Stories tagged with: Yan Sun

September 3, 2014 - 4:21pm
43 weeks 5 days 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
48 weeks 2 days 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
4 years 9 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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