Pride 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: Downtown Cincinnati, exact location TBD

Project Description

ArtWorks is partnering with Pride Cincinnati to bring a vibrant and celebratory outdoor mural to downtown Cincinnati this summer, commemorating the 50th anniversary of Pride in Cincinnati. The mural design, which is currently in progress, will be created by a local artist and member of the LGBTQ+ community. The design will showcase the city's support for the LGBTQ+ community and recognizes the community's contributions to Cincinnati's rich cultural fabric and history. Apprentices on this project will support creating a new mural that will serve as a joyful and uplifting symbol of diversity, unity, and inclusion, bringing together people of all backgrounds and promoting positive social change. ArtWorks encourages members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community to apply!

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