Saturday, December 1, 2012

Alcohol Acrylic Burn effect

..I've been experimenting and checking out new mediums / processes......recently my Artist Friend Eric Isaacson..clued me in on a technique involving using Isopropyl Alcohol on a wet canvas...here'ss my tutorial on the tech....

Friday, November 23, 2012

Z Meunier Holiday 2012 Sale

Hey all, This Holiday season Why not give the gift of a Z Meunier Original?....or commission one?....Check it...767 Exchange

Friday, November 9, 2012

Fall 2012 Studio Blast

This is where I'll be painting
........Every season or so I rearrange my studio and home, to keep a fresh eye on things and embrace change (Natures only Constant)...here's some shots:
11/8/12 Z Meunier's studio

3 x 6' chix on the wall Aerosol.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

CONNECT FOR CHANGE 2012 Scuplture, "The Power Of Tower"

..Wind Power Rocks! ,  here's my Wind Power Awareness Sculpture.." The Power of Tower".......For the Environmental Awareness Festival In Dtown New Bedford 10/ 26 - 28/ 12....Made of Recycled Metal, Wood, Plastic, and a little Paint.....come out to the Connect for Change 2012 event! Most is Free , but for a couple bucks Gets you into the Goods!...I'll Be painting live on this Structure All weekend so come down and say hi!......I have been Coming to this Event for Years and Have Created Large works for it before...My Artist Statment: ......


..........................Why Make an 18ft" Sculpture out of Recycled Metal, Wood, Plastic and some paint for an Sustainability  festival?...........Why not? ...The "Power of Tower" Sculpture....is a simple comment on the Importance of Wind energy, utilizing recycled materials as a medium and a little paint....Not to mention the generosity and Facilitation of this project by the Marion Institute, The New Bedford City Dump and some local Supporters..........

....So.......Did you know that buzzards bay has a regular wind pattern?!....Hmmmm.......Let's Make an Investment and lower our electricity bills New Bedford!!......the Local Fairhaven Wind Towers rock!...let's Follow the example!.. and Maybe even include Some Artists In the Mix?....

Connect for Change 2012

Artist: Zachary Meunier
zmeunier.blogspot.com


Day 2 connect for Change 2012 New Bedford, MA



Connect for Change crowd (Tower in upper left) (New Bedford Standard Times Newspaper)

The Tower at it's permanent Home at the New Bedford District Landfill



NOTE : ARTIST CHUCK HAUCK created the top piece for the tower pics and Info soon!

For the Amazing New Bedford Landfill...


18 x 8 x 8'....on location
Day one of prep for the "Power of Tower"......on location at the New Bedford  city Landfill (an Oasis).....Insert Turkey vultures flocking and Sculptural Inspiration.......

These recycled panels aren't gonna attach them selves...


Interior view of the Tower....Sorry Wasps...I own this structure now....

Being at a landfill creating a Large scale sculpture brings all the Garbage truck gawkers!.....

How do I  place the Panels just so....hmmm

great Day laying down the "Skin" of the Tower....

TURKEY VULTURE CENTRAL NB
VIP only.....

Had to Lay her down to get to the top

Turkey Vulture in NB

Oh my?!...Turkey Vulture flock in NB...yup!....my Audience for the Tower Prep.

Having fun with some Under paintings for the Wind Power Awareness tower




Piece from a few years ago getting press the  Maritime Mural was a blast!



Note: Artitst Chuck Hauck created the top mobile.

Article on event...note: the Hurricane Warning on the Left.....


Wednesday, September 26, 2012

New Bedfords 1st Unopen Studios...2012



For the Zine.



Art is for the masses!...i'll be taking Part in New Bedford's 1st annual Un-Open studios....An Artist Grassroots movement / response to the elitist Artists found locally...I'll be Painting live at the Abattoir on Sept 29-30...check it. New Bedford's Unopen Studios.......

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Street fighter Cornhole Boards

I have been working on a pair of Cornhole (bean Bag toss)  Boards for a customer...they came to me Well built and unprimed, Boards measure 24 x 40".  The Customers request was to depict the video Game Characters "Evil Ryu" and "Ken" from the Street fighter Series...I prepped and primed and got down with an Aerosol Back ground....then rendered 30" tall characters with Aerosol Paint...finish with a stencil layered for the logo and a clear coat.




Wednesday, September 19, 2012

An Urban Poultry series, Paintings of Chickens, Seagulls and more..

...I am a strong proponent of small scale urban livestock and local procurement of Foul, Chickens, Seagulls Pigeons and Pigea-gulls aka: Squabs.......I 'm working on a painting series regarding such.many of the paintings feature Aerosol Back grounds, Acrylic figures and in some of the birds heavy use of texture via palette knife and acrylic modeling paste..............

Paintings Available for purchase at Zac's Art shop: Etsy


 Video of Exhibition at the "RF Unit" New Bedford MA..... VID HERE


Blue Splash Yellow Hens 18 x 24" Acrylic/ Aerosol
Poster from It's 1st exhibition

Okeechobie the Space Rooster 18 x 24" Acrylic Aerosol / Modeling Paste.
36 x 48" "a Bird in the Hand", Aerosol/ Acrylic
Video of Exhibition at the "RF Unit" New bedford MA..... VID HERE


Seaside Hen 18 x 24 Aerosol / Acrylic.

Sold ..Not Really Part of the Urban Poultry show..but some one Eats Eagles right?....36 x 48" Aerosols...painted at Taunton Creates  2013

Night Day Hen 36 x 48" Aerosol

Untitled 36 x 48" Aerosol
"Nat Geo Hen" Acrylic/ Aerosol, Collage 16 x 20"
Large Hen 24 x 36" Acrylic/ Aerosol/ Modeling Paste
seagull stand...18 x 24" Acrylic/Aerosol
I <3 Seagulls 18 x 24" Acyrlic / Aerosol / Alcohol
URBAN POULTRY:...I am a strong proponent of small scale urban livestock and local procurement of Foul, Chickens, Seagulls Pigeons and Pigea-gulls aka: Squabs.......I 'm working on a painting series regarding such.many of the
paintings feature Aerosol Back grounds, Acrylic figures and in some of the birds heavy use of texture via palette knife and acrylic modeling paste..............





Green Seagulls  18 x24" Acrylic/ Aerosol
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Warm corner Sugaree 8.5 x 12" Acrylic and Aerosol
Dumpling and Sugaree #1 36 x 48"Aerosol and Acrylic. sold


3 x 6' Aerosol
the Command post

Aerosol Mask Process......


Chain link Hen 12 x 12 " Aerosol / Acrylic sold


Okee Dumpling Sugaree

Disco chick Gouache Aerosol 11 x 14"
Family...8 x 12' Aerosol at BB Russel High School Brockton, MA
16 x 20" Aerosol, Gouache and Mixed Media ..Collab w/ Artist Stryker Jeff
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