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Iaccarino’s Bold Vibrant Art On Display At Taste Buds

August 8th, 2017

The bold, vibrant art of freedom and artistic expression flowing from the brush of local artist Glorie Iaccarino is on display through August 31 at the latest Taste of Q-C Art at Taste Buds, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island (in the District, across from Bennigans). A reception will be held at 5 p.m. Friday, August 18, featuring free refreshments and snacks and the opportunity to chat with the artist. A Taste of Q-C Art is sponsored by QuadCities.com and features new local artists and authors every two weeks, with receptions every other Friday at Taste Buds.    Read More

The Art Of Donnie Bobb Colors The Walls At Taste Buds

July 16th, 2017

The eclectic and intriguing art of Donnie Bobb will be on display July 8 through 21 at the latest Taste of Q-C Art at Taste Buds, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island (in the District, across from Bennigans). A Taste of Q-C Art is sponsored by QuadCities.com and features new local artists and authors every two weeks, with receptions every other Friday at Taste Buds.  Read More

Looking For Some Fun For Your Little Artist?

July 12th, 2017

Do you have a little artist at home? Do you find their creativity flows when engaged in drawing or painting? How would you like to help them expand their knowledge and confidence? Aimee Ford, with AF Studio, is now offering one-on-one children’s art classes! AF Studio is located at 421 19th Street, in The LeClaire Building downtown Moline. Aimee opened the doors to AF Studio in December of 2016, filling it with her oil paintings, acrylics, watercolors, graphite work and more.  Before this, she worked from her in-home studio. She was busting at the seams with art, so she had to make the break... Read More

The Key To Great Bargains? Skeleton Key Artists Market!

July 6th, 2017

Sunday, July 9th marks the second monthly installment of the 2017 Rock Island Artists‘ Market. Over 20 vendors selling art, hand-crafted goods and more will be set up in the parking lot of Skeleton Key Art and Antiques at 520 18th Street, Rock Island. The market takes place on the second Sunday of each month, June through October, from 12-4 pm. The Rock Island Artists’ Market was formed through a partnership of the Rock Island Arts Advisory Committee and Skeleton Key Art and Antiques. The Rock Island Arts Advisory Committee held public meetings last year to discuss ideas for expanding the arts... Read More

Bobb’s Eclectic, Imaginative Art Coming To Taste Buds

July 6th, 2017

The eclectic and intriguing art of Donnie Bobb will be on display July 8 through 21 at the latest Taste of Q-C Art at Taste Buds, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island (in the District, across from Bennigans). An opening reception for the show will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday. Patrons can meet and talk to the artist and indulge in free coffees, smoothies, candy, snacks and more. In addition to Bobb’s artwork, Sean Leary will be signing  copies of his new science-fiction novel, Black Knight Apocalypse, which is about the ancient aliens that once ruled our planet returning to conquer it and facing off... Read More

Dramatic Art, Hilarious Book Featured At Taste Buds

July 1st, 2017

Sydney Johnson’s dramatic black-and-white drawings and colorful abstract paintings are on display at the latest Taste of Q-C Art at Taste Buds, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island (in the District, across from Bennigans). The colorful art of Sydney Johnson decorates the walls June 23 through July 6, and Heather Nobiling’s book, “Life Sucks,” will be on hand for sale during that time. 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.  Read More

Carlson’s Art, Nobiling’s New Humor Book Featured At Taste Buds

June 22nd, 2017

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... Read More

Carlson’s Abstracts Decorate The Walls At Taste Buds

June 14th, 2017

The colorful abstract art of Misha Carlson decorates the walls through June 22 at the latest Taste of Q-C Art at Taste Buds, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island (in the District, across from Bennigans). An opening reception for the show will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday. Patrons can meet and talk to the artist 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.  Read More

Lundahl Paintings On Exhibit In Historic Building

June 12th, 2017

Augustana College has loaned seven of its works by the painter Frank Lundahl to the Safety Building in Rock Island. This loan was coordinated by the Doris and Victor Day Foundation located in that same building, built 1907-1908. The case where the recently installed works are on display has sat empty for years. Dave Geenen, executive director at the foundation, said he believes “that art needs to be brought to the people and made accessible to all.” Geenen’s hope is that, “people will know that we have lots of history, talent and innovation in the Quad Cities and will celebrate our past... Read More

Sean Leary’s Comic Book Art Flies Onto The Walls At Taste Buds

May 25th, 2017

The graphic novel/comic book art of Sean Leary will be flying onto the walls this weekend at the latest Taste of Q-C Art at Taste Buds, 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island (in the District, across from Bennigans). An opening reception for the show will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Friday. Patrons can meet and talk to the artist and indulge in free coffees, smoothies, candy, snacks and more. Leary will be on hand to also sign copies of his graphic novels in the Dark Equinox series. The series is a YA horror tale about a teenager who survives a suicide attempt and as a result is able to see the world of demons... Read More

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