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Rock With The RI Artists Market Sunday

September 10th, 2017

Join a variety of local artists and makers this Sunday, September 10th  for the fourth 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. Live music will be provided by Roger Carlson & Friends. 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... Read More

Beaux Arts Falls Into Figge This Weekend

September 7th, 2017

For all things artistic in the Quad Cities, head down to the Figge this weekend! The Beaux Arts Fall Show is heading to Davenport this Saturday Sep 9 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Sunday Sep 10 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission is free! The Figge Plaza will be filled to the brim with premier art, including hand-woven textiles, paintings, jewelry, pottery, woodworking, sculptures, stained glass and much more! Food vendors will also be available on 2nd Street from Harrison to Main. Parking is available in the two parking ramps as well as on the street. Metered parking is free both days! Musical entertainment... Read More

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

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