Stories tagged with: Artist of the month

September 4, 2013 - 5:00pm
1 year 38 weeks ago

A local painter is this month's featured artists for Zanesville Appalachian Art Project.

Don Allen is a native of Muskingum County and before his wife passed away in April, the couple would often travel all over the country, where he would get inspiration for his work.

"We always enjoyed vacation together and enjoyed making trips and taking pictures and a lot of times it became a painting. She was a good critic she would always find things I couldn't," said Allen.

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April 3, 2013 - 6:31pm
2 years 8 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...

December 4, 2012 - 7:20pm
2 years 25 weeks ago

Two friends join together to create works of art.

Susan Nash and Susan Stubbins have been friends for a long time. While, they have trouble remembering how long they've run Studio 202 on 3rd Street in downtown Zanesville, these friends encourage each others works.

"I think we can't help but do that. I think subconsciously you just see the same things or some colors she uses might spark my interest and maybe I'll try that kind of combination, but we work in such different...

January 5, 2012 - 6:13pm
3 years 21 weeks ago

Zanesville photographers are sharing their talent with the community at this Friday's downtown art walk.

Members of the Y-bridge Photo Club are the Artist Colony of Zanesville artists of the month.  Crystal Fuller said the club schedules field trips all over Ohio to explore new inspirations for photographs.

"There are a lot of people interested in photography, and it helps foster learning within the community," said Fuller.  "We have a lot of young people...

November 30, 2011 - 5:35pm
3 years 26 weeks ago

They say art comes from the heart, and that's certainly the case for Mary Wade, who is being recognized as December's Artist of the Month.

Wade is a member of the Heart of Art Studio, which is an art program for people who attend Muskingum Starlight Industries, a sheltered workshop for adults with developmental disabilities. Artist Diana Geidenberger said it's a place where both the art process and the art product are valued.

"I guess it's just the one space at the workshop...

January 6, 2011 - 7:16pm
4 years 21 weeks ago


The ZAAP Gallery in Downtown Zanesville has announced the first Artist of the Month for the New Year.

Artist Janet Ryan of Zanesville has a knack for painting with oil as her medium. Artist Gary Graham says she has developed a rather unique process in applying brush strokes to her paintings.

"Her work is heavy, light, a lot of swirls, movement in the application which gives it a unique look and a unique feel to each one of her subjects, " says Graham.

Graham...

December 2, 2010 - 6:41pm
4 years 26 weeks ago

They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but for this artist of the month, a picture is worth a pure passion.

Artist Connie Lambert loves photography. She started her photography career at Ohio State and hasn't been able to put down the camera since. Colleague and artist Gary Graham says its not just the picture, its everything about the picture.

"The girl has a real photogenic eye. She's mixed that with the artistic ability that she has so when you see her work, the...

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