Stories tagged with: artist colony of zanesville

February 5, 2014 - 6:10pm
28 weeks 10 hours ago

The Artist Colony of Zanesville has named their February artist of the month.

Stoey Stout is this month's artist of the month. Stout, who works full time for Zandex Health Care, is a founding member and director of "Pyrotechnica," and also plays the Native American flute.

"I do like to organize things into a beautiful form," said Stout. "And so I'm doing this with some music where our Pyrotechnica fire and light performance group is gonna be at Gallery...

October 30, 2013 - 5:48pm
42 weeks 11 hours ago

This Friday, The Artist Colony of Zanesville will recognize Tower studio's and one of its young artists.

Marilyn Knell is actually in her sixties, but she has only been painting with oil and acrylics on canvas, for the past 8 years. She said she had always been interested in creativity, but never actually painted until recently.

“What it was, we built a new house and I had walls to fill, and it looked like it was going to be expensive to buy other peoples, and I thought...

April 3, 2013 - 6:31pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

The Artist Colony of Zanesville has selected photographer Becky Joseph as it's Artist of the Month for April.

Joseph grew up around photography, first with her grandfather snapping shots of the family in the fifties. Then her creative flare made her pick up the camera and take it outside, capturing flowers and landscapes

"And so I dabbled in that in the early 80s and didn't really do anything with that publicly, and just about maybe 8 years ago or so, I got into continuing...

May 22, 2012 - 5:13pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

A new tool will guide tourists around venues in downtown Zanesville.

The Zanesville Downtown Association and the Muskingum County Community Foundation partnered to produce a tourism map, featuring local artists in the downtown area. Amy Kettner worked with members of the Artist Colony for a year to design it.

"Getting a look that they liked, getting a structure that they all could agree on, and then there were just simple changes like somebody moving their studio and things...

March 1, 2012 - 7:22pm
2 years 24 weeks ago

The Artist Colony of Zanesville is featuring the ZAAP gallery during the First Friday Art Walk.

Gary Graham is one of about 80 members of the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project.  He said many of the artists will be available to answer questions and discuss their work, which ranges from paintings to pottery.

"I think variety is always a nice touch," said Graham.  "Choice is something that we all are privileged to have, and not everyone likes the same type...

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