Quad City Arts is proud to facilitate Public Sculpture in the Quad Cities for the ninth year. Six new sculptures have been added to downtown Bettendorf and Rock Island, with two sculptures from 2009 consigned on 2nd Street in Davenport for another year. Works by professional regional artists were selected by competition as follows:
Davenport: Artists and Sculpture Locations:
Bilhenry Walker, Milwaukee, WI: "Circum-Zoidal V" on 2nd St. & Main
Bilhenry Walker, Milwaukee, WI: "Inuite's Bone Sequi III" on 2nd St. in front of the parking garage
Rock Island: Artists and Sculpture Locations:
Donald Horstman, Fenton, MO: "Tsunami" on the corner of 1st Ave & 18th St.
Carol Sue Horstman, Fenton, MO: "Spring Fling" on the plaza in the District
Paul Bobrowitz, Colgate, WI: "Playing Mantis" in Arts Alley in the District
Bettendorf: Artists and Sculpture Locations:
Paul Bobrowitz, Colgate, WI: "Directions" at Martha's Point
Nicole Beck, Chicago, IL: "Asteray" at the Waterfront Convention Center
Brian Alexander, Douglas, MI: "Keyway" at the Waterfront Convention Center
Lynette Power, Chicago, IL: "River Spirit" near Splash Landing at 23rd St. and Middle Road
The Quad City Arts 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 11-5 pm on Saturdays. 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.