Thursday - August 22, 2019
Quad Cities USA - Guide to Davenport & Bettendorf Iowa and Rock Island & Moline Illinois
 

Quad Cities Icons: Suzy Bogguss from Aledo, IL – Award Winning Country Artist

August 22nd, 2019

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. Suzy Bogguss is an award winning country artist from Aledo Illinois who gained critical acclaim and charted multiple times with singles on the country billboard during the early 90s.  Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Madison Keys from Rock Island, IL – Professional Tennis Player

August 21st, 2019

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. Madison Keys is a professional tennis player from Rock Island, IL. She reached a career high no. 07 ranking in 2006 and reached the final match at the 2017 US open.  Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Gene Oliver from Moline, IL – Professional Baseball Player

August 20th, 2019

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. Gene Oliver was a professional baseball player from Moline, IL. He spent most of his 10 year career as a back-up catcher but served as a starter for the Cardinals for two years.  Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Ken Berry from Moline, IL – Actor

August 19th, 2019

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. Ken Berry from Moline, IL was an actor, dancer, and singer whose credits include The Andy Griffith Show, Mama’s Family, and F Troop.  Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Eric Christian Olsen from Bettendorf, IA – Actor

August 18th, 2019

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. Eric Christian Olsen is an actor from Bettendorf, IA. Notable roles include Dumb and Dumberer and NCIS: Los Angeles.  Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Margo Price from Aledo, IL – Country Singer-Songwriter

August 17th, 2019

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. Margo Price is a country singer-songwriter from Aledo, IL. She recieved a 2018 Grammy nomination for Best New Artist. She’s appeared as a musical guest on Saturday Night Live and on an episode of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown.  Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Lissie from Rock Island, IL – Singer-Songwriter

August 16th, 2019

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... Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Lara Flynn Boyle from Davenport, IA – Professional Actress

August 15th, 2019

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. Lara Flynn Boyle is an actress from Davenport, IA most famous for her roles as Donna Hayward on Twin Peaks and Stacy from Wayne’s World.  Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Bonnie Bartlett from Moline, IL– Professional Actress

August 14th, 2019

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. Bonnie Bartlett is an actress from Moline, IL. With a career spanning more than 60 years she has had many guest spots throughout the decades. Her most memorable role was as Ellen Craig on the television program St. Elsewhere.  Read More

Quad Cities Icons: Lisa De Leeuw from Moline, IL – Adult Film Star

August 13th, 2019

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. Lisa De Leeuw was an adult film star from Moline, IL. She starred in over 200 films in the 1980s during a time known as the golden age of porn. She allegedly died in 1993 due to complications of AIDS, but there is still some confusion surrounding her death. At the time the disease was... Read More

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