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Art Gallery

Quad City Arts “Art at the Airport”

Bimonthly Exhibit

The following artists incorporate their views of the world into their own art forms.

In addition to the airport gallery, the artist’s works can be seen and purchased online.

Paintings by Kristin Quinn and Ceramics by Megan Quinn

Megan Quinn is a professor at Augustana College in Rock Island, while Kristin Quinn is a professor at St. Ambrose University in Davenport. Megan is a ceramic artist, and Kristin is a painter. The two sisters grew up in a family of five children with parents who were educators. Their dad was a physicist who specialized in optics and provided access to visually stimulating apparatuses: prisms, lenses, holograms, etc. Along with lessons on the natural world, they were encouraged to ask questions. Growing up learning to really look at things and question how things work or what causes things to be the way they are, informs the way they look at art and how they approach their work. Although very different artistically, both enjoy experimentation and are inspired by nature and science. These sister artists approach their different art forms with a similar sensibility.

The exhibit will be available April 30-June 30, 2021.

Quad City Arts’ Art at the Airport Gallery

Art at the Airport in The Quad Cities International Airport is easy to find. It is across from the gift shop and restaurant and right before the security checkpoint. The gallery never closes, and you will 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.

www.quadcityarts.com

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