This Greater Cincinnati nonprofit creates community-based public art that provides career opportunities for artists of all ages.

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MISSION: ArtWorks is an award-winning Greater Cincinnati nonprofit that creates community-based public art that provides career opportunities for artists of all ages.

SERVING OUR COMMUNITY: Our 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 14,000 public and private art projects in its 26 years, including more than 250 permanent outdoor murals.

Colleen Houston, CEO + Artistic Director
Sydney Fine, Senior Director, Impact
Jane Keller, Senior Director, Finance & Talent
Jeff Sperry, Senior Director, Advancement

Our Board of Directors
The ArtWorks Board of Directors is the governing body of our organization. These devoted volunteers are responsible for overseeing our mission and activities.

Lauren Hannan Shafer, President, Community Volunteer
Ric Booth, Vice President, Duke Energy Convention Center
Laura Humphrey, Treasurer, Bartlett Wealth Management
Ron Houck, Secretary, the plant trolley, inc.
Ron Bates, 1919 Investment Counsel
Rocco D’Ascenzo, Duke Energy Business Services
Kathryne Gardette, Prestige AV & Creative Services
Agnes Godwin Hall, Macy’s Inc.
Bethany Hartman, Fifth Third Bank
Barbara Hauser, Procter & Gamble
Mike Hoeting, Bang Zoom Design
Gee Horton, Visual Artist
John Korn, American Scaffolding, Retired
Pam Kravetz, Art Educator
Mark Mallory, Mark Mallory & Associates & 68th Mayor of Cincinnati
Paula Boggs Muething, FC Cincinnati
Joe Muraca, Ernst & Young
Molly North, Al. Neyer
Tyra Patterson, Ohio Justice and Policy Center
Ken Pray, The Kroger Company, Retired
Jens Rosenkrantz, Jr., The Annex Gallery
Connie Ross, Empower
Lisa Beshara Saia, Community Volunteer
RJ Sargent, 1819 Innovation Hub – University of Cincinnati
Randy Smith, Jack Rouse Associates
Molly Weissman, PNC Bank
Allen Woods, MORTAR

Board Members Emeriti
Janel Carroll, TruePoint Wealth Counsel
Margie Schneider, Community Volunteer
Mu Sinclaire, Ross, Sinclaire, & Associates
Sara M. Vance Waddell, SVM Media

• Donate to the Apprentice Promise
• Volunteer as a mural tour guide (May–October)
• Buy a ticket to our fall fundraiser, Art off the Walls
P.O. Box 68106
Cincinnati, OH 45206
(513) 333-0388

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