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September 4, 2013 - 5:00pm
2 years 51 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.

June 6, 2013 - 3:50pm
3 years 11 weeks ago

Gary Graham says he has been an artist all of his life and travels all along the east coast to capture seascapes with acrylic on canvas.

"I do travel up and down the east coast. I do go from Massachusetts down to the Carolina's and back. So a lot of these paintings on the wall are from North, South Carolina, Hilton Head Island, Bluffton. Anyone that travels those areas will probably find some of these areas familiar to them," said Graham.

Graham says to become a...

April 4, 2013 - 8:17pm
3 years 20 weeks ago

Z.A.A.P. is featuring Carron Baxter in the front window at their 625 Main Street location. Baxter has six acrylics on display that are all for sale. She has also been featured at the Zanesville Museum of Art , The Ohio State Fair, and at Muskingum University for her artwork. Z.A.A.P. is also having a silent auction starting tomorrow.

"Everything in the gallery tomorrow will be up for bidding. And all month long, the whole month of April you can come and view and make a bid on...

September 6, 2012 - 5:34pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

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

Erin France specializes in mixed media art.  She takes everyday objects and turns them into unique masterpieces.

"I love dinosaurs, and you'll see that I do a lot of dinosaur art," said France.  "When I was a kid, I really never played with dolls.  I played with dinosaurs, so you'll see that theme running through my art."

France is...

May 31, 2012 - 6:34pm
4 years 12 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 - 5:53pm
4 years 16 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 - 4:50pm
4 years 20 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 - 6:13pm
4 years 33 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 - 2:25pm
4 years 46 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 - 2:48pm
5 years 3 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...

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