Stories tagged with: artist colony of zanesville

October 7, 2015 - 2:58pm
17 weeks 4 days ago

The Artist Colony of Zanesville is inviting the public to recognize the creativity of Southeastern Ohio's most talented artists this Saturday.

The Seilers' Studio will host the "Foot by Foot A-Z" event. It's a competitive art show uniting more than 100 artists from Athens County, all the way to Zanesville. The community is urged to join artists from across the region to promote "The Winding Road," a new branding effort to inspire art and tourism in Athens, Muskingum...

September 2, 2015 - 2:55pm
22 weeks 5 days ago

The First Friday Art Walk is fast approaching and the Artist Colony of Zanesville has named their featured Artist of the Month.

This month, the Artist Colony is featuring Charles Leasure, a wood and metal artist from the Zanesville area. Leasure told us more about how he got into this line of work.

"Most of the wood here is on my farm. It comes from my farm. There's some metal work--there's some metal work incorporated in with the wood." Said Leasure, "I come from...

August 7, 2015 - 4:42pm
26 weeks 3 days ago

The 8th annual Y-Bridge Arts Festival kicked off Friday at Zane's Landing Park.

More than 60 visual artists from across the community and beyond filled the park with their one-of-kind pieces. Co-director, Linda Regula said the fun isn't just for the adults, the fest features an entire play area with face-painting and other activities for the kids.

"We have concessions and food, we have entertainment on two stages, we an awesome children's area, they can do hands-on projects...

July 1, 2015 - 4:10pm
31 weeks 5 days ago

In just a few days, fireworks will light up the sky, but before that, hundreds will enjoy the monthly First Friday Art Walk. 

For the month of July, the Artist Colony of Zanesville will feature David Vickers of the Heart of Art Studio. Vickers started drawing dogs around ten years ago. Just few years after that, he began painting. His initial inspiration to draw came from his old dog Brownie the Beagle. That dog is even the center of his favorite piece. 

"I had...

September 24, 2014 - 3:33pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Community Foundation, Artist Colony of Zanesville and the Zanesville Ohio Ceramic Arts have partnered with the International Potters Council to hold the Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics Competition.

The exhibition had more than 14,000 submitted to the competition, artists from every continent excluding Antarctica hoped their work would be selected. Susan Gottlieb, Curator of the Exhibition says the pieces were chosen by a jury of three prominent figures...

February 5, 2014 - 5:10pm
2 years 2 days 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...

October 30, 2013 - 4:48pm
2 years 14 weeks ago

This Friday, The Artist Colony of Zanesville will recognize Tower studio's and one of its young artists.

Marilyn Knell is actually in her sixties, but she has only been painting with oil and acrylics on canvas, for the past 8 years. She said she had always been interested in creativity, but never actually painted until recently.

“What it was, we built a new house and I had walls to fill, and it looked like it was going to be expensive to buy other peoples, and I thought...

April 3, 2013 - 5:31pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

The Artist Colony of Zanesville has selected photographer Becky Joseph as it's Artist of the Month for April.

Joseph grew up around photography, first with her grandfather snapping shots of the family in the fifties. Then her creative flare made her pick up the camera and take it outside, capturing flowers and landscapes

"And so I dabbled in that in the early 80s and didn't really do anything with that publicly, and just about maybe 8 years ago or so, I got into continuing...

May 22, 2012 - 4:13pm
3 years 37 weeks ago

A new tool will guide tourists around venues in downtown Zanesville.

The Zanesville Downtown Association and the Muskingum County Community Foundation partnered to produce a tourism map, featuring local artists in the downtown area. Amy Kettner worked with members of the Artist Colony for a year to design it.

"Getting a look that they liked, getting a structure that they all could agree on, and then there were just simple changes like somebody moving their studio and things...

March 1, 2012 - 6:22pm
3 years 49 weeks ago

The Artist Colony of Zanesville is featuring the ZAAP gallery during the First Friday Art Walk.

Gary Graham is one of about 80 members of the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project.  He said many of the artists will be available to answer questions and discuss their work, which ranges from paintings to pottery.

"I think variety is always a nice touch," said Graham.  "Choice is something that we all are privileged to have, and not everyone likes the same type...

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