murals 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 The London Police Invade Northern KY http://wvxu.org/post/london-police-invade-northern-ky <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Greater Cincinnati has been synonymous with murals for generations.&nbsp;</span></p><p>In 1932, Winold Reiss created 23 towering mosaics for Union Terminal -- though 14 of them have since been moved to the airport for preservation.</p><p>One of Cincinnati’s most iconic pieces of art is the mural for the Terrace Plaza Hotel, created in 1947 by Joan Miro -- that now sits across from the Terrace Café in the Cincinnati Art Museum.</p><p>Cincinnati’s own ArtWorks has been decorating facades and exterior canvases since 1996.</p><p>In 2010 muralist Shepard Fairey plastered his imagery – quite literally – all around town.&nbsp;</p><p>And just last March, Irish artist Maser’s mural “Get Up” was installed on the side of a building on Pendleton St.</p><p><strong>Now, the London Police are back in town.</strong></p><p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 19:54:06 +0000 Jim Nolan 16255 at http://wvxu.org The London Police Invade Northern KY