ArtWorks http://wvxu.org en Cincinnati's ArtWorks puts youth to work creating murals and more around the region http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnatis-artworks-puts-youth-work-creating-murals-and-more-around-region <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Founded in 1996, <a href="http://www.artworkscincinnati.org/"><strong>ArtWorks</strong></a> is an award-winning non-profit organization that employs and trains local youth and talent to create art and community impact. The most visible<a href="https://www.facebook.com/ArtWorksCincinnati"> <strong>ArtWorks</strong></a> projects are the many murals that brighten-up our region. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 08:00:05 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 29174 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati's ArtWorks puts youth to work creating murals and more around the region Penguin gets first glance of herself on ArtWorks mural http://wvxu.org/post/penguin-gets-first-glance-herself-artworks-mural <p>Paula the penguin took a trip outside the Newport Aquarium Thursday to check herself out. The African black-foot penguin seemed only mildly impressed by the 25 foot tall version of herself painted on the north exterior wall of the Aquarium. The artists and young artist apprentices working on the mural, however, enjoyed seeing how their work turned out.</p><p>ArtWorks Cincinnati is in the midst of producing a "Shark Wall" mural for Newport Aquarium as part of the aquarium’s 15-year anniversary. When complete it will feature a 35-foot long sand tiger shark along with other marine life.</p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:55:21 +0000 Tana Weingartner 28787 at http://wvxu.org Penguin gets first glance of herself on ArtWorks mural DCI launches public art map http://wvxu.org/post/dci-launches-public-art-map <p>Downtown Cincinnati Incorporated has created an online database of public art that features the city's fountains, monuments, murals and architecture.&nbsp; It's all the things that DCI says make the streets of downtown an outdoor gallery on view 24/7.<br /><br /><a href="http://www.downtowncincinnati.com/artventure">The website </a>also includes itineraries for five walking tours with a focus on specific artworks, shops and eateries along each route:</p> Tue, 03 Jun 2014 18:26:40 +0000 Mark Heyne 27518 at http://wvxu.org DCI launches public art map ArtWorks CO.STARTERS Big Pitch http://wvxu.org/post/artworks-costarters-big-pitch <h4><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></h4><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 10:30:05 +0000 Mark Perzel 26571 at http://wvxu.org ArtWorks CO.STARTERS Big Pitch John Ruthven and ArtWorks http://wvxu.org/post/john-ruthven-and-artworks <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.ruthven.com/" target="_blank">John A. Ruthven</a>, naturalist, author, lecturer, and internationally acknowledged master of wildlife art, was fascinated by nature as a young boy growing up in Cincinnati. The man often called the "20th Century Audubon," is still fascinated, with nature and art, and enjoys sharing his knowledge with young artists. We talk with John Ruthven and Teresa Hoelle, vice president of Development &amp; External Affairs for ArtWorks. Mr. Tue, 29 Apr 2014 10:30:00 +0000 Maryanne Zeleznik 25996 at http://wvxu.org John Ruthven and ArtWorks