Rookwood Commons Mural Apprentice
Cincinnati, OH Artist Impact
Job Type
Part-time, Temporary


Wage: $11.53

Project Start Date: June 5, 2023

Project End Date: August 4, 2023

Project Work Schedule: Monday – Thursday, 9 AM – 2 PM (5 hours/day, 20 hours/week) Friday for Professional Development, 10 AM – 12 PM (2 hours/day, 2 hours/week)

Project Orientation: June 5 – June 8, 9 AM – 2 PM 

Project Orientation Site: TBD

Work Site: Rookwood Commons and Pavilion property at 3505 Edwards Road.

Studio Site: Rookwood Commons and Pavilion property at 3505 Edwards Road.

Project Description

Hines has teamed up with ArtWorks to produce an exciting project aimed at enhancing the experience for visitors to Rookwood Commons and Pavilion. Four exterior murals will be created this summer, each featuring a fresh, energetic design incorporating a bright, eye-catching color palette. The goal of this partnership and project is to transform this previously overlooked area along the Common's back drive nearest Madison Road into a contemporary, inviting space. The apprentices working on this project will play a key role in achieving this objective, helping to infuse the area with a new spirit while welcoming visitors and shoppers to Rookwood Commons and Pavilion.

About ArtWorks

ArtWorks is an award-winning Greater Cincinnati nonprofit that transforms people and places through investments in creativity. The organization collaborates with community organizations and residents, businesses, governments, foundations and nonprofits to build creative works of art that bolster the region’s global reputation as an arts destination. ArtWorks employs professional artists who inspire and mentor diverse teams of youth, ages 14-21, helping them build 21st century career-readiness skills. These teams have completed more than 14,000 public and private art projects in its 25 years, including more than 200 permanent outdoor murals.



Must be at least 14 years old and no older than 21 years by the project start date.

The successful candidate will be

· A team-player, hard-working and an independent achiever with a “can do” attitude, must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment.

· Inquisitive and imaginative.

· Ready and willing to learn from and work with professional artists.

How to Apply

You will be asked to upload several documents in the application portal. Please review the items below and take time to prepare in advance of starting your application. Note that you will need to upload using the additional materials button as a dox or pdf file no larger than 4 mb.

Items needed in your application:

  1. Art Samples (3 pieces) (Download PDF directions)
  2. Resume (optional) (Visit this website for help with creating a resume)

Application Deadline: April 12, 2023

ArtWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are strongly committed to building and retaining a diverse staff that creates an inclusive workplace which harnesses each voice to collectively advance ArtWorks’ mission.

Salary Description
$11.53 an hour