Stories tagged with: Artist of the month

September 2, 2015 - 3:55pm
4 weeks 4 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...

January 1, 2015 - 6:06pm
39 weeks 3 days ago

It's time once again to introduce you to the Z.A.A.P artist of the month, and this month's featured artist is Sharon Dean.

Dean expressed an interest in art at a young age, coloring on walls as a child. In fact, walls are still one of her favorite surfaces to paint. Growing up with a love of art, Dean continued her art education at The Ohio State University where she earned a degree in fine arts. After college, Dean started a family and put her art career on hold. However, 2014 was her...

December 31, 2014 - 6:39pm
39 weeks 4 days ago

The first Friday Art Walk of 2015 is coming up, and the Artist Colony of Zanesville has named their artist of the month.

Carole Jordan, a local resident here in Zanesville, draws primarily figures. We stopped by to chat with her Wednesday, and she shared a little bit about her history as an artist.

"As an art major, everybody has to start out drawing bricks and wads of paper and still life's, and then the next thing you do is you progress to figure drawing because that's...

September 4, 2014 - 5:37pm
1 year 4 weeks ago

Every month, ZAAP in Downtown Zanesville features an artist of the month.

This month, WHIZ's very own radio sales employee Erin France's art is on display. France says she has been involved with ZAAP for 2 years now, and has loved art since she was a child. As far as inspiration, she is creates things through the objects around her.

"I love found objects. I love vintage things. I love broken things because I feel like, so much of our society today is so throw away. So I try...

June 5, 2014 - 6:38pm
1 year 17 weeks ago

As Zanesville gets set for the First Friday Art Walk Friday evening, the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project wants you to meet their Artist of the Month.

ZAAP recognizes an accomplished artist in the Zanesville community each month to be featured during the art walk.  While the artist for June's name might be Terrible, his photography is far from it.

"It's black and white photography, predominantly," Dan Terrible said.  "I've been...

March 6, 2014 - 7:35pm
1 year 30 weeks ago

The Zanesville Appalachian Art Project has chosen its Artist of the Month for March.

The work of Rosemary Honnold will be on display for guests at the ZAAP gallery. This is the first time her art will be open to the public. Honnold creates a variety of different types of pieces and is excited to share them with others.

"I have landscapes of course and I like painting all types of things almost anything that will hold still for me to paint and as far as people I usually paint...

February 6, 2014 - 7:29pm
1 year 34 weeks ago

The Zanesville Appalachian Art Project chose their Artist of the Month for February.

Mary Ann Bucci will display more than 30 paintings Friday evening. She says most of her paintings are water color or acrylic pieces and the majority of it has never been seen by the public. Bucci says the displays being shown are close to her heart.

"I have one that my little granddaughter Ella loaned to me, I painted flowers for her Ella's flowers and my grandson Owen. I had Owen's...

January 9, 2014 - 7:01pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

The Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project has chosen their featured artist of the month for January.

Kathy Jenkins is a member of ZAAP and this months featured artist. She says she spent almost forty years as a school teacher in the Franklin Local and Zanesville City School districts. Once she retired eight years ago she knew that art would be her full time hobby.

"I had it in my heart that I wanted to become an artist although I had done a lot of drawings and paintings...

October 30, 2013 - 5:48pm
1 year 48 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...

October 3, 2013 - 5:34pm
2 years 1 day ago

The Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project has chosen a featured artist for the month of October.

Cathy white is a member of ZAAP and has lived in Zanesville for the past seven years. She says that the constantly growing art community is what keeps her in town . White creates various types of artwork, but focused on photography for her current display.

"A lot of them are emotional photographs," said White. Leaves, snow, antiques and things, and I think we need to keep in...

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