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Public voting has ended. Thanks for voting!

Stay tuned to this page to find out the winner in early February!

Winner's Benefits

  1. $2,500 grant for original artwork, if chosen 
  2. Artwork will be unveiled at a press conference scheduled for early February
  3. Traveling artist showcase and exhibition aboard the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar, held in early February
  4. Marketing signage opportunity inside the Cincinnati Bell Connector streetcar for the artist and to encourage people to buy the winning artists work.

Grant Contest Timeline

January 10-16: Public voting period. The top three vote-getters via the online vote will move forward to final judging by a panel made up of City of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Bell and ArtsWave representatives.

January 18: Winner is notified.

January 19 to February 1: Cincinnati Bell Connector Streetcar is wrapped.

Early February: Cincinnati Bell Connector Streetcar is unveiled

February 4-6: Artist showcase & exhibition (subject to change)

February 2-28: Signage for the artist and their work is activated throughout the month of February 2022 

Questions about anything you've read here?

Contact Ryan Strand at 513.632.0148 or

For the Grant Contest Official Rules, click here.