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February 18 to February 24, 2016

Spectrum Indian Wells Art Show Debuts, Coincides with BNP Paribas Open Tennis Tournament

Brand new four-day art event with cutting-edge artwork, entertainment, and special performances timed with the tennis tournament


pectrum Indian Wells, with presenting sponsor UBS Financial Services, is a juried contemporary art show taking place in the Coachella Valley in Southern California that will run from Thursday, March 17 to Sunday, March 20, 2016. Spectrum Indian Wells is a four-day fine art experience featuring top galleries and artists, happening during the final weekend of the renowned BNP Paribas Open, which drew over 456,000 affluent tennis fans from around the world last year. “We are thrilled to premiere one of our newest art shows, complete with entertainment and innovative art, to be strategically timed with the BNP Paribas Open,” said Eric Smith, president and CEO of Redwood Media Group. “We chose the Coachella Valley in California because, every spring, hundreds of thousands of visitors

attend the tournament bringing in a vast high-net-worth crowd that’s eager to have an experience that extends beyond the tournament and we think seeing and buying great artwork is the perfect match.” The show will take place at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa, a lavish resort nestled against the backdrop of the Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains, just a couple of miles from the Indian Wells Tennis Garden where the tournament takes place. Exhibitors include top galleries, art publishers, and established art studios from across the U.S. and around the world, with mediums ranging from paintings and photography to sculpture, glassworks, and more. Presenting sponsor UBS Financial Services will be inviting their international, national and local clients to early viewings and private parties within the show. UBS will also sponsor a lavish VIP

LA QUINTA ARTS FESTIVAL continued from page 13 or at the gate. Free parking is available in designated areas throughout the Village of La Quinta, along with paid valet ($12) and selfparking ($8) options. No pets allowed with the exception of service animals. La Quinta Arts Festival is presented by La Quinta Arts Foundation (LQAF) in partnership with Premier Sponsor the City of La Quinta. Major corporate sponsors include Rabobank, and La Quinta Resort as Official Resort Hotel Sponsor. Event proceeds have to date funded LQAF scholarship awards totaling $1.2 million to students pursuing an education in the visual arts. More Info:, 760-564-1244, About La Quinta Arts Festival: La Quinta Arts Festival was ranked the #1 Fine Art Festival in the Nation by Greg Lawler’s Art Fair SourceBook in 2013, 2014, and 2015. Presented by La Quinta Arts Foundation, La Quinta Arts Festival is one of the oldest and most esteemed art shows in the country, consistently ranked among the top art fairs held in the United States. Now in its 34th year, the four-day festival will feature the original works of over 220 artists, musical and stage performances, as well as delicious local food and drink. La Quinta Arts Festival is held in the unmatched outdoor lawn setting in La Quinta’s Civic Park. About La Quinta: In addition to the annual Festival every March, visitors and residents alike are drawn to the iconic La Quinta Resort Hotel for respite and desert hospitality. Old Town La Quinta with an array of boutique


shops and restaurants, golf at SilverRock Resort and the unparalleled natural scenic mountains and trails extend the La Quinta experience. There’s something for everyone in La Quinta, the Gem of the Desert, located a short drive east of legendary Palm Springs, CA. About Art Fair SourceBook: Now in its 22nd year of publication, Art Fair SourceBook™ is the bible of the industry. Art Fair SourceBook exists to create an independent one-stop resource for artists and artisans that enables them to more confidently, efficiently, and effectively select the events most likely to optimize their profits. The SourceBook is the most comprehensive guide to the top-selling art fairs and craft shows. About La Quinta Arts Foundation (LQAF): LQAF is a non-profit organization incorporated in 1982 whose mission is “Promoting and Cultivating the Arts.” This is accomplished by producing nationally acclaimed visual and performing art events, forming meaningful partnerships within the community, and providing cultural, education and personal growth outreach programs to all citizens of the Coachella Valley and beyond. Visit us at for more information.

lounge, providing tournament attendees and high-net-worth clients a place to relax and rest. The theme for Spectrum Indian Wells is [EXPANSE]: A vast landscape of artistic imaginings.  Against an expansive desert backdrop, world-class artists and galleries pursue the pinnacle of creative vision. Tickets for Spectrum Indian Wells Opening Night Preview are priced at $50 online and $60 at the door. General Admission tickets are $20 online and $30 at the door. Free General Admission will be granted to anyone with a ticket to the BNP Paribas Open. For more information on Spectrum Indian Wells, please visit SHOW HOURS: Opening Night Preview: Thursday, March 17, 2016 | 5pm – 9pm

art Scene Open Show Days: Friday, March 18, 2016 | 12pm – 7pm Saturday, March 19, 2016 | 12pm – 7pm Sunday, March 20, 2016 | 10am – 5pm VENUE: Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa 44400 Indian Wells Lane Indian Wells, CA 92210 ADMISSION COST: Trade and Press: Free with pre-registration. VIP Opening Night: $50 online | $60 at event. VIP Opening Night plus 3 Day Pass: $75 online | $85 at event. General Public: One-day pass $20 online | $30 at event. Three-day pass $25 online | $35 at event Student/Senior: One-day pass $10 online | $15 at event. Three-day pass $15 online | $20 at event Children (up to age 15): Free. Spectrum Indian Wells, launching its premiere in March 2016, aims to reach hundreds of thousands of art fans via exhibition, education, and special events. Taking place in Indian Wells, California, Spectrum Indian Wells brings a much-needed arts-and-culture element to an area and time of year rich with sporting events and music festivals. The four-day contemporary art show is owned and produced by Redwood Media Group (RMG). For more info, visit


An innovative gallery concept by the design team of Lawrence Lazzaro and Nicholas Hertneck allery Lazzaro is not your typical gallery. Think interior design showroom with the cerebral vibe of a salon centered around great art. Located in The Art Place in Palm Desert, the factory loftturned-gallery offers an ambiance of intimate elegance with an industrial edge. Lawrence Lazzaro and Nicholas Hertneck, owners of Nicholas Lawrence Design, created the space with mindful attention to the overall gallery experience. Plank-style flooring, designed in flow patterns, gently guides people through four distinctive gallery spaces, and strategically placed antiques and furnishings throughout create a sense of scale and what the art might look like in a home. “Since our first business is interior design and architecture, we approached the gallery as interior designers and architects and questioned every aspect along the way,” Lazzaro explained. The design team also renounced the customary white interior favored by many colorful and immediate, which appeals to our galleries, painting the walls Farrow & Ball’s designer/architect aesthetics. With closer Hague Blue — a deep blue-gray that makes study, his work is provocative and intimate, everything look brighter, according to Lazzaro. and these aspects appeal to our art collector “It silhouettes people beautifully and makes the selves,” Lazzaro said of the gallery’s debut show. “We like the idea of representing artists whose art really pop.” On February 19th, from 4pm – 8pm, Gallery work appeals to us as both art collector and Lazzaro celebrates its grand opening with designer/architect.” Gallery Lazzaro • The Art Place Desires of the Collective Unconscious; the 41801 Corporate Way, Ste#13 Works of David Stanton. Enjoy stimulating art Palm Desert, CA 92260 and conversation, and lite appetizers and adult 310.246.8090 libations. “Stanton’s work is exciting and engaging,


Coachella Valley Weekly - February 18 to February 24, 2016 Vol. 4 No. 48  

Coachella Valley Weekly - February 18 to February 24, 2016 Vol. 4 No. 48

Coachella Valley Weekly - February 18 to February 24, 2016 Vol. 4 No. 48  

Coachella Valley Weekly - February 18 to February 24, 2016 Vol. 4 No. 48