes to share the following information to provide full context to our evaluation process.
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Artist Marketing Opportunities

17
May
Take advantage of these artist marketing opportunities for art patrons to discover you and look for your booth at La Quinta Arts Festival.
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Press Releases

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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La Quinta Arts Foundation Seeks Scholarship Applicants

23
Jan
(La Quinta, CA – January 25, 2016) La Quinta Arts Foundation Seeks Scholarship Applicants La Quinta Arts Foundation (LQAF) Visual Art Scholarship Applications for the 2016/17 Academic Year are now available online at https://lqaf.com/lqaf-community/visual-arts-scholarship-application/ The deadline to submit applications is Friday, March 25, 2016 at 4:00 pm. For questions call 760-564-1244, ext. 103. Qualified applicants must have applied, or ...
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Back to Back AUU Exhibits Feature Local Artists

23
Dec
(La Quinta, CA – December 23, 2015) Back-to-Back Art Under the Umbrellas Slated at Old Town La Quinta January 16 & 23 La Quinta Arts Foundation will stage two Art Under the Umbrellas shows at Old Town La Quinta on consecutive Saturdays: January 16, 2016 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend) and January 23, 2016. Both events run ...
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Scholarships

LQAF Scholar Spotlight: Rio Chacon

15
Oct
Rio Chacon is studying Cinema and Television Arts at CSU Fullerton. Learn more about his creative journey in filmmaking.
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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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Supporters

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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La Quinta Arts Festival® Sponsor Spotlight: Rabobank

16
Feb
We are grateful to Rabobank for their continued commitment with La Quinta Arts Foundation as a Corporate Sponsor of the 36th La Quinta Arts Festival.
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La Quinta Arts Festival® Sponsor Spotlight: So Delicious Dairy Free

26
Jan
So Delicious Dairy Free invites you to enjoy samples of coconut and almond based dairy-free delights, March 1-4, 2018 at La Quinta Arts Festival®.
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Sponsor Spotlight: Rabobank

2
Feb
La Quinta Arts Foundation thanks and salutes Rabobank for our long-standing partnership.
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New La Quinta Arts Festival Partner: A & M Home Builders

29
Jan
We are proud to extend a warm welcome and a big Thank You to A&M Home Builders, our new partner of La Quinta Arts Festival 2016.
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