With the release of the new movie Monuments Men quickly approaching, the Zanesville Museum of Art is featuring donated work given by a soldier who saved architectural wonders during World War II.
Stewart Leonard was the first director of ZMA from 1936 to 1941, from there he joined the army as volunteer. He served in the bomb disposal unit where he had the opportunity to save art work from being destroyed or looted during the war.
The Y-Bridge Arts Festival is about nine months away, but planning has already begun.
The 2014 festival will be held at Zane's Landing. Co-director of the festival, Linda Regula, created the festival back in 2009. For the first three years it was held on the Y-Bridge, then in 2012 it was held at Zane's Landing and this past August, it was held at Colony Square Mall. Although the festival won't be on the bridge itself, Regula says she's happy it's back downtown.
Zanesville's art community is having an art walk Friday night.
The art walk will start at 5 o'clock Friday evening at the Z.A.A.P. Art Gallery located on Main Street in downtown Zanesville. Local artist and Z.A.A.P. member, Gary Graham, says people can expect to meet the artists and see a variety of winter-themed artwork.
"What they can expect by going around to different galleries and studios is you'll see local artwork, original artwork in all mediums and prints, note...
The 2nd Annual Canvas, Corks and Cookies event is this Saturday, Nov. 2 at the new Fieldhouse Foundation Event Center in the Sunrise Center Plaza. The event, which is open to the public, is the biggest fundraiser for the organization and will feature wine and food tasting, over 150 silent and live auction items and live music.
"We just really want to invite people in, expose them to what the organization is about, ya know, women helping women and in addition to just...
Gallery G in the Masonic Temple Building has named a new artist for the month of October.
After finding a teacher nearly 13-years-ago who helped her improve her skills, Judy Ivoska now paints "whatever catches her eye."
"I've always done crafts, I've always loved them. But I've always been intimidated by painting and I tried to teach myself, it didn't work," said Ivoska. "So I looked for a new teacher and I found one; Priscilla Bridwell and she taught me...
A seamless blend of musical selections and vibrant art were enjoyed by many on Saturday.
The Zanesville Museum of Art received a grant from the PNC Foundation to hold the Musical Color performance series. Composer, David Schuback created the musical arrangements for the event. A small orchestra, accompanied by a singer, played a variety of jazz inspired tunes for the large crowd.
"They are playing some southern jazz, some more 1950's style jazz, they played a Duke Ellington...
Every month, Z.A.A.P. celebrates a different artist and for July, the board is honoring eight new members of the art community. The artists featured specialize in mixed media, photography, word-working, oils, acrylic and water color paintings.
"It's quite a variety from a lot of new people that maybe the community hasn't seen yet this year," said Gary Graham, a member of Z.A.A.P.'s Art Gallery.
You'll be able to view the July artists artwork at the Z.A.A.P. Art Gallery...
Gary Graham says he has been an artist all of his life and travels all along the east coast to capture seascapes with acrylic on canvas.
"I do travel up and down the east coast. I do go from Massachusetts down to the Carolina's and back. So a lot of these paintings on the wall are from North, South Carolina, Hilton Head Island, Bluffton. Anyone that travels those areas will probably find some of these areas familiar to them," said Graham.
The Zanesville Applachian Arts Project is featuring Susan Stubbins, a retired art educator in the Zanesville City School district who has continued her passion for the arts in her own studio in downtown Zanesville.
"I do mostly collage, mixed media artwork. I work with acrylics, watercolor and papers. A lot of them are handmade or hand decorated by myself," said Stubbins.
Stubbins also donated some of her artwork to Z.A.A.P's annual auction that starts this Friday ay 8:...