Quad City Arts Annual Call For Proposals Open To Area Artists
Quad City Arts invites artists residing within a 250-mile radius of Rock Island, IL to submit a proposal for a gallery exhibition during 2021-22. Selected artists will be paired with one or two additional artists for a 2-month long exhibition between July 2021 through August 2022 in one of our two large exhibit spaces. Cohesive bodies of work are highly desired. All media will be considered. To enter, go to
QuadCityArts.com and click on the Programs tab, then Visual Art Opportunities. The entry fee is $10. The deadline: Jan. 1, 2021.
Quad City Arts’ Rock Island Gallery occupies a 1908 department store space, with the original wood ﬂoors and a 14′ high, tin ceiling. The exhibition gallery has 1500 sq. feet of space and 106 running feet of wall space. There are ﬂoor-to-ceiling north facing windows looking out to the Mississippi River. This space is ideal for large work, both 2D and 3D.
Art at the Airport Gallery is in front of the arrival/departure seating area in the Quad City International Airport, Moline. It houses 1,600 square feet of exhibition space in ﬂoor to ceiling glass cases. Numerous outlets and controlled lighting make this an ideal space for works incorporating lighting or video. It can accommodate works up to 7’ tall and sculptures 4’ wide. Over 2 million visitors pass through this space annually
Quad City Arts is a nonprofit local arts agency dedicated to enriching the quality of life in the Quad City region through the arts. Support for art exhibitions is provided by the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Quad City Arts Gallery is located at 1715 Second Avenue in the Arts and Entertainment District of Rock Island. Gallery hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m.–5 p.m. For more information, contact Dawn Wohlford-Metallo 309-793-1213 X108, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.