Stories tagged with: Zanesville Museum of Art

January 19, 2013 - 6:48pm
1 year 27 weeks ago

What is your most prized possession?  A Cleveland photographer based an entire exhibit on that question.

Today Charles Mintz stopped by the Zanesville Museum of Art to talk about his display of 21 photographs.  Each portrait depicts someone holding a carefully chosen "precious" object.

"Trevis brought his inmate card from 25 years ago and his library card," said Mintz.  "He wrote a poem about identity because Trevis wanted to talk about how...

July 21, 2012 - 5:01pm
2 years 1 week ago

The Zanesville Museum of Art kicked off the annual Ohio Exhibition Saturday.

85 entries were selected from 72 artists from all over the Buckeye State and awards were presented to 11 artists for their creations.

Thomas Nelson of Granville took home the title of, "Best of Show" with his painting entitled, "Fields of Home."

Nelson, who grew up surrounded by farm land, said his motivation was to shatter the stereotypical image of rural and Appalachian life...

March 31, 2012 - 5:29pm
2 years 17 weeks ago

People had a chance to see an artist at work Saturday afternoon...

Professor dawson kellogg of the columbus college of art and design demonstrated glass blowing at the zanesville museum of art. Kellogg says he enjoys teaching others about the process of creating his artwork.

"Today I brought some of my students with me. I'm going to have them making little, kind of, traditional emphoric forms, that are similar to the ones that are upstairs," said Kellogg

The...

March 4, 2012 - 6:51pm
2 years 21 weeks ago

Young artists are showing off their creativity...

The Zanesville Museum of Art held its annual K-12 Student Exhibition on Saturday. Museum Director Susan Talbot-Stanaway said it gives art teachers the opportunity to recognize the talents of their students.

"They pick the things that are most representative of the different students in the class, and I think they also try to pick something that's colorful, that would show up in the room, because they know the kids are really...

January 9, 2012 - 12:38am
2 years 29 weeks ago

A rare pottery collection is on display at the Zanesville Museum of Art.

The Grindley Artware Manufacturing Company was born in 1932 in the basement of the Grindley family home in Sebring, Ohio. Arthur King Grindley, who started the company, was born with clay in his blood, as his father worked at a major pottery center in England.  Museum Director Susan Talbot-Stanaway said Grindley made figural pottery for 20 years.

"We have 104 pieces of pottery from the very...

January 7, 2012 - 5:49pm
2 years 29 weeks ago

The Zanesville Museum of Art is featuring the work of a Zanesville native.

Karl Kappes taught three generations of Ohio artists and served as Head of the Art Department at Zanesville's Weller Pottery.  Museum Director Susan Talbot-Stanaway said Kappes was a realist, and his paintings depicted Ohio landscapes and portraits of Ohioans.

"We have everything from drawings with graphite that are done in the dark Munich style with a dark background, focusing the light on the...

December 10, 2011 - 5:39pm
2 years 33 weeks ago

The Zanesville Museum of Art is opening an exhibition that focuses on an iconic era in American history.

"Images of the Great Depression" features photographs made by the Farm Security Administration, Civilian Conservation Corps and Works Projects Administration artists during the 1930s.  Director Susan Talbot-Stanaway said photography influenced how people felt about themselves, their communities and their hopes for the future.

"President Roosevelt wanted...

July 22, 2011 - 5:51pm
3 years 1 week ago

Amazing works of art from some world renowned artists set the stage for a new exhibit at the Zanesville Museum of Art.

63 works of art make up "Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection." All these pieces were purchased or donated to the museum over the years. Two are original Rembrant prints. These pieces represent a large restoration project taking place at the museum.

"Over the past three years we've been aggressively getting things buried in the collection...

May 15, 2011 - 6:48pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

Contemporary Ohio quilts were on display this weekend at the Zanesville Museum of Art.

Sue Cavanaugh was among several artists showcasing their work. Cavanaugh has been stitching since she was a little girl and said she loves being able to create unique designs using various fabrics and dyes.

"While it does relate to traditional quilting in that there are three layers of fabric I use the quilting stitch to help keep texture in my pieces," she said.

Cavanaugh uses...

April 24, 2011 - 5:34pm
3 years 14 weeks ago

WHIZ is highlighting another artist who was showcasing her skills at the Zanesville Museum of Art this weekend.

Meet Hannah Rosner, she specializes in torch work and designs all kinds of jewelry and glass work. Rosner said while taking an art class in college, she realized she'd rather make her own glass beads than use premade ones.

"I don't think I cared at the beginning whether I was any good at it because it was just too much fun and it was more about-- some people find...

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