Stories tagged with: Zanesville Museum of Art

January 7, 2012 - 4:49pm
3 years 46 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...

December 10, 2011 - 4:39pm
3 years 50 weeks ago

The Zanesville Museum of Art is opening an exhibition that focuses on an iconic era in American history.

"Images of the Great Depression" features photographs made by the Farm Security Administration, Civilian Conservation Corps and Works Projects Administration artists during the 1930s.  Director Susan Talbot-Stanaway said photography influenced how people felt about themselves, their communities and their hopes for the future.

"President Roosevelt wanted...

July 22, 2011 - 4:51pm
4 years 18 weeks ago

Amazing works of art from some world renowned artists set the stage for a new exhibit at the Zanesville Museum of Art.

63 works of art make up "Works on Paper from the Permanent Collection." All these pieces were purchased or donated to the museum over the years. Two are original Rembrant prints. These pieces represent a large restoration project taking place at the museum.

"Over the past three years we've been aggressively getting things buried in the collection...

May 15, 2011 - 5:48pm
4 years 28 weeks ago

Contemporary Ohio quilts were on display this weekend at the Zanesville Museum of Art.

Sue Cavanaugh was among several artists showcasing their work. Cavanaugh has been stitching since she was a little girl and said she loves being able to create unique designs using various fabrics and dyes.

"While it does relate to traditional quilting in that there are three layers of fabric I use the quilting stitch to help keep texture in my pieces," she said.

Cavanaugh uses...

April 24, 2011 - 4:34pm
4 years 31 weeks ago

WHIZ is highlighting another artist who was showcasing her skills at the Zanesville Museum of Art this weekend.

Meet Hannah Rosner, she specializes in torch work and designs all kinds of jewelry and glass work. Rosner said while taking an art class in college, she realized she'd rather make her own glass beads than use premade ones.

"I don't think I cared at the beginning whether I was any good at it because it was just too much fun and it was more about-- some people find...

April 23, 2011 - 9:27pm
4 years 31 weeks ago

Saturday was the first of four ART WATCH events being held at the Zanesville Museum of Art.

Dawson Kellogg, Associate Professor at College of Art and Design in Columbus brought along two of his students to demonstrate the art of glass blowing. Kellog said it takes years to refine your skills.

"In the beginning, the first three months of it you're trying to make a cup about this big that doesn't lean and isn't like a door stop, and three years later you're making them paper...

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