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Local Artists Recognized by ArtWorks Hero Design Company
Earlier this year, we asked the community to nominate local heroes—those who are working behind the scenes using their talents, courage, creativity, and generosity to meet the many challenges our community has faced this year.

As part of the Hero Design Company, ArtWorks Youth Apprentices this summer designed and sewed custom one-of-a-kind flags while safe at home to honor and bring attention to local heroes whose selfless acts set them apart. The team was led by professional artist Lindsey Whittle. The team’s work was flown during an installation on Central Parkway in September

Nominees included a diverse group of individuals including artists such as Radha Lakshmi, Da'Mon Butler, Tia Brown and others.
FOUND Cincinnati Features Holiday Storefronts Designed by Talent Commissioned by ArtWorks
FOUND is a collaborative project between ArtWorks, AGAR, 3CDC, and The Carol Ann and Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation to celebrate the holiday season. The month-long festivities will include spirited window displays in shops across OTR and Downtown Cincinnati, scavenger hunts, and holiday events.

The decorated window spaces, Windows of Wonder, are designed and executed by the following artists and artist collectives: Erika NJ Allen, Ezra Cline, Continuance, Michael Coppage, Duta Dago, Lizzy DuQuette, Linnea Gartin, Matt Grote, Brandon Hawkins, Indigo Hippo, Hannah "Jonesy" Jones, Ashna Khanna, Sharareh Khosravani, Lightborne, Genevieve Lavalle, Chase Melendez, Samantha Messer, Jesse Mooney-Bullock, Rodney Thompson, Visionaries + Voices, The Welcome Project, Lindsey Whittle, Loraine Wible and Jessica Wolf.
COVID-19 Artist Resources
Pictured: Mother's Bouquet by 0uizi located on 18 E 7th Street.
1628 Ltd. | Artist Call
1628 is excited to announce the call to artists for their spring 2021 art exhibition: Cocoon: Fibers of Home. Each year our spring art exhibition is dedicated to showcasing female-identifying artists. For this exhibition we are looking for fiber-based, female-identifying artists whose work encapsulates the feeling of home. Please email Missy D’Angelo at art@1628ltd.com with any questions regarding the exhibition. The deadline to apply is December 7, 2020 at 5:00pm.
Interlochen Arts Camp | COVID-19 Update for 2021
Interlochen Arts Camp offers summer programs for grades 3-12. Each summer, we welcome over 2,500 students from all over the world to study one of our seven arts areas: creative writing, dance, interdisciplinary arts, film and new media, music, theatre, and visual arts. The camp is waiving application fees for their summer 2021 camp in light of COVID-19. The $65 application fee will be waived with the code (CINI2021) for students. Scholarships are also available, including full coverage scholarships. The priority application deadline is January 14, 2021.
Pretrial Justice Initiative | New Grant Opportunity
The Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI) is calling all Ohio-based artists, musicians, writers, filmmakers, performers and other creatives. Your voice (and work) are needed in the movement to end mass incarceration in the Buckeye State and beyond.

The purpose of this grant is to use the arts as a way of engaging and educating everyday Ohioans around the issues of bail reform, racial equity, and community wellness. Your work, if selected, will be featured in an online gallery—part of a sleek, new microsite hosted by the Pretrial Justice Institute (PJI)—and used as inspiration for a series of community conversations and self-care/art-making events focused on racial healing in early 2021. The deadline to apply is December 7, 2020.

Manifest Gallery | Open Call for Entries for Regional Showcase
Manifest Gallery has opened a call for submissions from artists in Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana. This three-state-region exhibit has no defined expectation for type, media, or style of work to be considered or selected. THIS IS AN OPEN CALL. Submissions can range from the most traditional to the most conceptual or experimental. The only criteria for entry is that works must qualify as works of visual art in the broadest sense of the term made by artists currently living in Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana.
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