Read Gallery now accepting exhibit submissions for 2021 and 2022



Read Gallery The Read Gallery is a transformative space for artists to showcase their passions and projects. 

Located inside the Scott Community College (SCC) Library at Scott Community College’s Belmont campus in Bettendorf, the Read Gallery hosts impermanent art exhibits, featuring the work of EICC artists, as well as community artists in the Quad Cities and surrounding areas.  

Currently, the Read Gallery is seeking hanging submissions (paintings, photographs, mixed media) from artists for exhibits lasting 4-6 weeks on display for 2021 and 2022. 

Emerging and young artists are encouraged to apply. 

Interested artists must submit: 

  • portfolio of photos/scans of five (5) pieces - photos/scans must be sent as attachments in JPG format 
  • artist biography (no more than 300 words)
  • title of prospective exhibit
  • brief statement of theme/inspiration of works featured in exhibit 


Portfolio and documents must be sent to the SCC Library via email at with subject heading: Read Gallery Prospective Exhibit.  

Interested artists must have12 hanging pieces ready to display at time of exhibit. 

Contact SCC Library at or call 563-441-4150 during hours of operation Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.