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.
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...
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'...
A self taught painter is the featured artist for April's First Friday Art Walk.
Chandlersville native, Nancy Holland, began painting when she was just seven years old. In her 64 years as a painter she has dabbled in everything from watercolor to oils on canvas and she finds her inspiration in the beauty of nature.
"She has mostly right now been doing scenes, landscape art work and you can see it is beautiful work. What she has done, but she has done a variety of things...
A husband and wife will team up this friday as the featured artists at the First Friday Artwalk of 2010.
Marilyn and Jerry Westgerdes are art professors at the Zanesville branch of Ohio University and a part of the Zanesville Appalachain Arts Project.
"I come from a family of artists," said Marilyn Westgerdes. "I grew with it. It's like a lifestyle, more or less. I went to art school in Las Angeles, met my husband. We're both artists. That's why we're showing...