Stories tagged with: first friday art walk

February 29, 2012 - 6:21pm
2 years 6 weeks ago

The month of March begins this week, so it's time for the First Friday Art Walk.

Schimmel Fitness is the featured business to host the event this month. It is currently housing the art work of Rick Crooks, a metal sculptor from Crooksville. Owner Bill Schimmel said he's amazed by Crooks' art, his creativity, and vision.

"I just really enjoy the fact that it's all common items that we see in junkyards, and instead of these items filling junkyards, I think it's really neat...

February 1, 2012 - 5:50pm
2 years 10 weeks ago

It's the start of February, meaning it's time for the First Friday Art Walk in downtown Zanesville.

This months featured artist is Documentary and Freelance Photographer Michelle Black. Black specializes in child photography and said her inspiration began with her son.

"It made me start focusing on how to be patient when you're with children and how to soothe and comfort them," said Black. "It took me about three or four years to realize I wanted to...

January 4, 2012 - 3:19pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

The First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Zanesville will expanded their focus to recognize the art of dance.

Movement on Main Center for Dance will be January's Featured Artist of the Month. Founder and Director Whitney Joseph studied ballet in Zanesville for nearly 10 years before continuing her studies at Ohio University. Today her focus is to encourage her students.

"My ultimate goal is to provide some really sound dance technique to back up dance as an art form," said...

December 1, 2011 - 5:09pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

The monthly First Friday Art Walk in downtown Zanesville is this Friday.

The Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project- Z.A.A.P- will feature Abstract Artist Marie Lakorenos. Lakorenos said her interest in art began in 5th grade, but it wasn't until her own children later grew up that she was able to fulfill her passion.

"When I'm painting, and I'll be painting a while, then a couple hours later I'll look at it and say, wow did do that? I mean where was I when I did that,...

November 30, 2011 - 5:35pm
2 years 19 weeks ago

They say art comes from the heart, and that's certainly the case for Mary Wade, who is being recognized as December's Artist of the Month.

Wade is a member of the Heart of Art Studio, which is an art program for people who attend Muskingum Starlight Industries, a sheltered workshop for adults with developmental disabilities. Artist Diana Geidenberger said it's a place where both the art process and the art product are valued.

"I guess it's just the one space at the workshop...

November 3, 2011 - 2:13pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

The Z.A.A.P Art Gallery in Downtown Zanesville will feature two local artists at this First Friday's Art Walk.

Multi Media Artist Teresa Caw includes many natural elements in her work. Her display of mainly stain glass, not only includes window pieces but wall hangings and pet memorials as well.

"She just doesn't do a square piece for a window, she'll do square, oblong, rectangular, oval, round," explained Z.A.A.P's Gary Graham. "She'll use not only stain...

November 2, 2011 - 5:25pm
2 years 23 weeks ago

The First Friday Art Walk is this Friday in Zanesville, and the Artist Colony of Zanesville is featuring 22 artists.

Gallery G at the Masonic Temple on 4th Street is the Artist of the Month.  Owner Bob Grayson said many of the artists are couples.

"When there's an artist who does artwork, his wife or girlfriend may say she supports him, but very few times do they say they want to do it too," said Grayson.

Bob "Yabo" Wilson and Tina Maxwell are one...

October 6, 2011 - 2:25pm
2 years 27 weeks ago

The monthly First Friday Art Walk is this Friday night in Zanesville. ZAAP Art Gallery in the downtown will feature paintings from artist Hong Yin.

Originally born in China Yin's inspiration comes from her families descent from the Tibetan Plateau.

Living in Ohio for nearly 15 years, Yin now teaches art history and graphic design at Muskingum University. Although she is only able to visit the Tibetan Plateau on occasion, she has found a similar admiration for the City...

September 1, 2011 - 4:51pm
2 years 32 weeks ago

The Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project- more commonly known as Z.A.A.P will feature Zanesville Artist and Native Rebecca Terrible.

Growing-up in the area Terrible came to recognize and love the familiar landscape of Ohio trees.

"They're strong and beautiful and changeable," said Terrible. "I love the trees of fall, and the spring tree. They're permanent they are something you can depend on."

Terribles art work mainly consists of oil paintings and...

August 31, 2011 - 4:09pm
2 years 32 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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