Stories tagged with: Zaap

February 4, 2016 - 5:08pm
1 week 2 days ago

Artist Sharon Dean will be featured as February's Featured Artist of the Month..

An artist her whole life, Dean finally reached her goal of making her dream job her day job and she said ZAAP has played a major role.

"ZAAP has been a wonderful part of that transformation," said Dean. "Bringing it forward, they are a collective of artists in the area that gives us a platform to show our work and be able to expose people to artists in the area that are working....

December 31, 2015 - 4:56pm
6 weeks 2 days ago

Tomorrow the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project is hosting it's monthly art walk.

But the first Friday showcase will spotlight some new local talent. Friday ZAAP will be highlighting the art work of clients from Muskingum Behavioral Health.

"The art cross came up when some clienteles didn't have a ride home right away. So they were going to be waiting in the lobby for about 30 minutes. Then I thought let's just get out some paint and experiment. We wanted to display it so...

December 30, 2015 - 6:02pm
6 weeks 3 days ago

On the first Friday of every month Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project showcase works of talented local artists.

ZAAP's Director Crystal Fuller said she's wants to see more young artists get involved.

"ZAAP is a program to introduce artist to the community. Say a young artist just getting out of college has a small body of work, but not enough to open their own studio yet. It gives them a place to show their work so the community knows what kind of work they're doing. First...

October 1, 2015 - 4:07pm
19 weeks 2 days ago

ZAAP's Featured Artist for the month of October enjoys snapping memories in the buckeye state.

It's photographer Janice Helmbrecht. Her college career as an art student was the beginning of her artistic journey. Now she works as a mental health counselor and her day job and hobby come together in harmony.

"My husband used to say you can never make up your mind on what you're going to do but it fit together in the end because I use a lot of the art with my counseling,"...

September 30, 2015 - 4:32pm
19 weeks 3 days ago

The Artists Colony in Zanesville is honoring ZAAP (Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project) with the Artist of the Month title in October.

ZAAP started in the early 1990's and works to give budding artists a place to show their art. Director John Taylor Lehman said it's a destination for artists to get back to art.

"It does a lot of things for us," said Lehman. "One is, I think people look at themselves, they're seeing the artwork that's out there and their seeing in...

May 14, 2015 - 4:56pm
39 weeks 2 days ago

ZAAP is having an opening for the public this Friday, May 15.

The theme for this Friday's show is 'Rerun, Review and Repeat' and it is a celebration of older works of ZAAP artists. Vice President of ZAAP Erin France, told us there will be a variety of art to enjoy.

"There's watercolor here, there's mixed media here. There's some fiber art, some photography. We have a gentleman who makes things out of bottlecaps and so there's just a really interesting variety of art here....

April 2, 2015 - 3:32pm
45 weeks 2 days ago

If you are a fan of local art, the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project is holding their annual fundraiser.

The special event has been going on for 9 years now, and all of the dollars go to supporting Z.A.A.P.. We spoke to Gary Graham, a member of the Arts Project, who told us more about what it takes to raise the funds.

"We do this at the same time each year. All the members donate one, two, three, four--whatever number of pieces they're comfortable with, to be auctioned off...

September 4, 2014 - 4:37pm
1 year 23 weeks ago

Every month, ZAAP in Downtown Zanesville features an artist of the month.

This month, WHIZ's very own radio sales employee Erin France's art is on display. France says she has been involved with ZAAP for 2 years now, and has loved art since she was a child. As far as inspiration, she is creates things through the objects around her.

"I love found objects. I love vintage things. I love broken things because I feel like, so much of our society today is so throw away. So I try...

July 3, 2014 - 4:52pm
1 year 32 weeks ago

The First Friday Art Walk in Downtown Zanesville is taking place Friday. This month, the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project (ZAAP) is highlighting artist Jennifer Sands.

Sands graduated from the Columbus College of Art and Design, and typically works with wool, fabric and resin. Some examples of these resin pieces will be on display at ZAAP. Sands says that the inspiration of her work that is currently on display came from changes in her life.

"I typically work with fiber...

June 5, 2014 - 5:38pm
1 year 36 weeks ago

As Zanesville gets set for the First Friday Art Walk Friday evening, the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project wants you to meet their Artist of the Month.

ZAAP recognizes an accomplished artist in the Zanesville community each month to be featured during the art walk.  While the artist for June's name might be Terrible, his photography is far from it.

"It's black and white photography, predominantly," Dan Terrible said.  "I've been...

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