ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (April 25, 2022) — Lloyd Schoeneman (1951-2001) began his career with Quad City Arts Council in 1978. He worked tirelessly for the organization and was a driving force for art and artists in our community. In his memory, Quad City Arts recognizes and celebrates exceptional leadership in the arts community with an award that embodies his creative spirit and passion.

Recipients will be selected from among the nominees by the volunteer community panelists. The awards will be announced at Quad City Arts' Annual Celebration of the Arts on June 2, 2022 at Rhythm City Casino in Davenport.

Nominations are sought in the following categories. To make a nomination, visit

Outstanding Artist (Performing or Visual):  An individual artist who has made a significant contribution to the arts community in the Quad Cities.

Arts Educator: An individual who has made contributions to the arts community through excellence in arts education, either within or outside of a formal school setting.

Arts Supporter (Individual or Business): An individual or business who has served as a role model for long-term and exemplary support of the Quad Cities arts and cultural community because of their significant contributions of time, expertise, dedication, and/or financial resources.

Quad City Arts is a non-profit arts organization committed to enriching the quality of life in the Quad Cities Region through the arts. All Quad City Arts programs are funded in part by our Quad City Arts Partners (donors like you), Festival of Trees, and operating grants from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, and the Iowa Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs and the National Endowment for the Arts. Quad City Arts is a proud partner with the Quad Cities Cultural Trust.

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