village in bloom

A celebration of the arts in the Village of East Davenport


May 3, 2014

 

village in bloom
Summer Evening Village of East Davenport: Spring Day: Celebrating our History:

 

Don't miss the 2nd annual Village in Bloom Arts Festival Sat. May 3, 2014!!

 

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

 

When: Saturday, May 3, 2014

 

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 creating sculptures for display at the 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, Moline; Teacher: Lisa Whalen (5th Grade)
 
Fillmore Elementary, Davenport; Teacher: Annette Eechaute-Lopez
 
Jackson Elementary, Davenport; Teacher: Joel Franken
 
Moline High School; Teacher: Joel Ryser
 
Central High School, Davenport; Teacher: Renee Ott

McKinley Elementary, Davenport; Michelle Lindquist

 

Check out these fabulous photos from our 1st annual Village in Bloom! And browse the newspaper articles about it!!!

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.