Public Art Apprentice - Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority Mural


Wage: $11.01

Project Start Date: February 21, 2022

Project End Date: April 7, 2022

Project Work Schedule: 

2/21/22 – 3/30/22

Monday and Wednesday 5pm – 8pm; Saturday and Sunday 9am – 4pm. 

4/7/22, 4pm – 7pm

Work Site: ArtWorks Solway Studios, 424 Findlay St, Cincinnati, OH 45214

Project Description 

The Cincinnati Metropolitan Housing Authority has commissioned ArtWorks to create a mural for the apartment building located at 2610 Park Avenue. The design will be painted on parachute cloth in our studio space located at Carl Solway. It will then be installed on the Eastern Façade of the building. Artist Taron Jordan will create the design, which will take inspiration from African Textile Art. A team of eight Public Art Apprentices will be led by two Teaching Artists to execute the work of art.

About ArtWorks

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.

· All ArtWorks employees will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination prior to the first day of employment. The vaccination series should be completed no later than 14 days prior to the first day of employment. Proof of vaccination or valid exemption will be required if hired. Please reach out to if you have questions.

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

  • Prepare      your application. 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. Items must be formatted in a word      document or PDF for upload, no larger than 4MB.
  • Items needed in your application:
    1. Personal Essay or Cover       Letter (Download PDF directions )
      • Upload using the additional materials button as a dox        or pdf file no larger than 4 mb.
    2. Art Samples (3 pieces) (Download PDF directions)
      • Upload using the additional materials button as a dox        or pdf file no larger than 4 mb.
    3. Resume (optional) (Visit this website for       help with creating a resume)

Application Deadline January 30, 2022

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.