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Written by Dawn Wohlford-Metallo   
Wednesday, 28 March 2012 08:16

Quad City Arts is accepting nominations for a special exhibition titled “Welcome Home Quad Cities.” This exhibit will provide an opportunity for visual artists living outside of a 250 mile radius of the Quad Cities, who have Quad City connections to come back home and share their art with the community.  During East/West Riverfest, from September 7th through September 16th, Quad City Arts’ Rock Island gallery will be hosting multiple receptions with extended hours to give visiting artists and their families’ time to gather and view the exhibit.

To nominate someone you know, send an email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with the artist’s name, contact information and a link to his/her website. Nominations are being accepted until May 30th. A committee of art professionals will choose works from the nominated artists to include in the exhibition. “Welcome Home Quad Cities” will run from August 31-October 26, 2012.

 

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. All Quad City Arts programs are funded in part by Festival of Trees; Quad City Arts Partners; and operating grants from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency; and the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs. Quad City Arts is a nonprofit local arts agency dedicated to the growth and vitality of the Quad City region through the presentation, development and celebration of the arts and humanities. For more information, contact Dawn Wohlford-Metallo 309-793-1213 X108.