Stories tagged with: Art

February 18, 2016 - 5:51pm
3 weeks 6 days ago

The Zanesville Museum of Art's is opening the "Imaginative Chang'an" exhibition.

This exhibition is a collaboration between the Zanesville Museum of Art and Downtown Zanesville Artists and professors.

"My hometown China and my hometown in America. Both cities seems like a bridge. And these artists across that bridge. I want to bring American artists to China next," said Muskingum University Art Professor Yan Sun.

People are invited to come out to see the...

August 4, 2015 - 4:00pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

Artists from all across the country will fill Zane's Landing Park this weekend for a popular Zanesville celebration.

One hundred artists will put their masterpieces on display this Friday and Saturday for the 8th annual Y-bridge Arts Festival. A wide range of art mediums will be for sale, including pottery and fine art.

"We have a full scale of entertainment coming, the 'Wayfarers' will be our opening act Friday night, and then there will be entertainment going on throughout...

July 25, 2015 - 2:13pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

Local artists showcased their masterpieces at the Howard Chandler Christy Art Guild Festival Saturday.

The 48th annual event took place at The Grove in McConnelsville. Artists from all over the community featured an eclectic variety of art, including photography, paintings, and sculptures. Crooksville metal sculptor, Rick Crooks said it's rewarding to see the public experience his craft first-hand.

"It's fun putting it together and having people be able to identify when I...

December 4, 2014 - 7:17pm
1 year 37 weeks ago

This month's Z.A.A.P. Featured artist of the month is Jane Evans.

Evans art studio is located in the lower level of Z.A.A.P gallery on Main Street. There she creates art pieces working with needle felted wool.

"Well I discovered this thing called needle felting because I was selling the supplies to people for it and I thought i'd try it myself about three years ago, and I found out I could. I made some little animals, some sheep and then I joined Z.A.A.P and they treated me...

February 5, 2014 - 6:10pm
2 years 28 weeks ago

The Artist Colony of Zanesville has named their February artist of the month.

Stoey Stout is this month's artist of the month. Stout, who works full time for Zandex Health Care, is a founding member and director of "Pyrotechnica," and also plays the Native American flute.

"I do like to organize things into a beautiful form," said Stout. "And so I'm doing this with some music where our Pyrotechnica fire and light performance group is gonna be at Gallery...

January 24, 2014 - 7:31pm
2 years 30 weeks ago

With the release of the new movie Monuments Men quickly approaching, the Zanesville Museum of Art is featuring donated work given by a soldier who saved architectural wonders during World War II.

Stewart Leonard was the first director of ZMA from 1936 to 1941, from there he joined the army as volunteer. He served in the bomb disposal unit where he had the opportunity to save art work from being destroyed or looted during the war.

"One of his major accomplishments is that he...

December 12, 2013 - 6:50pm
2 years 36 weeks ago

The Y-Bridge Arts Festival is about nine months away, but planning has already begun.

The 2014 festival will be held at Zane's Landing. Co-director of the festival, Linda Regula, created the festival back in 2009. For the first three years it was held on the Y-Bridge, then in 2012 it was held at Zane's Landing and this past August, it was held at Colony Square Mall. Although the festival won't be on the bridge itself, Regula says she's happy it's back downtown.

"Well there's...

December 5, 2013 - 6:17pm
2 years 37 weeks ago

Zanesville's art community is having an art walk Friday night.

The art walk will start at 5 o'clock Friday evening at the Z.A.A.P. Art Gallery located on Main Street in downtown Zanesville. Local artist and Z.A.A.P. member, Gary Graham, says people can expect to meet the artists and see a variety of winter-themed artwork.

"What they can expect by going around to different galleries and studios is you'll see local artwork, original artwork in all mediums and prints, note...

November 1, 2013 - 4:06pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

The 2nd Annual Canvas, Corks and Cookies event is this Saturday, Nov. 2 at the new Fieldhouse Foundation Event Center in the Sunrise Center Plaza. The event, which is open to the public, is the biggest fundraiser for the organization and will feature wine and food tasting, over 150 silent and live auction items and live music.

 "We just really want to invite people in, expose them to what the organization is about, ya know, women helping women and in addition to just...

October 2, 2013 - 4:56pm
2 years 46 weeks 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...

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