Stories tagged with: Zanesville Museum of Art

March 19, 2014 - 4:35pm
1 year 18 weeks ago

Zanesville Museum of Art's Board President, Richard Duncan, announced after a nationwide search, Laine B. Snyder has been named the museum's executive director. Duncan said a search committee was created to help fill the position.

"The board is extremely exited about it and I do want to compliment our staff at the museum," said Duncan. "They pulled together for a period of about 8 months without a director and they did just an excellent job. So I want to...

August 24, 2013 - 5:12pm
1 year 48 weeks ago

The Zanesville Museum of Art has lost its executive director.

The Board of Directors of the museum accepted the resignation of Susan Talbot-Stanaway from her position, Board President Richard Duncan announced Friday. He added, "The board thanks Susan for the work she has done for the museum over the past eight years and wish her the best."

A search committee has been formed to begin the search for a new executive director, but no time table for selection has been...

June 23, 2013 - 5:52pm
2 years 5 weeks ago

Zanesville residents showed off their gardens this weekend at an event to help raise money for the Zanesville Museum of Art.

The Beaux Arts Club hosted their second annual Art in the Garden event. The club is a women's auxiliary organization that has been supporting the Zanesville Museum of Art through volunteering and financial donations since 1954. Yesterday, there was a Garden Party Gala where guests ate French inspired foods and participated in a live auction and Sunday, they took...

April 7, 2013 - 7:14pm
2 years 16 weeks ago

A Columbus artist is displaying her nature-inspired sculptures at The Zanesville Museum of Art. The special exhibition called Seeking Harmony with Nature displays both small and large clay sculptures of animals and plants.

"A lot of the inspiration comes from my concern about endangered species and about loss of habitat. And just trying to make some statements regarding those things. And how special and precious animals are," said sculpture artist, Denise Romecki.

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January 19, 2013 - 6:48pm
2 years 27 weeks ago

What is your most prized possession?  A Cleveland photographer based an entire exhibit on that question.

Today Charles Mintz stopped by the Zanesville Museum of Art to talk about his display of 21 photographs.  Each portrait depicts someone holding a carefully chosen "precious" object.

"Trevis brought his inmate card from 25 years ago and his library card," said Mintz.  "He wrote a poem about identity because Trevis wanted to talk about how...

July 21, 2012 - 5:01pm
3 years 1 week ago

The Zanesville Museum of Art kicked off the annual Ohio Exhibition Saturday.

85 entries were selected from 72 artists from all over the Buckeye State and awards were presented to 11 artists for their creations.

Thomas Nelson of Granville took home the title of, "Best of Show" with his painting entitled, "Fields of Home."

Nelson, who grew up surrounded by farm land, said his motivation was to shatter the stereotypical image of rural and Appalachian life...

March 31, 2012 - 5:29pm
3 years 17 weeks ago

People had a chance to see an artist at work Saturday afternoon...

Professor dawson kellogg of the columbus college of art and design demonstrated glass blowing at the zanesville museum of art. Kellogg says he enjoys teaching others about the process of creating his artwork.

"Today I brought some of my students with me. I'm going to have them making little, kind of, traditional emphoric forms, that are similar to the ones that are upstairs," said Kellogg

The...

March 4, 2012 - 6:51pm
3 years 21 weeks ago

Young artists are showing off their creativity...

The Zanesville Museum of Art held its annual K-12 Student Exhibition on Saturday. Museum Director Susan Talbot-Stanaway said it gives art teachers the opportunity to recognize the talents of their students.

"They pick the things that are most representative of the different students in the class, and I think they also try to pick something that's colorful, that would show up in the room, because they know the kids are really...

January 9, 2012 - 12:38am
3 years 28 weeks ago

A rare pottery collection is on display at the Zanesville Museum of Art.

The Grindley Artware Manufacturing Company was born in 1932 in the basement of the Grindley family home in Sebring, Ohio. Arthur King Grindley, who started the company, was born with clay in his blood, as his father worked at a major pottery center in England.  Museum Director Susan Talbot-Stanaway said Grindley made figural pottery for 20 years.

"We have 104 pieces of pottery from the very...

January 7, 2012 - 5:49pm
3 years 29 weeks ago

The Zanesville Museum of Art is featuring the work of a Zanesville native.

Karl Kappes taught three generations of Ohio artists and served as Head of the Art Department at Zanesville's Weller Pottery.  Museum Director Susan Talbot-Stanaway said Kappes was a realist, and his paintings depicted Ohio landscapes and portraits of Ohioans.

"We have everything from drawings with graphite that are done in the dark Munich style with a dark background, focusing the light on the...

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