Stories tagged with: Artist of the month

June 5, 2014 - 6:38pm
12 weeks 3 days ago

As Zanesville gets set for the First Friday Art Walk Friday evening, the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project wants you to meet their Artist of the Month.

ZAAP recognizes an accomplished artist in the Zanesville community each month to be featured during the art walk.  While the artist for June's name might be Terrible, his photography is far from it.

"It's black and white photography, predominantly," Dan Terrible said.  "I've been...

March 6, 2014 - 7:35pm
25 weeks 3 days ago

The Zanesville Appalachian Art Project has chosen its Artist of the Month for March.

The work of Rosemary Honnold will be on display for guests at the ZAAP gallery. This is the first time her art will be open to the public. Honnold creates a variety of different types of pieces and is excited to share them with others.

"I have landscapes of course and I like painting all types of things almost anything that will hold still for me to paint and as far as people I usually paint...

February 6, 2014 - 7:29pm
29 weeks 3 days ago

The Zanesville Appalachian Art Project chose their Artist of the Month for February.

Mary Ann Bucci will display more than 30 paintings Friday evening. She says most of her paintings are water color or acrylic pieces and the majority of it has never been seen by the public. Bucci says the displays being shown are close to her heart.

"I have one that my little granddaughter Ella loaned to me, I painted flowers for her Ella's flowers and my grandson Owen. I had Owen's...

January 9, 2014 - 7:01pm
33 weeks 3 days ago

The Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project has chosen their featured artist of the month for January.

Kathy Jenkins is a member of ZAAP and this months featured artist. She says she spent almost forty years as a school teacher in the Franklin Local and Zanesville City School districts. Once she retired eight years ago she knew that art would be her full time hobby.

"I had it in my heart that I wanted to become an artist although I had done a lot of drawings and paintings...

October 30, 2013 - 5:48pm
43 weeks 4 days 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...

October 3, 2013 - 5:34pm
47 weeks 3 days ago

The Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project has chosen a featured artist for the month of October.

Cathy white is a member of ZAAP and has lived in Zanesville for the past seven years. She says that the constantly growing art community is what keeps her in town . White creates various types of artwork, but focused on photography for her current display.

"A lot of them are emotional photographs," said White. Leaves, snow, antiques and things, and I think we need to keep in...

October 2, 2013 - 4:56pm
47 weeks 4 days ago

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...

September 4, 2013 - 5:00pm
51 weeks 4 days ago

A local painter is this month's featured artists for Zanesville Appalachian Art Project.

Don Allen is a native of Muskingum County and before his wife passed away in April, the couple would often travel all over the country, where he would get inspiration for his work.

"We always enjoyed vacation together and enjoyed making trips and taking pictures and a lot of times it became a painting. She was a good critic she would always find things I couldn't," said Allen.

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April 3, 2013 - 6:31pm
1 year 21 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...

December 4, 2012 - 7:20pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

Two friends join together to create works of art.

Susan Nash and Susan Stubbins have been friends for a long time. While, they have trouble remembering how long they've run Studio 202 on 3rd Street in downtown Zanesville, these friends encourage each others works.

"I think we can't help but do that. I think subconsciously you just see the same things or some colors she uses might spark my interest and maybe I'll try that kind of combination, but we work in such different...

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