Stories tagged with: first friday artwalk

January 1, 2015 - 6:06pm
20 weeks 1 day ago

It's time once again to introduce you to the Z.A.A.P artist of the month, and this month's featured artist is Sharon Dean.

Dean expressed an interest in art at a young age, coloring on walls as a child. In fact, walls are still one of her favorite surfaces to paint. Growing up with a love of art, Dean continued her art education at The Ohio State University where she earned a degree in fine arts. After college, Dean started a family and put her art career on hold. However, 2014 was her...

October 31, 2012 - 3:34pm
2 years 29 weeks ago

November's featured artist is already well-known around Zanesville.

Paul Emory is a member of the Z.A.A.P. Gallery and the Artist's Colony of Zaneville. Although he's most familiar with narrative paintings, his most recent focus has shifted to landscapes. As this month's featured artist, he wants to do things a little differently in his studio this First Friday.

"We're going to have live music and we always have normally we have painters painting myself included...

March 30, 2011 - 6:29pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

Zanesville's First Friday Artwalk will be held this week.

Alan Cottrill of Zanesville will be among the featured artists. He has been working with clay since 1990 and is well-known for his bronzed sculptures which are on display around the country and even overseas.

"We get a lot of casting from around the country that comes here and even Canada, we have a sent a lot of big pieces to western Canada so it's pretty cool, plus we get about 8,000 visitors a year here in the...

September 30, 2010 - 5:31pm
4 years 33 weeks ago

His work is what members are calling different from any others' at the gallery, and you can check it out for yourself this Friday, October 1.

First Friday Artwalk starts at 6 p.m. This month's featured artist is self-taught Greg Keagy.

"I find his work very fascinating. He does a very heavy application. An application that I've actually seen back in the 50's and earlier," says Gary Graham, Z.A.A.P. Gallery member.

Keagy has been painting for 10 years....

September 2, 2010 - 7:45pm
4 years 37 weeks ago

The Muskingum County Fair may have wrapped up, but the Z.A.A.P. art gallery in downtown Zanesville is reminiscing their favorite fair moments.

The gallery's theme for September is "A Fair to Remember," featuring each member's replications of distinct memories from their time spent at the county fair.

"It just brings back all kinds of childhood memories. Everybody picks out a different painting that they like because it brings out something from their family...

May 6, 2010 - 4:08pm
5 years 2 weeks ago

You can see plenty of May's flowers on display in art work at the monthly First Friday Artwalk.

This month's featured artist is Gary Graham, who specializes in pottery and acrylic painting.

"I've done a lot of oil paintings and portrait work, which was not quite what I was interested in and then once I got through that, I picked up the acrylic which was not popular then as it is today," he said. "Now all that I do is acrylic."


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