Art Gallery

 

Contact:   Dawn Wohlford-Metallo, Visual Arts Director                         

309-793-1213, ext. 108, dwmetallo@quadcityarts.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE— October 23, 2018

WHAT:          Quad City Arts Art @ the Airport Exhibition

WHEN:          Nov 1 - Dec 31, 2018

WHERE:       Quad City International Airport Gallery, 2200 69th Ave., Moline, IL

WHO:            Pam Ohnemus of Davenport, IA, Sri Rao of Iowa City, IA, Quad City Woodturners and Hot Glass artisans

Quad City Arts Art @ the Airport presents paintings by Pam Ohnemus, and Sri Rao, along with sculptural works by the Quad City Woodturners and blown glass created by Hot Glass artists for the months of November and December 2018.

Pam Ohnemus of Davenport, depicts the tall grass prairie, showing different colors and perspectives of the plant life that can be observed with her acrylic paintings. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sri Rao of Iowa City captures the complex beauty of Iowa landscapes through his acrylic compositions. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Quad City Woodturners are a group of wood workers from Eastern Iowa and Northwestern Illinois who create a variety of unique objects through the process of woodturning.  

Hot Glass, Inc. is a Davenport studio conceived and facilitated by Joel Ryser. Hot Glassoffers a unique model for using art as a means for intervention with at-risk youth and veterans dealing with PTSD.  At Hot Glass, students develop essential skills including teamwork, communication, planning and decision making, as well as specific job-related applications.  The displayed work is the result of teamwork of students and professionals. The colors and textures of this exhibition celebrate the best features of the Midwest.

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.

Quad City Arts is a nonprofit local arts agency dedicated to enriching the quality of life in the Quad City region through the arts.  Support for art exhibitions is provided by the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Quad City Arts Gallery is located at 1715 Second Avenue in the Arts and Entertainment District of Rock Island. 

Gallery hours are Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m.–5 p.m. For more information, contact Dawn Wohlford-Metallo 309-793-1213 X108, or by email at dwmetallo@quadcityarts.com.