Artist Opportunities
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ICYMI: check out our previous newsletter for additional call-to-artists, grant opportunities and COVID-19 resources.
ArtsWave Releases New Round of Artist Relief Grants
In early January, ArtsWave announced a second wave of artist relief aid. The organization reported that nearly $100,000 would be available for artists in the Cincinnati region to apply for. The deadline is January 26, 2021. Learn more on their website.
ArtWorks is Hiring!
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2021 has arrived and with it is new openings at ArtWorks for seasonal and administrative positions! 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.





ArtWorks is hiring passionate, young artists (ages of 14 – 21) who are eager to create art, make a difference in the city, work in diverse teams, and build new skills.

We are holding virtual informational sessions for applicants, parents, guardians, and educators. Register Below:




We have three different Teaching Staff opportunities: Lead Teaching Artist, Teaching Artist, and Junior Teaching Artist. Each position has varying degrees of project management responsibilities, but all require a passion for developing youth and creating bold works that impact our region. Learn more about these positions here.

We are holding virtual informational sessions about the roles and application process. Register below and view our 2021 calendar for Teaching Staff.

COVID-19 Artist Resources
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Art Fluent | Call for Art
Art Fluent offers opportunities to artists worldwide through juried exhibitions throughout the year. As steadfast supporters of the arts, their aim is to connect art lovers directly with artists and vice versa.

Art Fluent invites artists worldwide to submit artwork to their online exhibit, FEMME. They seek artwork that celebrates women, their allure, and their place in humanity. Applications are due February 26, 2021.

Woman's Art Club of Cincinnati | 128th Annual Juried Exhibition
The Woman’s Art Club of Cincinnati is the oldest existing Woman’s Art Club operating without interruption in the United States. The goal of this exhibition is to showcase fine art works produced by women from Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky. The focus of the jurying process will be on craftsmanship, color, and composition with an emphasis upon diversity in style and subject. Computer-generated art will not be accepted. The deadline for entries is February 28, 2021.
Edward A. Dixon Gallery | We're Doing It ALL Wrong™
The 3 month long exhibition opening in May 2021 planned by the Edward A. Dixon Gallery titled We’re Doing It ALL Wrong™ seeks to create dialogue and spark ideas related to the many ways humanity continually fails itself. 

Each artist must submit original Artwork (no reproductions) except in the case of Digital Artwork or Photography. Artwork submitted should speak to the exhibit’s title and description. Artists are asked to choose an additional category for their artwork. The entry deadline is February 28, 2021.
Manifest Gallery | Drawn: The 8th Annual International Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing
The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, invites visual artists to submit works of drawing in any media relevant to the practice (including non-traditional approaches), any style, and any genre (fine art, illustration, design, conceptual, realism, etc.). Submissions can range from the most traditional to the most conceptual or experimental. Drawn seeks to survey and present the broad scope of drawing being made today. $40 for up to 4 entries. $5 per each additional entry. Deadline: February 10, 2021.
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