Stories tagged with: first friday art walk

March 5, 2014 - 6:05pm
2 years 20 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...

January 9, 2014 - 7:01pm
2 years 28 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...

July 4, 2013 - 3:05pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

Every month, Z.A.A.P. celebrates a different artist and for July, the board is honoring eight new members of the art community. The artists featured specialize in mixed media, photography, word-working, oils, acrylic and water color paintings.

"It's quite a variety from a lot of new people that maybe the community hasn't seen yet this year," said Gary Graham, a member of Z.A.A.P.'s Art Gallery.

You'll be able to view the July artists artwork at the Z.A.A.P. Art Gallery...

July 3, 2012 - 11:21am
4 years 3 weeks ago

One area business remembers our past through pictures.

The Camera Shop now on Brandywine Boulevard used to call downtown Zanesville home and has been in business for 62 years. Over that time the shop as acquired photos from the area's past and are putting over 200 on display that haven't been shown before.

"We chose ones that had meaning, had people, showed older buildings, downtown Zanesville that people may be interested in seeing," said Co-owner Jodie Englehart.

May 30, 2012 - 5:23pm
4 years 8 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 - 4:49pm
4 years 12 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 - 4:50pm
4 years 16 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 - 5:00pm
4 years 16 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 - 6:51pm
4 years 16 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 - 6:21pm
4 years 21 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...

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