Tuesday - September 17, 2019
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Quad Cities Icons: Margo Price from Aledo, IL – Country Singer-Songwriter

August 17th, 2019

The Quad Cities Icons Series is a collection of paintings by local artist Jon Burns celebrating people of fame and notable achievement who were raised in, grew up around or spent significant time in the Quad-Cities. A showing of the various artworks will take place at Rock Island’s DeSoto Gallery through August. Margo Price is a country singer-songwriter from Aledo, IL. She recieved a 2018 Grammy nomination for Best New Artist. She’s appeared as a musical guest on Saturday Night Live and on an episode of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.  Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Lissie from Rock Island, IL – Singer-Songwriter

August 16th, 2019

The Quad Cities Icons Series is a collection of paintings by local artist Jon Burns celebrating people of fame and notable achievement who were raised in, grew up around or spent significant time in the Quad-Cities. A showing of the various artworks will take place at Rock Island’s DeSoto Gallery through August. Lissie is a singer-songwriter from Rock Island, IL who has gained critical acclaim in the states as well as internationally. Her song “Wild West” and performance were featured on an episode of Twin Peaks. Every year Lissie returns home for her annual Laura’s Legacy concert... Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Lara Flynn Boyle from Davenport, IA – Professional Actress

August 15th, 2019

The Quad Cities Icons Series is a collection of paintings by local artist Jon Burns celebrating people of fame and notable achievement who were raised in, grew up around or spent significant time in the Quad-Cities. A showing of the various artworks will take place at Rock Island’s DeSoto Gallery through August. Lara Flynn Boyle is an actress from Davenport, IA most famous for her roles as Donna Hayward on Twin Peaks and Stacy from Wayne’s World.  Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Bonnie Bartlett from Moline, IL– Professional Actress

August 14th, 2019

The Quad Cities Icons Series is a collection of paintings by local artist Jon Burns celebrating people of fame and notable achievement who were raised in, grew up around or spent significant time in the Quad-Cities. A showing of the various artworks will take place at Rock Island’s DeSoto Gallery through August. Bonnie Bartlett is an actress from Moline, IL. With a career spanning more than 60 years she has had many guest spots throughout the decades. Her most memorable role was as Ellen Craig on the television program St. Elsewhere.  Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Lisa De Leeuw from Moline, IL – Adult Film Star

August 13th, 2019

The Quad Cities Icons Series is a collection of paintings by local artist Jon Burns celebrating people of fame and notable achievement who were raised in, grew up around or spent significant time in the Quad-Cities. A showing of the various artworks will take place at Rock Island’s DeSoto Gallery through August. Lisa De Leeuw was an adult film star from Moline, IL. She starred in over 200 films in the 1980s during a time known as the golden age of porn. She allegedly died in 1993 due to complications of AIDS, but there is still some confusion surrounding her death. At the time the disease was... Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Chasson Randle from Rock Island, IL – Professional Basketball Player

August 12th, 2019

The Quad Cities Icons Series is a collection of paintings by local artist Jon Burns celebrating people of fame and notable achievement who were raised in, grew up around or spent significant time in the Quad-Cities. A showing of the various artworks will take place at Rock Island’s DeSoto Gallery through August. Chasson Randle is a professional basketball player from Rock Island, IL. He went to Stanford for college and led his team to the sweet sixteen in the NCAA tournament his junior year. He’s bounced around for a few years playing professionally in America and Europe. Chasson just completed... Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Roger Craig from Davenport, IA – Three Time Super Bowl Champion

August 11th, 2019

The Quad Cities Icons Series is a collection of paintings by local artist Jon Burns celebrating people of fame and notable achievement who were raised in, grew up around or spent significant time in the Quad-Cities. A showing of the various artworks will take place at Rock Island’s DeSoto Gallery through August. Roger Craig is a former NFL player from Davenport, IA. He is a three time Super Bowl champion who amassed a number of records and accolades during his career playing mostly with the San Francisco 49ers.  Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Acie Earl from Moline, IL – Professional Basketball Player

August 10th, 2019

The Quad Cities Icons Series is a collection of paintings by local artist Jon Burns celebrating people of fame and notable achievement who were raised in, grew up around or spent significant time in the Quad-Cities. A showing of the various artworks will take place at Rock Island’s DeSoto Gallery through August. Acie Earl is a former NBA player from Moline, IL. He attended college at the University of Iowa and went on to be drafted to the Boston Celtics in the first round of the 1993 draft.  Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Linnea Quigley from Davenport, IA – Actress

August 9th, 2019

The Quad Cities Icons Series is a collection of paintings by local artist Jon Burns celebrating people of fame and notable achievement who were raised in, grew up around or spent significant time in the Quad-Cities. A showing of the various artworks will take place at Rock Island’s DeSoto Gallery through August. Linnea Quigley is an actress from Davenport, IA often referred to as a “scream queen” of the horror movie scene. Illustrated here as her most famous character Trash from the movie Return of the Living Dead.  Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Julia Michaels from Davenport, IA – Singer Songwriter

August 8th, 2019

The Quad Cities Icons Series is a collection of paintings by local artist Jon Burns celebrating people of fame and notable achievement who were raised in, grew up around or spent significant time in the Quad-Cities. A showing of the various artworks will take place at Rock Island’s DeSoto Gallery through August. Julia Michaels is a singer songwriter from Davenport, IA. Early in her career she wrote songs that were recorded by the likes of Selena Gomez, Demi Lovato, Britney Spears, Gwen Stefani, and more. Her own debut single reached 11 on the billboard charts and she had another song of her’s... Read More

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