Some call them eyesores; some consider them art; but most people probably don't notice the old advertising signs fading away on the sides of buildings.
Before we go further, I need to let you know that I like ghost signs. A lot. In fact, I have a photo blog devoted to them. But, I'm not the only fan. Maya Drozdz of Over-the-Rhine is also a ghost sign enthusiast.
Founded in 1996, ArtWorks is an award-winning non-profit organization that employs and trains local youth and talent to create art and community impact. The most visibleArtWorks projects are the many murals that brighten-up our region. Since the mural program was launched in partnership with the City of Cincinnati in 2007, ArtWorks has hired area youth to paint 68 murals.