Stories tagged with: Y Bridge Arts Festival

August 1, 2014 - 5:19pm
1 year 3 weeks ago

The 6th Annual Y Bridge Arts Festival is taking place at Zanes Landing Park the first weekend in August.

The event will run from 6PM to 10PM Friday evening. It will also run from 11AM to 10PM Sunday. The festival brings together over 100 artists from around the nation, 16 are coming all the way from China. Those who attend will get to enjoy food, music and of course artwork. Volunteer Coordinator Tami Swope, says there is a lot of variety for viewing and purchase.

"This year...

March 26, 2014 - 5:37pm
1 year 22 weeks ago

The 6th Annual Y Bridge Festival is looking for artists to take part in their event this August 1st and 2nd. 

The new deadline for artists to register for the event is April 30th. New artists will be juried in. Artists who have participated in the previous five festivals are automatically invited.

"We are looking for artists, visual artists, working in all medias, we are also looking for food venders, performers, musicians, bands, we're having a full program," said...

January 9, 2014 - 6:53pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

Planning for the 6th annual Y Bridge Arts Festival is already underway and organizers need your help.

This year the festival will take place downtown at Zane's Landing Park on August 1st and 2nd. There will be 60 artists, local bands and food vendors throughout the event and volunteers are needed to provide the best experience for locals and visitors.

"I'm looking for chairs. We have some in place. I'm hoping to get more on the website there is a list of things we need we...

August 3, 2013 - 4:47pm
2 years 3 weeks ago

Artists from Ohio and surrounding areas found their way to Colony Square Mall for this year's Y-Bridge Arts Festival.

More than 50 artists set up booths at the event to showcase and sell their work. One returning artist came from St.Louisville, Ohio and says that Zanesville has always been a popular place for him to sell his work.

"Ornaments always sell. We are coming up on fall season with pumpkins they sell really well in the fall, it just depends on what time of year it...

August 5, 2012 - 3:52pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

Among the more unique arts that took place at the Y-Bridge Arts Festival was the art of improvisation.

Members of the Sparks Improv Troop captivated crowds at Zane's Landing Park Saturday afternoon.

The group is made up of high school students from all over Muskingum County.

West Muskingum senior Ryan Chernick has been apart of the group from the beginning and said its a challenge to perform improv, given its it's an unscripted style.

"When you do a scene,...

August 4, 2012 - 6:13pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

Hundreds of people were out for the second day of the Y-Bridge Arts Festival Saturday.

The event at Zane's Landing Park featured a variety of local art, music and writing.

Members of the Y-City Writers group were out selling books written by published authors and independent writers.

Co-President Rita Smith said the small group is geared toward inspiring those interested in writing.

"Basically, it was formed as a hobby group, so people could just come together to...

August 1, 2012 - 3:17pm
3 years 3 weeks ago

The 4th Annual Y-Bridge Arts Festival is set to kick off Friday at its new location.

The set up process will begin Thursday at noon at Zane's Landing Park.

Dana Matz from the Zanesville-Muskingum County Chamber of Commerce said the artists will come in Friday to set up their displays.

"We weren't sure where they would be with that construction project,, whether there would be cranes, or demolition going on, so we tried to avoid it and we re-located it from the Y-Bridge...

March 8, 2012 - 11:36am
3 years 24 weeks ago

It may still be five months away, but organizers are already gearing up for Zanesville's annual "Y-Bridge Arts Festival."

The festival will take place the first week of August - but artists who wish to participate need to submit their applications by the end of this month.

"This is a juried art event, and what that means is if the artist has not participated in the event before, when they submit their name and information they also need to submit photographs of...

August 6, 2011 - 3:18pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

The "Y" Bridge Arts Festival came to a close this evening proving to be a major success after only its third year.

Shortly after Coordinator and Artist Linda Regula moved to Zanesville she approached the Mayor, County Commissioners and ODOT for permission to shut down the 'Y' Bridge and to celebrate the local artists. She said despite their first reaction it was only about 2 months later she was granted permission. She said the first year was not easy and only 15 tents...

August 4, 2011 - 2:48pm
4 years 3 weeks ago

First Friday of this month will feature more than just one local artist.

The 3rd Annual Y-Bridge Arts Festival will take place this weekend, featuring more than 200 visual and performing artists. Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project, more commonly known as Z.A.A.P has been a key component in connecting artist with the community for more than 17 years. Board Member Gary Graham believes the success of Zanesville's Art Festival will eventually become great competition for larger Art...

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