Learn About This Year's Sculptures

Take a Virtual
Sculpture Stroll:
the RB&W district

The Rock Falls Tourism Department has opened up the selection process to artists who would like to enter a sculpture for consideration. Eight sculptures will be chosen by the Rock Falls Tourism Committee. The new sculptures will be installed on August 23, 2024. Artists chosen will be given a $1,250 stipend, as well as other benefits. Please contact Rock Falls Tourism at 815-622-1106 for more information. Entry deadline is June 1, 2024. 

The Art in the Park Sculpture Walk is located at the RB&W District – 201 East 2nd Street, just west of the Holiday Inn Express & Suites. There are 10 sculptures within the RB&W District, as well as one sculpture on 1st Avenue which is adjacent to the RB&W District and another sculpture located on the East side of the Holiday Inn Express & Suites parking lot. 

The RB&W District is open all year and welcomes bicycling, jogging, and is accessible to persons with disabilities. Dogs on leash are welcome and pick-up and disposal of droppings is mandatory. Bicycle rentals are available May through October each year. Many community events are held here throughout the year. 

Hear it from the Sculptors

While at the park, be sure to download the otocast app to hear about the sculptures directly from the creators

Gail Katz-James
Minneapolis, MN

Title of sculpture: Fanflare

Nicole Beck
Chicago, IL

Title of sculpture: Effloresce

James Haire
Ft. Collins. Colorado

title of sculpture: How Many Kisses

David Zahn
Moline, Illinois

Title of sculpture: Seeing Everything

Michael Young
Chicago, Illinois

title of sculpture: Inner Light

Gregory Mendez
Decatur, Indiana

Title of sculpture: Kometes

Tim Adams
Webster City, IA

Title of Sculpture: The Other Extreme

Tim Adams
Webster City, IA

title of sculpture: Glow From Within

Charles Yost
Chicago, Illinois

Title of Sculpture: Apparition Schmoosh

Gregory Mendez
Decatur, Indiana

title of sculpture: Nemesis

Phillip Mattox
Sterling, Illinois

Title of Sculpture: Demise

Kirk Seese
Lutherville, Maryland

title of sculpture: Tree Branches

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