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Join ArtWorks for our latest event in the Wet Paint series June 29

Wet Paint

Thursday, June 29, 6–7:30 p.m.

21C Museum Hotel

609 Walnut St., Cincinnati, OH 45202


Matthew Dayler

Hear from Cincinnati-based artist Matthew Dayler, of Chroma Projects, who designed one of our summer murals in partnership with Cincinnati Pride now currently in production by ArtWorks apprentices.

Attendees will also learn about other summer projects including Pones, the True Body project and the SHP mural project going up this summer at 315 E. Seventh Street (Sycamore Place) downtown.

This is a FREE event; all are welcome.


About the Artist:
Matthew Dayler, an Ontario-born artist, is an Assistant Professor at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. With a diverse range of interests, his artwork draws inspiration from historical and contemporary imagery, exploring themes of identity alongside elements of pop culture, music, and sports. Dayler’s creative expressions take various forms, including murals, prints, drawings, and video. His work can be found adorning the walls of corporate offices, schools, and public spaces across the USA, the Netherlands, and Australia. Based in Cincinnati, Dayler is the visionary behind Chroma Projects, a company specializing in the conceptualization and production of immersive murals and installations.

About Wet Paint:
Wet Paint by ArtWorks is a quarterly event series that offers a look behind the scenes of the organization’s upcoming projects, centering on the artists who make our city vibrant. Since 1996, ArtWorks has employed over 7,000 youth and creative professionals, annually investing around $1.5 million in wages for artists. ArtWorks is inviting the public to learn firsthand about the experience of creating public art and other arts-based projects from the Apprentice Artists and project designers. Each event will feature a series of talks for Apprentice artists and highlight one project designer from the season in an artist talk and Q&A at the event.