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ArtWorks provides a list of artist opportunities for creatives in Greater Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. If you would like to add an opportunity to work directly with an artist with the info added below, please fill out this form. If you are interested in partnering with ArtWorks directly on a public art opportunity, we invite you fill out this form to start a conversation.

Please note: ArtWorks may not be affiliated with opportunities listed. If you have questions, please reach out to the organization directly.

ArtWorks Opportunities

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Artist Opportunities from Other Organizations


Part Time Volunteer Leadership

Socially Distant Art is seeking leadership for a unique accessibility-focused online arts residency program. Socially Distant Art (SDA) is a digitally-based, grassroots arts residency program with a focus on cultivating accessibility and inclusivity in our residents’ creative and organizational practices. We are shaping our program with an intersectional approach to accessibility, building our work upon innovations within mutual aid movements and the Disability Activism community.

SDA is seeking applicants to join our volunteer leadership team as we build our arts residency program! We are looking for applicants who are interested in mutual aid, accessibility and inclusivity in the arts, arts activism, and digital/remote community building. Find more information here.

Length of Commitment: Minimum of 12 months
Hours per week of work: 12 to 20 hours each month

Application Deadline: February 21, 2022

Eastern Neighborhoods Vibrant Communities Opportunity

The Center for Great Neighborhoods has an exciting opportunity for Artists of Color to implement their ideas in Covington’s Eastern Neighborhoods thanks to funding through Greater Cincinnati Foundation. Artists (including Youth!) can request up to $5,000 to implement their artistic idea, which could be visual, performance-based, etc. You can find link to the application with details is here (it is also available in Spanish). Applications are due February 28th at 5 PM. It is anticpated that 2-3 applications will be rewarded.

Calling for Artist Submissions: Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit

The Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit is an annual gathering that brings together hundreds of sustainability leaders from Greater Cincinnati and across the Midwest—elected officials, Fortune 500 companies, innovative small businesses, government agencies, academic groups, non-profit organizations, community associations, young professionals, activists and residents—who are passionate about solving the region’s toughest environmental problems while creating a positive economic and social impact. The Summit will be held at the Cintas Center at Xavier University on June 16, 2022.

Local artists of all ages are invited to submit proposals for artworks, as well as pre-made original artworks to be featured at the 2022 Midwest Regional Sustainability Summit. 2D, 3D, Spoken Word, and Performance arts submissions will all be considered. Click here for more details!

Application Deadline: March 31, 2022

Questions? Contact Zoe R. Codd at or Charlie Gonzalez at


Be a part of the 10×10 Team! 

The Cincinnati Art Museum is looking for youth volunteers to help plan the Teen Art Expo 2022. Each team member must be able to meet on select Thursdays through Spring 2022 (usually once per month). Responsibilities include: selecting artworks, organizing events and creating materials to promote the expo. Please fill out the form here if you would like to apply to be a part of the team.

For any questions contact Sara Birkofer at or 513-639-2971


Classes and Workshops

Looking to learn new skills and improve your craft? Here is a list of local community classes and workshops you can attend!


COVID Resources

Organizations across the country are stepping into action for artists. Several have compiled resource lists for emergency relief funds, grants, educational webinars, legal advice and more. See some of our favorites below:


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