Stories tagged with: Art

September 21, 2013 - 5:55pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

A seamless blend of musical selections and vibrant art were enjoyed by many on Saturday.

The Zanesville Museum of Art received a grant from the PNC Foundation to hold the Musical Color performance series. Composer, David Schuback created the musical arrangements for the event. A small orchestra, accompanied by a singer, played a variety of jazz inspired tunes for the large crowd.

"They are playing some southern jazz, some more 1950's style jazz, they played a Duke Ellington...

July 4, 2013 - 3:05pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

Every month, Z.A.A.P. celebrates a different artist and for July, the board is honoring eight new members of the art community. The artists featured specialize in mixed media, photography, word-working, oils, acrylic and water color paintings.

"It's quite a variety from a lot of new people that maybe the community hasn't seen yet this year," said Gary Graham, a member of Z.A.A.P.'s Art Gallery.

You'll be able to view the July artists artwork at the Z.A.A.P. Art Gallery...

June 6, 2013 - 3:50pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

Gary Graham says he has been an artist all of his life and travels all along the east coast to capture seascapes with acrylic on canvas.

"I do travel up and down the east coast. I do go from Massachusetts down to the Carolina's and back. So a lot of these paintings on the wall are from North, South Carolina, Hilton Head Island, Bluffton. Anyone that travels those areas will probably find some of these areas familiar to them," said Graham.

Graham says to become a...

May 2, 2013 - 4:52pm
3 years 12 weeks ago

The Zanesville Applachian Arts Project is featuring Susan Stubbins, a retired art educator in the Zanesville City School district who has continued her passion for the arts in her own studio in downtown Zanesville.

"I do mostly collage, mixed media artwork. I work with acrylics, watercolor and papers. A lot of them are handmade or hand decorated by myself," said Stubbins.

Stubbins also donated some of her artwork to Z.A.A.P's annual auction that starts this Friday ay 8:...

April 7, 2013 - 7:14pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

A Columbus artist is displaying her nature-inspired sculptures at The Zanesville Museum of Art. The special exhibition called Seeking Harmony with Nature displays both small and large clay sculptures of animals and plants.

"A lot of the inspiration comes from my concern about endangered species and about loss of habitat. And just trying to make some statements regarding those things. And how special and precious animals are," said sculpture artist, Denise Romecki.


April 4, 2013 - 8:17pm
3 years 16 weeks ago

Z.A.A.P. is featuring Carron Baxter in the front window at their 625 Main Street location. Baxter has six acrylics on display that are all for sale. She has also been featured at the Zanesville Museum of Art , The Ohio State Fair, and at Muskingum University for her artwork. Z.A.A.P. is also having a silent auction starting tomorrow.

"Everything in the gallery tomorrow will be up for bidding. And all month long, the whole month of April you can come and view and make a bid on...

February 2, 2012 - 9:39pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

The plain white walls of Zanesville City Hall are bursting with color thanks to a new art exhibit.

Owner of Gallery G Bob Grayson said Mayor Jeff Tilton asked him to organize a display that showcases the work of emerging artists.  Grayson said he's collaborating with area schools to fill city hall with the art of elementary school kids through college students.

"We know that when children and young people are involved, the families follow, and it makes a very strong...

July 28, 2011 - 5:13pm
5 years 2 days ago

About 200 artists and musicians are getting ready to showcase their talents in front of a big crowd.

The third annual Y-Bridge Arts Festival is a growing tradition in Muskingum County.  Zanesville Downtown Association Manager Dana Matz said the committee reached out to the Franklin and Athens counties to create a buzz.

"The importance of it is that Zanesville and Muskingum County have a great art history with our glass houses, our potteries and the various artists that...

March 12, 2011 - 5:19pm
5 years 20 weeks ago

A new art exhibit hits the John McIntire Library.

Artists in the Southeastern Ohio Water Media Society displayed their newest pieces. In the past, the shows theme was a color but, this year they wanted a chance to dig deeper with something more outside the box and less mainstream.

"It could be illustrating a poem, it could be illustrating a song, of course they pick what they want to illustrate, they name it and they make the piece around that so it is quite a variety,...

September 2, 2010 - 7:45pm
5 years 47 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Fair may have wrapped up, but the Z.A.A.P. art gallery in downtown Zanesville is reminiscing their favorite fair moments.

The gallery's theme for September is "A Fair to Remember," featuring each member's replications of distinct memories from their time spent at the county fair.

"It just brings back all kinds of childhood memories. Everybody picks out a different painting that they like because it brings out something from their family...

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