Sydney Johnson and Heather Nobiling are the featured creators at the latest Taste of Q-C Art at Taste Buds, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island (in the District, across from Bennigans).

The colorful abstract art of Sydney Johnson decorates the walls June 23 through July 6, and Nobiling’s book, “Life Sucks,” will be on hand for sale during that time.

An opening reception for the show will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday. Patrons can meet and talk to the artists and indulge in free coffees, smoothies, candy, snacks and more.

A Taste of Q-C Art is sponsored by QuadCities.com and features new local artists every two weeks, with receptions every other Friday at Taste Buds.

Sean Leary is an author, director, artist, musician, producer and entrepreneur who has been writing professionally since debuting at age 11 in the pages of the Comics Buyers Guide. An honors graduate of the University of Southern California masters program, he has written over 50 books including the best-sellers The Arimathean, Every Number is Lucky to Someone and We Are All Characters.