Past Gallery Exhibitions
February 24–April 14, 2023
In partnership with Core Clay, artist Alondra Biberos leads the collective as they reflect on and capture the spirit of today through the creation of hand-built sculptural and functional ceramic pieces. Learn more
April 28—June 30, 2023
July 28 – September 15, 2023
ArtWorks’ second visiting artist in residence, Amelia Key led eight teen and young adult Artists as they explored a range of sculptural solutions that transform and elevate the mundane objects that pervade our daily life, creating a dialogue about plastic waste, the environment, and the relationship between materials and concept. They will gain experience showcasing their finished pieces in an exhibition at the ArtWorks V² Gallery and have the opportunity to speak publicly about their work. Learn more
Parts or Pieces
September 29–November 17, 2023
ArtWorks presented Cincinnati-based Performance Artist and Curator Noel Maghathe’s works along with teen and young adult works.
Photo of Sarah Rodriguez (right) and a Gallery Fellow
December 1, 2023–January 12, 2024
Artist-in-Residence Sarah Rodriguez and seven Gallery Fellows created works that reflect artists as storytellers, considering questions such as: What is an heirloom? How do our identity and interpersonal relationships manifest in the significance of an object? Using a variety of techniques, the Fellows created a selection of pieces that present their unique perspectives as they work through the prompts above.
As We Bloom
June 24 – August 13, 2022
Radha Lakshmi and young adult artists print on paper using eco-friendly methods. Lakshmi, a Visual and Community Artist, is also a trained printmaker. Lakshmi was born and raised in Chennai, Tamilnadu, India, and is now a long-time Cincinnati resident. Her art-making has moved from printmaking to ritual threshold ephemeral art, emphasizing eco-friendly materials. Youth artists will learn about rituals of India, including Mandalas, how to eco-print on paper and tell their stories through printmaking techniques. With the guidance of the lead teacher, Radha Lakshmi, The artists will create individual artworks using printing and layering with flowers and leaves resulting in a stunning visual composition using storytelling.
Active Imagination (in collaboration with Cincinnati Art Museum)
April 29 – June 11, 2022
Carving Out Your Own Path
Dec 16, 2022 – Feb 10, 2023
Gifted is a curated alumni show highlighting the talent of ArtWorks’ past Apprentices, Teaching Staff, Designers, Gallery Artists-in-Residence, and Gallery Youth Program Artists with work developed outside ArtWorks’ programming. Presented by Duke Energy.