Stories tagged with: first friday art walk

May 30, 2012 - 4:23pm
2 years 38 weeks ago

Two local artists have made their passion for the outdoors a part of their every day lives...

Cheryl Randles and Teresa Huffman Caw share Elements Art Studio, and are this month's featured artists in the First Friday Art Walk. Randles said she makes functional art from natural materials.

"I grew up in Athens and... I was always in the woods and having tree houses and all kinds of stuff like that. So, yea, I've been a "nature" person all my life. So, I just like to...

May 2, 2012 - 3:49pm
2 years 42 weeks ago

Five artists will be featured this week during the First Friday Art Walk...

The artists of Tower Galleries & Studios recently moved onto the fifth floor of the Masonic Temple on 4th Street. Marilyn Knell is one of the artists. She focuses on animals, and said her inspiration came easily.

"My husband and I took a trip to Africa a few years ago, and I've been painting African animals ever since. Just their plight, you know, that they are endangered."

Knell said...

April 5, 2012 - 3:50pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

Downtown Zanesville is hosting its First Friday Art Walk.

The Z.A.A.P. Featured Artist of the Month is Nancy Holland.  She works with oil, acrylics, watercolor and pencil drawings.  Holland said her style is derived from the true love and appreciation for nature.

"I've done one in a lot of greens, and it kind of reminds me of spring after a storm," said Holland.  "There's also a winter scene, and I guess that's the only snow we got this year....

April 4, 2012 - 4:00pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

A local student is putting her passion on display...

Starlight student Susan Cornell has art work featured at the Starlight Cafe on Main Street. Art teacher Diana Geidenberger said Cornell's love for art didn't come easily.

"Took her several years...She didn't think she would be interested to come to art, but finally got her in the art room and haven't been able to get her out since, and she just keeps getting better and better and comes up with other, different ideas of...

April 3, 2012 - 5:51pm
2 years 47 weeks ago

Two local artists have their works on display and you'll have the chance to see them in person..

The First Friday Art Walk takes place Friday, April 6th. Artist Juanita Williams focuses on water colors and acrylic paintings. She said when she sits down to paint, she never knows what she's going to get.

"Some of my paintings, I have no idea where they came from. They just, I just start playing with the paint on the canvas, and all of a sudden I have a painting and I don't...

February 29, 2012 - 5:21pm
2 years 51 weeks ago

The month of March begins this week, so it's time for the First Friday Art Walk.

Schimmel Fitness is the featured business to host the event this month. It is currently housing the art work of Rick Crooks, a metal sculptor from Crooksville. Owner Bill Schimmel said he's amazed by Crooks' art, his creativity, and vision.

"I just really enjoy the fact that it's all common items that we see in junkyards, and instead of these items filling junkyards, I think it's really neat...

February 1, 2012 - 4:50pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

It's the start of February, meaning it's time for the First Friday Art Walk in downtown Zanesville.

This months featured artist is Documentary and Freelance Photographer Michelle Black. Black specializes in child photography and said her inspiration began with her son.

"It made me start focusing on how to be patient when you're with children and how to soothe and comfort them," said Black. "It took me about three or four years to realize I wanted to...

January 4, 2012 - 2:19pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

The First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Zanesville will expanded their focus to recognize the art of dance.

Movement on Main Center for Dance will be January's Featured Artist of the Month. Founder and Director Whitney Joseph studied ballet in Zanesville for nearly 10 years before continuing her studies at Ohio University. Today her focus is to encourage her students.

"My ultimate goal is to provide some really sound dance technique to back up dance as an art form," said...

December 1, 2011 - 4:09pm
3 years 12 weeks ago

The monthly First Friday Art Walk in downtown Zanesville is this Friday.

The Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project- Z.A.A.P- will feature Abstract Artist Marie Lakorenos. Lakorenos said her interest in art began in 5th grade, but it wasn't until her own children later grew up that she was able to fulfill her passion.

"When I'm painting, and I'll be painting a while, then a couple hours later I'll look at it and say, wow did do that? I mean where was I when I did that,...

November 30, 2011 - 4:35pm
3 years 12 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...

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