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Artistic Trial by Jury PDF Print E-mail
Art - Feature Stories
Written by Mike Schulz   
Tuesday, 13 September 2005 18:00
At Riverssance, collectors and connoisseurs of art have the opportunity to purchase the works they most love, but their creators are competing with one another for more than just a sale. They’re also competing for a share in the festival’s $3,000 awards purse.

 
Riverssance 2005: Art, Music, Comedy, and “Spirits” Soaring PDF Print E-mail
Art - Feature Stories
Written by Mike Schulz   
Tuesday, 13 September 2005 18:00
Attendance for the 16th annual Riverssance Festival of Fine Art in 2003 – the first year the event was presented in conjunction with MidCoast Fine Arts – was estimated at about 15,000 people. But last year’s festival drew roughly 12,000 attendees, a number that Riverssance Director Larry DeVilbiss admits was well below expectations.

 
Visual and Performance Art Thrive on Downtown’s Second Street PDF Print E-mail
Art - Feature Stories
Written by Mike Schulz   
Tuesday, 02 August 2005 18:00
Since the summer of 2000, when it attracted an estimated 2,000 visitors, MidCoast Fine Arts’ annual ArtStroll street festival has been the go-to event for both area artisans and connoisseurs of the arts, a union of not-for-profit arts and cultural organizations designed to showcase the quality and diversity within the Quad Cities’ art community.

 
Left Bank at Black Hawk State Park PDF Print E-mail
Art - Feature Stories
Written by Mike Schulz   
Tuesday, 07 June 2005 18:00
When searching for a new necklace or a piece to hang in the living room, a state park might not be the first place you’d think to shop. Yet the Black Hawk State Historical Site will soon be teeming with artwork, as the Left Bank Art League presents its 49th annual Fine Art Fair from 10 a.

 
Different Type of High-School Reunion PDF Print E-mail
Art - Feature Stories
Written by Mike Schulz   
Tuesday, 24 May 2005 18:00
Most of us have had the experience of running into someone who went to school with us years earlier. Very little, if anything, usually comes of those chance encounters. But for local artists Nicole Miller and Justin Elvidge, both 22, a surprise meeting has led, a mere four months later, to a shared exhibit of oil paintings at the Peanut Gallery in Rock Island, the first local showing for both Quad Citians.

 
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