and don't miss your chance to see Village in Bloom photos by the following student photographers:
Ali Salter, Bettendorf HS
Mandi Schirm Bettendorf HS
Melanie Munoz Bettendorf HS
Ragan Shade Bettendorf HS
Sabrina Sprout North HS
Don't miss the 3rd annual Village in Bloom Arts Festival in May 2015!!
What: Art exhibits of and for area children, performances for the whole family, exhibits of Isabel and John's artwork, make-and-take children's art activities
Where: The Village of East Davenport
Why: Isabel and John lived, raised their family and created their art in the East Village. We want to celebrate their contribution and encourage young people to get involved in the arts!
Schools and organizations that created sculptures for display at the 2014 festival:
QC Botanical Center; Instructor: Ellen Loechner
Positive Parenting Preschool, Davenport; Teacher: Michele Hancock
Garfield Elementary, Davenport; Teacher: Sherry Smith
Eisenhower Stepping Stones Program, Davenport; Teacher: Stacey Houk
Madison Elementary, Davenport; Teacher: Brian Nickell (K-5)
Madison Elementary School, Davenport; Teacher: Lisa Whalen (5th Grade)
Fillmore Elementary, Davenport; Teacher: Annette Eechaute-Lopez
Jackson Elementary, Davenport; Teacher: Joel Franken
Central High School, Davenport; Teacher: Renee Ott
McKinley Elementary, Davenport; Michelle Lindquist
How did John and Isabel meet? Where did they find their inspiration? Learn more about their fascinating lives in this mini-documentary produced by Alan Sivell and Sam Peterlin from St. Ambrose University.