ArtWorks alumna, Nytaya Babbitt, was recently featured by local news station, Fox19 NOW. The outlet celebrated the young artist’s big splash in the arts community as part of their new series, Breaking Through. The weekly series will highlight those who are stepping forward to pave the way for a better future.
Babbitt has worked on ArtWorks’ Hear Us Out mural as a Teaching Artist, Race Refrigeration mural as co-designer and Lead Teaching Artist, and is now serving as a Designer and Lead Teaching Artist on Pillars of Cincinnati, a new historical mural series coming soon to the Avondale neighborhood.
Hear from Babbitt at ArtWorks’ next Wet Paint on September 22 at 21c Museum Hotel. ArtWorks’ late summer teams will be describing the murals they’re currently creating for Cincinnati. Babbitt is the featured artist of the evening. Wet Paint is open to the public and free to attend. RSVP here.
ArtWorks is an award-winning Greater Cincinnati nonprofit that transforms people and places through investments in creativity. The organization collaborates with community organizations and residents, businesses, governments, foundations and nonprofits to build creative works of art that bolster the region’s global reputation as an arts destination. ArtWorks employs professional artists who inspire and mentor diverse teams of youth, ages 14-21, helping them build 21st century career-readiness skills. These teams have completed more than 14,000 public and private art projects in its 26 years, including more than 200 permanent outdoor murals.