Peter Xiao, professor of art, will show a body of recent paintings and mixed media work called "INuNdATIONS" May 7-June 18. A reception for the artist is from 7-9 p.m. today.
Xiao's work was completed in the last two years through the pandemic, and it comments on global and national realities through art historical parody, satire and direct observation. He paints on unstretched canvas and other surfaces, goes beyond the rectangular confinement and plays with the gallery and floor space.
His co-exhibitor is Loan Marcu from Romania, whose theme is immigration.
Quad City Arts
1715 2nd Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201