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 his first full season in the NBA as a member of the Washington Wizards.

Jon Burns is a musician, band leader of the local group Centaur Noir, and a notable Quad-Cities artist whose work has been displayed at numerous galleries in the area. His Q-C Icons series celebrates various people of note who were born, raised or have ties to the Quad-Cities. The series is on display at Rock Island's DeSoto Gallery through the end of August.