“Buggie” by artist Philip Laber is photographed among home accessories sold at WITHIN. The piece, measuring 36 by 28 inches, is available at Beréskin Gallery and Art Academy

BETTENDORF, IOWA (March 10, 2022) — As people look for ways to refresh and improve their living spaces, two Bettendorf business women are collaborating to make the process easier and more inspiring.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (March 3, 2022) — Longtime Davenport artist Cathy Bolkcom will be exhibiting her latest paintings at an art reception and sale at the new West Davenport Arts Council gallery wall at Metropolitan community Church in Davenport on Saturday, March 5, 1-4PM.

DES MOINES, IOWA (February 15, 2022) — ArtFest Midwest, a two-day fine-art festival held as a featured event each summer during Des Moines Art Week, recently transitioned the organizing body from for-profit (SPPG) to non-profit (ArtFest Midwest Foundation) led by a diverse, artist-majority board of directors.

DUBUQUE, IOWA (February 11, 2022) — All River Road Talent (ARRT) is pleased to announce its membership invite for artists to participate in the 2022 Driftless Region Scenic Art Loop Map. ARRT a not-for-profit, produces the Driftless Region’s only year-round art exclusive art-and-artisan map.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (January 21, 2022) — Life on Earth has been evolving for billions of years. From single-celled organisms to giant blue whales, the story of life is one of trial and error. Mother Nature is continually discovering unique and innovative solutions and strategies that support life on Earth.

ROCK ISLAND, ILLINOIS (December 15, 2021) — Quad City Arts is pleased to announce Arts Dollars grants for the 2022 cycle. Applications are welcome from individual artists, K-12 schools, and non-profit organizations partnering with artists. All art forms are eligible. Since 1990, Quad City Arts has supported the local art community by awarding more than $1,000,000 in grants to local artists, non-profit organizations, and schools.

MUSCATINE, IOWA (November 29, 2021) — In 2020, the Muscatine Public Art Advisory Commission announced a Request for Qualifications, seeking artists to prepare concepts for public art in the roundabout at Mulberry and Second. Seventeen artists from Iowa and throughout the United States responded to the RFQ.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 29, 2021) — The West Davenport Arts Council, in conjunction with Metropolitan Community Church of the Quad Cities (MCC QC), is hosting a wine and cheese art exhibition for local artists Sara Meyer, Karene Nagel, Wendy “Bingo” Fellenzer, Cathy Bolkcom, Cyndi Peterson, Sarah Robb, Jen Hansen, and Mona Ritemon on the evening of Wednesday, December 1, 6-8PM.

DAVENPORT, IOWA (November 9, 2021) — The Putnam’s next exhibition is a ride through history on two wheels. Winter Wheels: Antique Motorcycle Exhibition will run from November 13, 2021 - April 3, 2022. This original, community-curated exhibition features vintage, classic, and antique motorcycles of all makes and models, all displayed at the Putnam Museum and Science Center, the Quad Cities’ Smithsonian Institution Affiliate.

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