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About ArtWorks
ArtWorks is an award-winning Greater Cincinnati nonprofit that transforms people and places through investments in creativity. The organization provides youth, ages 14-21 with the majority from underserved households, with competitive 21st century career readiness skills through mentorship by professional artists.

Since 1996, ArtWorks has employed more than 3,600 youth and 3,200 creative professionals, and the organization has completed more than 12,500 public and private art projects that includes 190 permanent outdoor murals, contributing to the region’s global reputation as an arts destination.


ArtWorks to call Walnut Hills home in early 2021. Photo by Tony Arrasmith.
Eduardo Kobra's Armstrong mural at Walnut & Sixth Street. Photo by J. Miles Wolf.
The team behind the ArtWork's 200th mural, Time Saved vs. Time Served, at 235 W. Court Street. Photo by Louis Rideout.
The team behind the James Pate' Avondale Heroes mural at 3371 Reading Road. Photo by Carlynne Welch.

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