Stories tagged with: Zaap

September 4, 2014 - 4:37pm
25 weeks 1 day 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
34 weeks 1 day 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
38 weeks 17 hours 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...

May 1, 2014 - 3:40pm
43 weeks 1 day ago

The Annual Zaap Gallery Art Auction is just one day away and organizers are saying it's an event you don't want to miss.

More than 80 pieces of local and original donated artwork will be displayed Friday night at the Zaap Gallery. The pieces all range in size and design.

"We have a whole variety of pieces of work. We have prints, we have some yard art, we have some whimsical pieces, sculptures, with more than eighty pieces of work there's bound to be something for anybody...

April 3, 2014 - 5:09pm
47 weeks 1 day ago

Artists from the Zanesville Appalachian Art Project are gearing up for their Annual Art Auction.

Every year the organization has the event to raise money for upkeep at the gallery. This year with more than 60 donated pieces, ZAAP leaders say there is something for everyone.

"We have originals, we have fine art ,we have whimsical art, we have prints, books. We have some art supplies that are all going up for auction, " said ZAAP Director, John Taylor-Lehman.

The...

March 6, 2014 - 6:35pm
51 weeks 1 day ago

The Zanesville Appalachian Art Project has chosen its Artist of the Month for March.

The work of Rosemary Honnold will be on display for guests at the ZAAP gallery. This is the first time her art will be open to the public. Honnold creates a variety of different types of pieces and is excited to share them with others.

"I have landscapes of course and I like painting all types of things almost anything that will hold still for me to paint and as far as people I usually paint...

January 9, 2014 - 6:01pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

The Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project has chosen their featured artist of the month for January.

Kathy Jenkins is a member of ZAAP and this months featured artist. She says she spent almost forty years as a school teacher in the Franklin Local and Zanesville City School districts. Once she retired eight years ago she knew that art would be her full time hobby.

"I had it in my heart that I wanted to become an artist although I had done a lot of drawings and paintings...

December 5, 2013 - 5:17pm
1 year 12 weeks ago

Zanesville's art community is having an art walk Friday night.

The art walk will start at 5 o'clock Friday evening at the Z.A.A.P. Art Gallery located on Main Street in downtown Zanesville. Local artist and Z.A.A.P. member, Gary Graham, says people can expect to meet the artists and see a variety of winter-themed artwork.

"What they can expect by going around to different galleries and studios is you'll see local artwork, original artwork in all mediums and prints, note...

October 3, 2013 - 4:34pm
1 year 21 weeks ago

The Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project has chosen a featured artist for the month of October.

Cathy white is a member of ZAAP and has lived in Zanesville for the past seven years. She says that the constantly growing art community is what keeps her in town . White creates various types of artwork, but focused on photography for her current display.

"A lot of them are emotional photographs," said White. Leaves, snow, antiques and things, and I think we need to keep in...

September 4, 2013 - 4:00pm
1 year 25 weeks ago

A local painter is this month's featured artists for Zanesville Appalachian Art Project.

Don Allen is a native of Muskingum County and before his wife passed away in April, the couple would often travel all over the country, where he would get inspiration for his work.

"We always enjoyed vacation together and enjoyed making trips and taking pictures and a lot of times it became a painting. She was a good critic she would always find things I couldn't," said Allen.

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