Stories tagged with: first friday art walk

March 2, 2016 - 4:05pm
12 weeks 4 days ago

Every First Friday of each month, downtown Zanesville businesses extend their hours and showcase local artists in their stores and this Friday is no different.

Gemini Eclectic Emporium on 7th Street is one of several businesses participating in the Art Walk.

"Gemini focuses on artisan goods from all around the world and made in the USA as well. And we're really proud of what we have here locally. Over 200 artist are represented downtown and here in Gemini's we have about 25...

February 4, 2016 - 6:08pm
16 weeks 3 days ago

Artist Sharon Dean will be featured as February's Featured Artist of the Month..

An artist her whole life, Dean finally reached her goal of making her dream job her day job and she said ZAAP has played a major role.

"ZAAP has been a wonderful part of that transformation," said Dean. "Bringing it forward, they are a collective of artists in the area that gives us a platform to show our work and be able to expose people to artists in the area that are working....

April 3, 2015 - 7:51am
1 year 8 weeks ago

Top storied for Friday, April 3, 2015:

Car Crashes Into Building

ZANESVILLE, OHIO (WHIZ) - Zanesville Police say two people were injured, one seriously, after a car went out of control striking two other vehicles before slamming into the Cash Max and Little Caesars building on Maple Avenue Thursday morning. According to ZPD the driver of the car, identified as 57-year-old Jeff Fouch was cited for failure to control.

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February 4, 2015 - 5:41pm
1 year 16 weeks ago

The Artist Colony's featured artist of the month for February brings a different kind of art to the community.

The Pyrotechnika Fire and Light Performance Group uses black lights, fire dancers and many more types of performances in its displays. Founder, Stoey Stout, said he brought this art form back with him after a trip to the Middle East. Each summer Pyrotechnika performs a show for the residents at Zandex Health Care.

"For our nursing home folks, it was like going to...

October 2, 2014 - 6:27pm
1 year 34 weeks ago

The art from the Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics contest is now on display.

Thousands of pieces were submitted from all over the world, and only 100 of them were selected by judges for the show. Michael Seiler, spokesperson for the artist colony told us about the variety of art at the show.

"We asked the artists to do what they do best...Create. Create the most outstanding works you can create. So we have pieces that are finely crafted porcelain, things that are...

October 1, 2014 - 5:43pm
1 year 34 weeks ago

Wednesday is the first of the month and that means that the First Friday Art Walk is Friday the 3rd.

This month ZAAP is featuring not one, but two artists this month. You will be able to get lost in oil and pastel paintings by Crystal Fuller and purchase stone and healing crystal jewelry by Anne Marie Kovach. Each artist told us what inspires them,

"Well, when I walk outside. It's god's glory all around us" says Fuller, "I am fascinated with that and that is what...

July 3, 2014 - 5:52pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

The First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Zanesville is taking place Friday. This month, the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project (ZAAP) is highlighting artist Jennifer Sands.

Sands graduated from the Columbus College of Art and Design, and typically works with wool, fabric and resin. Some examples of these resin pieces will be on display at ZAAP. Sands says that the inspiration of her work that is currently on display came from changes in her life.

"I typically work with fiber...

July 2, 2014 - 5:02pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

A new salon has opened in town this past May, and they are the featured artist of the month in Friday, July 4th's Art Walk.

Fringe Salon is owned by Debbie Beckert and Lynn Bishop. Beckert says it's the place where "art meets hair." It gives customers the opportunity to have a unique experience of looking at local art while getting their hair styled.

Bishop says, "It gives us great creditability, and great imagination to see all the artwork in here and inspiration...

April 3, 2014 - 6:09pm
2 years 8 weeks ago

Artists from the Zanesville Appalachian Art Project are gearing up for their Annual Art Auction.

Every year the organization has the event to raise money for upkeep at the gallery. This year with more than 60 donated pieces, ZAAP leaders say there is something for everyone.

"We have originals, we have fine art ,we have whimsical art, we have prints, books. We have some art supplies that are all going up for auction, " said ZAAP Director, John Taylor-Lehman.


March 5, 2014 - 6:05pm
2 years 12 weeks ago

This Friday, Zanesville art enthusiasts will be gathering for the art walk.

Every first Friday of the month the local art community comes together for the art display. All local artists can show their work while attendees and other supporters of the art community walk from gallery to gallery.

"It's a wonderful group of people who are working all the time to get art out there to the public and to share it with everyone," said Lynn Anderson, Member of the Eastern Ohio Art...

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