DAVENPORT, IOWA (September 13, 2022) — West Davenport artist Mona Ritemon will be exhibiting her latest paintings an art reception and sale at the West Davenport Arts Council gallery wall of the Metropolitan Community Church of the Quad Cities in Davenport on Sunday, September 18, 2-5PM.

Mona is both a visual and performing artist. She is well-known for her dejembe drumming for events around the Quad Cities. She has also long been a painter, and previously had her work displayed at the Arts Gallery in Rock Island.

“I began drawing in grade school. Being dyslexic and undiagnosed at the time, art was my friend, my companion, my love. But I began truly painting in my forties. The paintings now exhibited are my grown, Black, proud paintings and I hope you will stop by to enjoy them.”

Partial view of Mona Ritemon Exhibit

For more information about the artist or this exhibit, please contact artist Mona Ritemon at 719.229.8752.

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