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Bettendorf Artist/Gallery Owner and Q-C Students Share Thrills of Italy Trip

July 10th, 2021
Bettendorf Artist/Gallery Owner and Q-C Students Share Thrills of Italy Trip

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! Even though four of the group of 10 students and adults who recently returned from a two-week trip to Italy had been there before, it was a unique, life-changing experience for all involved. Pat Bereskin – longtime artist, teacher and owner of Bereskin Art Gallery & Academy, 2967 State St., Bettendorf – has taken summer trips to Italy every year since 2004, except... Read More

New Bereskin Gallery Exhibit Raises Awareness, Money for Clean Water in Africa

May 1st, 2021
New Bereskin Gallery Exhibit Raises Awareness, Money for Clean Water in Africa

Saturday in the Arts is a weekly feature covering a trend, subject, event or personality of local interest. It runs every Saturday morning on your site for the best entertainment and arts coverage in the area, QuadCities.com! The intertwined arts of photography, painting and filmmaking can produce a tide of emotion and giving in ways that simple words often cannot. That trio of talents are behind the latest exhibit at Bereskin Gallery & Art Academy, 2967 State St., Bettendorf. Pat Herath, executive director and founder of Moline-based Wells 4 Wellness, met this spring with Pat Beréskin, the... Read More

Bettendorf’s Bereskin Gallery Debuts New Photography Show, Opening Reception Friday

February 4th, 2021
Bettendorf's Bereskin Gallery Debuts New Photography Show, Opening Reception Friday

Joe Maciejko has been shooting beautiful photos for far longer than Paige Magistrelli has been alive, but both passionate Bettendorf residents are among 23 area artists who will have their photography on display in February at the Bereskin Gallery and Art Academy, 2967 State St., Bettendorf. Five other Q-C photographers are part of a new ongoing campaign to promote the work and purpose of United Way Quad Cities. While gallery owner Pat Bereskin has featured photography for sale since she first opened the Bettendorf venue in 2017, this is her first full exhibit of photos. The Photographic Exploration... Read More

Beréskin Gallery Features Marine Life Art by Bettendorf Native

August 3rd, 2020
Beréskin Gallery Features Marine Life Art by Bettendorf Native

Bold colors and dramatic imagery swim from the paintings of Bettendorf native and marine life artist Brian Buckles. The sea life captured on canvas by Buckles reflects his fascination with these creatures – mostly sharks, but sea turtles, dolphins and sea otters as well — and his passion for raising awareness and funding for the “proper management of marine life for generations to come,” according to a statement on his website. Buckles’ paintings are featured in a new show, “Art for the Sea” at Beréskin Gallery and Art Academy, 2967 State St., Bettendorf. The opening reception... Read More

Bucktown Final Friday Toasts MidCoast Artists

January 27th, 2017
Bucktown Final Friday Toasts MidCoast Artists

On Friday, January 27, at 6 p.m., Bucktown Center for the Arts is hosting a Mid-coast fine arts gallery opening of Bucktown Invitational show. This gallery features the works of Gwen Patton, Brad Bisbey, Heidi Johnson Brandt, Pat Bereskin, David Zahn, Juliet Hightower Stock, Dan Johnson, Tony Seabolt, Jeanne O’Melia, Karen Blomme, Robert Zeidler, Joseph Obleton, Dee Shricker, and Les Bell. A lecture shall be presented by Sherry Maurer on the images of Love in Art, the expanded space for Boho Chic. This event shall also feature Silence and the Song! The paintings of Les Bell, in the Bereskin Fine... Read More

Partnership Provides the Community with A Look At The River Through Artists’ Eyes

October 27th, 2016
Partnership Provides the Community with A Look At The River Through Artists’ Eyes

Local artist Heidi Brandt is launching “Art Meets the River”, a 2017 calendar showcasing Quad City river art from 6 local artists. The project will benefit local non-profit River Action. An art exhibit featuring the calendar art will be held at the Bereskin Gallery located in Bucktown Center for the Arts, 225 E. 2nd Street Davenport, from October 28th through November 12. An opening reception will be held at Bucktown’s Final Friday event, October 28th from 6 to 9 p.m. The second year of the project features six local artists and their different art forms to further showcase the talent in... Read More