Stories tagged with: Yan Sun

April 6, 2016 - 3:44pm
16 weeks 1 day ago

Zanesville's finest artists are headed to the state capital this week to showcase their best work.

The Ohio Arts Council, headquartered in downtown Columbus, has selected seven talented artists from Zanesville and Athens to display their famed pieces at the Riffe Gallery. Throughout the month of April, the exhibit will feature Southeastern Ohio's best in artistic excellence, including Alan Cottrill and Yan Sun.

"We have Paul Emory, and Michael Seiler who are both painters...

February 18, 2016 - 5:51pm
1 hour 11 min ago

The Zanesville Museum of Art's is opening the "Imaginative Chang'an" exhibition.

This exhibition is a collaboration between the Zanesville Museum of Art and Downtown Zanesville Artists and professors.

"My hometown China and my hometown in America. Both cities seems like a bridge. And these artists across that bridge. I want to bring American artists to China next," said Muskingum University Art Professor Yan Sun.

People are invited to come out to see the...

August 4, 2015 - 4:26pm
51 weeks 2 days ago

Twenty six Chinese artists came to share their work with all in attendance at the Zanesville Museum of Art August 4.

The art workshop included a demonstration by the artists and then the crowd was given a brush and the opportunity to try what they learned. Professor of Art at Muskingum University Yan Sun brought his friends from Lanzhou, China  in order to connect people from his two hometowns.

"I tried to make the bridge.. the bridge across the Pacific ocean from China...

September 3, 2014 - 4:21pm
1 year 47 weeks ago

Yan Sun wishes to be the bridge between his American Hometown of Zanesville and his Birthplace of Lanzhou, China, through artwork.

Sun detailed the similar history between the two cities, both in landscape and culture. While Lanzhou's nearly 6,000 year history in the creation of Chinese ceramics is slightly longer than that of Zanesvilles pottery connections. Both cities take deep pride and inspiration from our waterways and unique bridges.

"Two bridges, across the river....

August 2, 2014 - 4:29pm
1 year 51 weeks ago

The Y-Bridge Arts Festival wrapped up today with art, food, live music and a global exposition.

The Y-city was also a host to 16 artists from china this weekend. The artists came to see the local art here in Muskingum County and to showcase their own. Co-director Linda Regula said the festival features a wide variety of art.

"We have everything," said Regula. "We have painting, jewelry, ceramics, water colors, sculpture, we have this one man who makes these awesome...

May 5, 2011 - 5:34pm
5 years 12 weeks ago

It's time now to announce the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project featured artist for this month.

Muskingum University Art Professor and Gallery Director Yan Sun specializes in oil painting. His work has been known nationally and internationally. While we were not able to catch up with Sun to talk to him about his work, ZAAP's Gary Graham spoke with us about how soon got started in the art field. He says it began for him when he was a young coal miner.

"Started with pencil...

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