New Artist of the Month

by Courtney Wheaton on May 1, 2013 at 5:05 am

The Artists Colony of Zanesville is featuring their new Artist of the Month.

Mark Bellew does his work at the Heart of Art Studio which is an art program for artist who attend Muskingum Starlight Industries. The program allows adults with developmental disabilities to work in a safe creative environment, Bellew says he is passionate about the work he does.

" I started doing art there and loved it it was man I tell you it was thumbs up fun, " Bellew Said.

Bellew says that he uses swirls, dots and lots of color in his work .He is excited that people seem to like his artwork.

"Yes, they love it. Since we’ve started this new gallery here a lot of my art has sold and its been really nice here, " Bellew Said.

Bellew’s work will be displayed in the Artists Colony First Friday Art Walk. You can also see his work downtown at the Masonic Temple, 6 days a week. He is best known for his fish that are made from recycled materials.