ArtWorks brought its expertise in mural painting and community engagement to create Reaching New Heights, a new mural inside the GE Aviation complex in Evendale, celebrating GE’s commitment to active service members, veterans, and the engines that keep them safe.
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Local artist and designer Christian Dallas, with the support of Youth Apprentice Marin Emanuel, completed this mural. Christian’s design celebrates military heritage, featuring several planes and iconic GE engines throughout history.
This project is part of ArtWorks’ 2021 season of Stronger Together, creating art in public spaces to bring us all closer together and more resilient. This Spring, ArtWorks is employing 68 Youth Apprentices, 37 Artists and Teaching Artists, and other several opportunities for youth engagement.
This mural was completed Spring 2021 and dedicated as part of ArtsWave 2021 Community Campaign. GE and its employees have supported the arts in the region through the community campaign for more than 40 years. #ForTheArtsForAll
About GE Aviation
GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading provider of jet and turboprop engines, as well as integrated systems for commercial, military, business and general aviation aircraft. GE Aviation has a global service network to support these offerings. Follow GE Aviation on Twitter and YouTube.
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 12,500 public and private art projects in its 25 years, including more than 200 permanent outdoor murals. ArtWorks thanks our ongoing supporters: ArtsWave, City of Cincinnati and the Ohio Arts Council.