Stories tagged with: first friday art walk

November 30, 2011 - 5:35pm
3 years 30 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...

November 3, 2011 - 2:13pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

The Z.A.A.P Art Gallery in Downtown Zanesville will feature two local artists at this First Friday's Art Walk.

Multi Media Artist Teresa Caw includes many natural elements in her work. Her display of mainly stain glass, not only includes window pieces but wall hangings and pet memorials as well.

"She just doesn't do a square piece for a window, she'll do square, oblong, rectangular, oval, round," explained Z.A.A.P's Gary Graham. "She'll use not only stain...

November 2, 2011 - 5:25pm
3 years 34 weeks ago

The First Friday Art Walk is this Friday in Zanesville, and the Artist Colony of Zanesville is featuring 22 artists.

Gallery G at the Masonic Temple on 4th Street is the Artist of the Month.  Owner Bob Grayson said many of the artists are couples.

"When there's an artist who does artwork, his wife or girlfriend may say she supports him, but very few times do they say they want to do it too," said Grayson.

Bob "Yabo" Wilson and Tina Maxwell are one...

October 6, 2011 - 2:25pm
3 years 38 weeks ago

The monthly First Friday Art Walk is this Friday night in Zanesville. ZAAP Art Gallery in the downtown will feature paintings from artist Hong Yin.

Originally born in China Yin's inspiration comes from her families descent from the Tibetan Plateau.

Living in Ohio for nearly 15 years, Yin now teaches art history and graphic design at Muskingum University. Although she is only able to visit the Tibetan Plateau on occasion, she has found a similar admiration for the City...

September 1, 2011 - 4:51pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

The Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project- more commonly known as Z.A.A.P will feature Zanesville Artist and Native Rebecca Terrible.

Growing-up in the area Terrible came to recognize and love the familiar landscape of Ohio trees.

"They're strong and beautiful and changeable," said Terrible. "I love the trees of fall, and the spring tree. They're permanent they are something you can depend on."

Terribles art work mainly consists of oil paintings and...

August 31, 2011 - 4:09pm
3 years 43 weeks ago

September is nearly here....this First Friday Art Walk will feature Tower Studios and Gallery.

The gallery is home to six artists. Each specializes in a different kind of work. Visual artist Linda Regula has been teaching art for 31 years and knows the company of others will feed creativity. Artist Marilyn Knell took her first art lesson with Regula at age 60 and said the motivation came shortly after she decided to paint the inside of her new home.

"I thought I could do...

June 29, 2011 - 4:49pm
4 years 1 day ago

The uniqueness of Muskingum County can be seen every First Friday of each month when local artists are introduced to the community.

This months First Friday Art Walk will feature the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project, more commonly known as Z.A.A.P. Z.A.A.P has been apart of the Zanesville community for more than 17 years, providing a gallery for local artists without their own studio, bringing together different artists, styles and creativity.

"There is such a diversity...

June 2, 2011 - 4:45pm
4 years 4 weeks ago

If you're looking for something to do Friday night, there will be plenty of activities in Downtown Zanesville.

Not only is the annual St. Thomas Festival taking place but so is the First Friday Art Walk.

More than 20 different galleries will be  taking part including the Z.A.A.P. Art Gallery located on Main Street.

They will also be holding a live auction beginning at 9:00 p.m..

Organizers say more than 100 art pieces from...

January 4, 2011 - 6:58pm
4 years 25 weeks ago

One local art studio is opening its doors to the Zanesville community Friday evening.

The Paul Emory Studio will be open for First Friday Art Walk this week.  Emory is a key member of the formation of the downtown Zanesville Artists Colony.  And although he is most familiar with narrative paintings, he says his most recent focus has shifted to landscapes.

"Around here, there is certain areas I just love. I am going there every year and I am painting that same...

April 1, 2010 - 9:27pm
5 years 12 weeks ago

A self taught painter is the featured artist for April's First Friday Art Walk.

Chandlersville native, Nancy Holland, began painting when she was just seven years old. In her 64 years as a painter she has dabbled in everything from watercolor to oils on canvas and she finds her inspiration in the beauty of nature.

"She has mostly right now been doing scenes, landscape art work and you can see it is beautiful work. What she has done, but she has done a variety of things...

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