Stories tagged with: Zaap

May 31, 2012 - 5:34pm
3 years 36 weeks ago

It's time to announce the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project's featured artist of the month.

Gary Graham has been painting for as long as he can remember.  Graham graduated from the Columbus College of Art and Design, and after taking a break from art to raise a family, he picked up his paintbrush six years ago to continue his work.

"Everything I do now is acrylics," said Graham.  "I have my own style of painting and my own way of starting and...

May 3, 2012 - 4:53pm
3 years 40 weeks ago

It's time to announce the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project's featured artist of the month.

Joan Quinn spends her time at Fox Creek Studio in New Concord.  She works in many mediums including drawing, painting, sculpting and ceramics.

"I think my favorite Christmas present was always a box of crayons," said Quinn.  "I can't remember a time when I didn't want to be an artist."

Quinn said her art reflects a love of nature and life on...

April 5, 2012 - 3:50pm
3 years 44 weeks ago

Downtown Zanesville is hosting its First Friday Art Walk.

The Z.A.A.P. Featured Artist of the Month is Nancy Holland.  She works with oil, acrylics, watercolor and pencil drawings.  Holland said her style is derived from the true love and appreciation for nature.

"I've done one in a lot of greens, and it kind of reminds me of spring after a storm," said Holland.  "There's also a winter scene, and I guess that's the only snow we got this year....

January 5, 2012 - 5:13pm
4 years 4 weeks ago

Zanesville photographers are sharing their talent with the community at this Friday's downtown art walk.

Members of the Y-bridge Photo Club are the Artist Colony of Zanesville artists of the month.  Crystal Fuller said the club schedules field trips all over Ohio to explore new inspirations for photographs.

"There are a lot of people interested in photography, and it helps foster learning within the community," said Fuller.  "We have a lot of young people...

October 6, 2011 - 1:25pm
4 years 17 weeks ago

The monthly First Friday Art Walk is this Friday night in Zanesville. ZAAP Art Gallery in the downtown will feature paintings from artist Hong Yin.

Originally born in China Yin's inspiration comes from her families descent from the Tibetan Plateau.

Living in Ohio for nearly 15 years, Yin now teaches art history and graphic design at Muskingum University. Although she is only able to visit the Tibetan Plateau on occasion, she has found a similar admiration for the City...

August 4, 2011 - 1:48pm
4 years 26 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...

June 29, 2011 - 3:49pm
4 years 32 weeks ago

The uniqueness of Muskingum County can be seen every First Friday of each month when local artists are introduced to the community.

This months First Friday Art Walk will feature the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project, more commonly known as Z.A.A.P. Z.A.A.P has been apart of the Zanesville community for more than 17 years, providing a gallery for local artists without their own studio, bringing together different artists, styles and creativity.

"There is such a diversity...

March 31, 2011 - 8:01pm
4 years 44 weeks ago

It's time to announce the Zanesville Appalachian Arts Project's featured artists of the month.

Artists Shelly Tolliver and Christy Swope are in the spotlight for April. Both artists use pencil and pastel as their medium. While Swope was not available to speak with WHIZ, we were able to catch up with Tolliver on why she chose the season of spring to showcase at this month's First Friday.

"It's hopeful, it's optimistic, we're both sick of the winter blahs and the gray weather...

March 3, 2011 - 5:42pm
4 years 48 weeks ago

An artist who enjoys painting images of businesses, parks and other buildings in Zanesville is Zaap's artist of the month.

Mary Ann Bucci's work will be featured as part of March's first Friday. Bucci's been painting her entire life, but started sharing it with the public after her kids went to college.

Many pieces will be for sale Friday and will be available in affordable print versions. An exciting part of this display is a lot of new work.

"I am about a lot of...

February 3, 2011 - 9:30pm
5 years 5 days ago


The Zanesville Appalachian Artists Project has selected its newest artist of the month.

Photographer Daniel Huff is ZAAP artist of the month for February. He shoots everything from weddings to wolves. Huff says he has always been one to pick up a camera and shoot.

"It clicked in my head one day that this is what I am supposed to be doing and every day since then, i've been out shooting. It's kind of like I wonder where my next picture is coming from all the time and i'...

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