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 that honors her late Aunt and benefits ALS research.

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.