Covington Quality of Place Installation Apprentice
Covington, KY Artist Impact
Job Type
Part-time, Temporary


Wage: $12.45

Project Start Date: April 2, 2024

Project End Date: May 4, 2024 

Project Work Schedule: Monday – Thursday, 4:30-7:30pm; Saturday, 12-3pm 

Professional Development Schedule: Friday April 19, Friday May 3, 4-6pm

Project Orientation: April 2, April 3, April 4, 4-8pm

Project Orientation Site: ArtWorks Office, 2460 Gilbert Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45206 

Work Site: 1028 Scott St, Covington, Kentucky 41011

Project Description

ArtWorks, in partnership with The Carnegie, is actively seeking youth artists with a diverse skill set or a keen interest spanning multiple media types and a strong commitment to collaborative learning and community engagement to work alongside artist duo Batres Gilvin. The primary goal of this initiative is to create a new public art installation that serves as both a gathering place on the grounds of the Carnegie in Covington and for the broader community. Themed around "Bold, Play, Accessibility, and Creativity," the project will come to life through a multimedia public art installation featuring sensory elements and communal spaces. Through the repurposing of materials from Covington, the project intricately integrates the city's past into a contemporary context, symbolizing the fusion of Covington’s history and future. Youth artists involved in this project will play a pivotal role in fostering community connectedness and enriching cultural expression through their creative contributions.

About ArtWorks

ArtWorks is an award-winning Greater Cincinnati nonprofit that creates community based public art and provides career opportunities for artists of all ages. ArtWorks 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 27 years, including more than 300 permanent outdoor murals.



  • Must be at least 16 years old and no older than 21 years by the project start date.
  • Must be a resident of Covington, Kentucky.

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

March 3, 2024 

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
$12.45 an hour