Wednesday, July 6, 2011

La Quinta Arts Festival

La Quinta Arts Festival 

La Quinta HiRes PIX for CTA
Call to Artists  

What: Fine Art Festival
Where: La Quinta, CA
When: March 8-11, 2012 (Thursday - Sunday) from 10 am to 5 pm daily


*Consistently ranked among the Top Ten Fine Art Festivals in the Nation by both Artists and Festival Patrons.
*Juried Online by 5 respected authorities from across the country in each  of the 11 media categories.
*Dedicated 24/7 Artist Hotline.
*24 Hour Private Security and Police.
*Leisurely 2 day set-up and tear-down. Also Paid Labor Assistance with flatbed golf carts.
*Artist Hospitality includes morning and afternoon snacks, chilled bottled water throughout the day, a gourmet lunch box delivered daily to each booth. (Artist selects lunch order).
*Impressive Artist Award Reception.  
*Booth Fees from $275 to &775 - all booths located on lush grass.
*Volunteer Booth Sitters - contact by cell phone.
*Limited to 230 Artists.

La Quinta Arts Festival will celebrate its 30th Anniversary in 2012 on the spectacular grounds of the La Quinta Civic Center Campus, a short drive from legendary Palm Springs, California. The Campus is a life-size picture postcard framed by majestic mountains, lush green lawns, and a lake - a spectacular outdoor gallery extolled by Art Fair SourceBook as "the most stunning festival site in the country."

Hosting 230 of the nation's foremost contemporary artists, this four day show attracts an affluent demographic and many wealthy snowbirds who have second homes in the desert. Art sales consistently exceed $2 million each year. The festival runs concurrent with the BNP Paribas Open, an international tennis event, attended by 350,000 of a highly appealing demographic as well as the polo finals - both located a few miles from the festival.

La Quinta Arts Festival requires the Artist to pay a show fee of 20% of all art sales made at, or as a result of participating in La Quinta Arts Festival.  A low booth fee of $275 for a 12x12 space means minimal up-front investment to participate, and allows LQAF to be successful only if the artists are successful. 

Now Accepting Applications through ZAPPlicationTM 
For more information and to apply through ZAPPTM, click HERE: 

Application Fees:
July 1 - Aug. 31 - $35. From Sep.1 - Oct. 31 - $50

Notification: November 18, 2011

Booth Fee Due: December 30, 2011

Artists may also contact Dedicated Artist Helpline:
Phone: 760-564-1244 ext. 112

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