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.
- Apply as a Youth Apprentice
- Apply for Youth Artist Exhibition Program
- Apply to be a Gallery Docent Intern
For Professional Artists
- Apply as a Teaching Artist
- Apply to be a Gallery Docent Intern
- Apply for The Main Library Outdoor Plaza Public Art RFQ
Artist Opportunities from Other Organizations
Art Designer: Social Media Manager
Design Décor Art Group has an immediate opportunity for our Art Designer – Social Media Manager. This is a 30 – 40 Hours Per Week – Flex Time Position in our Ft. Wright KY office. A combination of on site and work from home is available, provided candidate has access to adequate computer equipment for work at home requirements. On site work is at least 60% of time. The perfect candidate must be very proficient in Photoshop and related Adobe Creative Suite programs. A strong background in art creation and/or visual design is required – along with the ability to efficiently and accurately prepare art files for print. Fine art and/or Digital Illustration skills are a bonus. Current knowledge in creating and managing social media campaigns as part of our on-going marketing efforts is an important aspect of this job. Social Media Marketing experience is a plus.
In addition to sourcing and creating digital art images, the candidate needs to have excellent organizational skills related to project management. Professional communication skills are also an important aspect of this job. The candidate can expect to participate in client and vendor meetings on a regular basis. Design Décor Art Group offers a creative and supportive environment and competitive pay – with flexible hours that can be molded to fit the unique needs of the candidate. Limited travel may be required but planned in advance to accommodate schedules.
Interested candidates should submit a Resume & Portfolio to: email@example.com
Deadline to apply: 12/18/2021
La Grange Springs Park Call for Artists
La Grange Springs Park Committee, in connection with La Grange Main Street Program and City of La Grange, seek to commission a unique sculpture for the entrance of the new Springs Park as well as a large mural/mosaic installation. Springs Park property is in downtown La Grange, KY at the site of a historic spring alongside railroad tracks running through Main Street- making La Grange the only remaining Main Street in the country with active trains sharing the pavement with vehicles and pedestrians. In more recent history, a portion of the park property comprised a significant African American neighborhood. La Grange Spring Park Committee hopes the park can pay homage to the history of the town. The deadline to submit proposal is 5:00pm on December 31st. This will be a paid opportunity! Find more information on project details and submission requirements here.
Please contact Mary Boulton, member of the La Grange Springs Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org for
Call for Applications: Artist in Residence at Tiger Lily Press
Tiger Lily Press is now accepting applications for their Working Artist Program Residency. The goal of the WAP Residency is to connect Tiger Lily with a local artist who is passionately committed to their work and their artistic community, interested in seeking out possibilities for expanding their current work into printmaking or challenging their existing love of printmaking through a focused residency project. Through their creative drive and work ethic, the artist serves as a role model for the members of Tiger Lily Press and is asked to engage with the greater community to increase awareness of and education in the field of printmaking. Applicants should possess basic skills in traditional printmaking media. Find more information on requirements and benefits of the residency at Tiger Lily Press’s website. This is a paid opportunity! Deadline to apply is December 1st, 2021.
Please contact Tory Keith with any questions at email@example.com.
Call for National Youth Film Festival Submissions
Next year, the Cambridge Community Art Center will be hosting their 25th Annual Do It Your Damn Self!! National Youth Film Festival. For over the past 25 years the Community Art Center has been highlighting youth voices in themes of social justice, identity, and unique youth perspectives. The films gathered broach personal experiences and experimental explorations of the previous topics. If would like to submit any films to us in hopes of being selected for the upcoming festival. Visit https://www.diyds.org/ to take a look at submission guidelines and some of the past films that were selected. The deadline to submit is December 17th, 2021.
Please reach out Lionel, the Teen Media Program Manager, for any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1-617-868-7100 ext 119
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 email@example.com or 513-639-2971
Call for Artist: Personal Memorial Portrait
The recent unexpected passing of Lo Finucane’s father-in-law has devastated the Finucane family. Lo would like to have a portrait painted on their outdoor patio as a surprise for her husband. She will give you multiple pictures of what he looked like and would like you to be able to express yourself from there forth. It is not a huge job. No deadline but would like to get it done soon. This is also a paid opportunity.
Projected deadline: 1/1/2022
If you are interested please reach out to Lo Finucane at firstname.lastname@example.org
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!
- Sew Valley Education Workshops
- Eco-conscious Workshops at the Contemporary Arts Center
- The Young Adult Lab
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:
- Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grants COVID-19 Fund
- ArtWork Archive COVID-19 Resources for Artists
- Ohio Citizens for the Arts Resources, News
- Springboard for the Arts: Artist Resources
- Teaching Artists Guild COVID-19 Resources
- Ohio Arts Council Coronavirus Updates, FAQs, and Resources
- COVID-19 Freelance Artist Resources
- National Endowment for the Arts COVID-19 Resources for Artists and Arts Organizations
- Creative Capital List of Arts Resources During the COVID-19 Outbreak
- Common Field COVID-19 Resources for the Artist Organization Field
- Americans for the Arts Covid-19 Resource and Response Center
- BLINK Art Financial Resources
- Legal Aid Society of Greater Cincinnati COVID-19 Help & Info
- Innovate Grant for Artists and Photographers
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