FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— September 13, 2016
WHAT: Quad City Arts Art @ the Airport
WHEN: September 3-October 31, 2016
WHERE: Quad City International Airport Gallery, 2200 69th Ave., Moline, IL
WHO: “New Works” by the Cedar River Artisans
Quad City Arts Art @ the Airport presents “New Works” by the Cedar River Artisans for the months of September and October.
The Cedar River Artisans is a group of professional artistsbased in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Members include: Nancy Lindsay, Elizabeth Rhoads Read, Tom Newport, Lou Wendel, Karen Kurka Jensen, Dean Dunkel, Julie Kottal and Marty Mitchell. Individually the members are recognized artists, several of who are represented in the permanent collection of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art and other institutions. The works displayed include oil paintings, sumi-e paintings and sculptures made of steel, wood fired clay and fiber. From realistic landscapes and vistas to abstracts, this exhibition has something for all tastes.
In addition to the art on display in the gallery, three large, stainless steel sculptures by Tom Newport are on exhibit on the median outside the airport. This is the first time that outdoor sculpture has been a part of Art @ the Airport.
Art @ the Airport in The Quad City International airport gallery is easy to find-just across from the gift shop and restaurant and before the security check-point. It never closes and you’ll pay just a dollar for parking.
The Quad City Arts Center Gallery is located at 1715 Second Avenue in the Arts and Entertainment District of Rock Island. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Quad City Arts is dedicated to enriching the quality of life in the Quad City region through the presentation, development and celebration of the arts. This gallery and exhibit is generously sponsored by the Quad City International Airport.