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QC Arts Presents High School Art Exhibit

March 26th, 2019

Quad City Arts presents the 42nd Annual High School Art Invitational at Quad City Arts Gallery in Rock Island, from March 30-May 2. The exhibition is open to the public, and includes a reception and award ceremony on Thursday, April 4th from 6:30-8:30 p.m. This exhibition features exemplary works of art selected by each high school art teacher in the region. On the average, 16 schools, 28 teachers and over 170 students are provided the opportunity to show their artwork in a commercial art gallery and compete for over $4000 in scholarships and prizes.  Primary sponsorship is provided by The William... Read More

Celebrate National Inspire Your Heart With Art Day

January 31st, 2018

National Inspire Your Heart with Art Day is a day to reflect on how art affects your heart. Art, in all of its forms, has the power to move us, and to inspire our hearts. Of all the different kinds of art created in the world, those that move us to tears or cause us to burst out in laughter remain with us for a lifetime. National Inspire Your Heart With Art Day is celebrated annually on January 31st. While its origin is unknown, the ways in which you can observe the National Day are plenty. You can visit an art gallery, read a book, listen to music, teach someone to play an instrument, explore... Read More

Con/In-Fluence By Steve Banks And Philip Laber Coming To QC Arts

December 7th, 2017

“Con/In-Fluence,” works by Steve Banks and Philip Laber, both of Davenport, IA, will be on exhibit from December 8th through January 26th 2018 at Quad City Arts Gallery in Rock Island, IL. Steve Banks is most well-known for his extravagant use of mixed media.  Banks creates mixed media painted constructions (primarily on canvas) utilizing oil paint, cardboard, fabric and carved wood. Philip Laber creates traditional intaglio prints with a digital component (primarily the colored areas) along with large pastels and paintings. Both artists explore popular culture with juxtapositions of classical... Read More

It’s Ocho Time For The ARTery

February 10th, 2017

The ARTery, one of the coolest galleries in downtown Rock Island, is turning eight! To celebrate the ocho, the gallery at 1629 2nd Ave., Rock Island, will be having a Birthday Party shindig from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday night. Meet many of your favorite local artists while enjoying live music by our talented friends, T&C. The gallery will also have cake, snacks and drinks to share as always. For more info, see https://www.facebook.com/events/353389325031715/.  Read More

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