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Tim Schiffer, Former Figge Art Museum Director, to Exhibit at Bereskin Gallery

May 26th, 2021
Tim Schiffer, Former Figge Art Museum Director, to Exhibit at Bereskin Gallery

Tim Schiffer, former executive director of the Figge Art Museum (2012-2019), will show 15 of his new paintings at Bereskin Gallery & Art Academy, 2967 State St., Bettendorf. The exhibit – “Paintings Within Paintings” – will be on display May 28th through July 28th. An opening reception with the artist (who recently moved to Tucson, Ariz.) will be held Friday, June 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. “Tim Schiffer has been a moving force in the arts here in our area,” says Pat Bereskin, gallery owner, artist and art teacher. “As past director of the Figge, during his tenure, he made great... Read More

Bereskin Gallery Showcases Artist Steve Banks in New Exhibit Through April

March 4th, 2021
Bereskin Gallery Showcases Artist Steve Banks in New Exhibit Through April

The Bereskin Gallery and Art Academy, 2967 State St., Bettendorf, will highlight the multimedia artworks of Davenport artist Steve Banks in March and April. An opening reception with Banks will be held Friday, March 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Banks’ new exhibit. “Construct/Destruct,” emphasizes the architectural underpinnings in his artwork, which includes several ceramic sculptures. There are 25 pieces — both two-dimensional and three-dimensional works – in the gallery. “It’s something this area hasn’t seen. This is the first time he’s ever exhibited anything like this,”... Read More

Quad City Arts Leading Galleries In Celebration Of Female Empowerment

September 5th, 2020
Quad City Arts Leading Galleries In Celebration Of Female Empowerment

Quad City Arts is partnering with several local institutions to celebrate women’s empowerment and work by female artists. This month marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting women’s constitutional right to vote. This historic centennial offers an unparalleled opportunity to commemorate a milestone of democracy and to celebrate the achievements of women — especially in the arts. Quad City Arts’ September and October exhibition at Quad City International Airport, Moline, titled “A Portrait of Remarkable Women,” will feature... Read More

Quad City Arts Partners With Other Q-C Art Venues On Female Empowerment

August 27th, 2020
Quad City Arts Partners With Other Q-C Art Venues On Female Empowerment

In this time of paralyzing pandemic, unreal unemployment, furious racial unrest and bitter political division, we could all use some simple peace and beauty. The eloquent, inspiring artist Cecile Houel provides it – displaying 20 deeply penetrating portraits of Nobel Peace Prize winners throughout the Quad-Cities, in a cooperative exhibit starting Friday. Convinced that art can contribute to world peace, the 56-year-old French woman started the “Nobel Peace Prize Collection: Peace Starts Within” in 2014, to celebrate all of the Nobel Peace laureates of the prestigious Nobel Foundation since... Read More