Stories tagged with: Featured Artist

April 30, 2014 - 4:52pm
11 weeks 4 days ago

The Artist Colony of Zanesville is highlighting The Heart of Art Studio located on the first floor of the Masonic Temple as their featured artist of the month for May.

Artwork completed by the students at Starlight Industries Adult Shelter Workshop are on display and this month the work of talented artist, Becky Knicely is being featured. She has a few favorite subjects she enjoys to paint.

"Houses. Flowers and more Flowers." said Knicely.

Becky's favorite color...

February 6, 2014 - 7:29pm
23 weeks 4 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 3, 2013 - 6:53pm
1 year 28 weeks ago

A new month means new art for the first Friday Art Walk in downtown Zanesville.

This time those visiting the ZAAP Gallery will get a taste of the past and present. Artists new to the organization will show their work next to those who were past members.

"Sometimes an artist works their craft for so long and then they get a little bit tire and kind of give up," said ZAAP member Gary Graham. "We do a show like this to kind of energize those that had worked and...

February 2, 2012 - 9:54pm
2 years 24 weeks ago

Organizers of the First Friday Art Walk are hoping the warm weather brings out a lot of spectators.

Aaron Chandler is the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project featured artist of the month.  Chandler graduated from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 1996, but he began painting long before then.  He said his art incorporates architecture and history.

"What you're going to see is sights that people might recognize here in town," said Chandler.  "A...

October 5, 2011 - 4:55pm
2 years 41 weeks ago

Friday's Art Walk will feature an artist slightly off the beaten path of Downtown Zanesville.

Ceramic Artist Dan Towning has been working the past 20 years at restoring an old-brick home along Putnam Avenue. Three years ago he opened his own Gallery in the home's downstairs shop.

"It's just the greatest way to represent yourself," said Towning. "People can see you actually making your art and then they can look at the finished pieces."

Unlike...

August 31, 2011 - 4:09pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

September is nearly here....this First Friday Art Walk will feature Tower Studios and Gallery.

The gallery is home to six artists. Each specializes in a different kind of work. Visual artist Linda Regula has been teaching art for 31 years and knows the company of others will feed creativity. Artist Marilyn Knell took her first art lesson with Regula at age 60 and said the motivation came shortly after she decided to paint the inside of her new home.

"I thought I could do...

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