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Midcoast Fine Arts and Davenport’s Bucktown Feature Doty, Williams, McFarland Artworks

February 16th, 2020

Midcoast Fine Arts and Bucktown in downtown Davenport have got two great new exhibits adorning the walls over the next month. The art of Jane Doty and Amber Williams runs through March 28 at Bucktown. Amber Williams has worked in collage since childhood and refocused on the medium in 2010. “I deconstruct materials by color, pattern, shape, etc. to create new images.” Her new collages expand the kinds of materials and processes she incorporates, including underlying collages, chips of paint, feathers and polyacrylic phototransfers. She also has moved from landscapes above ground to playful interpretations... Read More

Midcoast Ringing In The ’20s With Awesome Events

January 28th, 2020

Midcoast Fine Arts and Bucktown might be closing up shop in March of this year, but they’re going out with some awesome events and leaving behind a tremendous legacy. You can check out some art exhibits by a variety of talented creators, arts events and more at Bucktown over the next couple of months. Here’s the schedule of events at Bucktown and the other Midcoast venues: Ringing in the ‘20s Final Friday January 31, 6-9 p.m. Bucktown Center for the Arts   Experience a speakeasy created by Bucktown Artists, closing reception for Tony Seabolt, live music by Anthony Catalfano,... Read More

Quad City Arts Bringing New Art To The Airport

October 11th, 2019

Meet local artists in Quad City Arts’ Art @ the Airport Gallery from 5-7 pm on Wednesday, October 16. Light snacks and a cash bar will be available. Free parking vouchers will be available for this event. See collages by Amber Williams, painting by Carla Markwart and artistic birdhouses by 20 Quad City Artists, through October 28, 2019.   Amber Williams creates fascinating collages out of repurposed magazines and paper. She uses many themes in her work including aquatic, landscapes and animals. Her compositions have an incredible amount of detail and her color palette is stunning, filled... Read More

Amber Williams, Ana Garza Moore Take Top Honors at Bucktown

August 29th, 2016

Quad-Cities artists Amber Williams and Ana Garza Moore took the top honors in the Revive 2 art exhibit taking place through August at Bucktown Arts Gallery, 225 East 2nd St.,  Davenport. Williams won the Board Award, chosen by the members of the Bucktown arts board, where Moore took home the Viewers’ Choice Award, voted upon by attendees of the exhibit. “I’m really happy and a little surprised,” said Williams, about the award, which netted her $100 in addition to a certificate of achievement. “Last year I got the people’s choice, which I was really excited about. It’s interesting... Read More