Project Start Date: July 13, 2021
Project End Date: September 9, 2021
Project Work Schedule: July 12 - August 13: Monday – Friday, 9am –2:30 pm; Aug 19 – September 4: Thursday - Friday, 4pm – 7pm & Saturday, 9 am -2:30pm
Work Site: 639 Rockdale Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229
With the support of Avondale community partnerships and the Cincinnati Police Department, ArtWorks will hire professional artists and youth living in Avondale to paint a neighborhood mural alongside Police Officers. Content for the mural will be inspired by community engagement between Avondale youth and neighborhood police officers. The engagement will be an exchange of prompts and questions to and from both parties with the goal of better understanding the perspective of one another. Finding common ground and learning from each other.
ArtWorks is an award-winning Greater Cincinnati nonprofit that transforms people and places through investments in creativity. The organization creates jobs for youth, ages 14-21 with the majority from underserved households, providing competitive 21st-century career-readiness skills through mentorship by professional artists. Since 1996, ArtWorks has employed more than 3,750 youth and 3,300 creative professionals, and the organization has completed more than 12,500 public and private art projects that include 200 permanent outdoor murals, contributing to the region’s global reputation as an arts destination.
· 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
Application Deadline June 11, 2021
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.