The UrbanCincy Podcast

Episode #24: ArtWorks and Power2Give

Greg Lutz and Laura Belcher join us to discuss ArtWorks Cincinnati and Power2Give. We discuss the impact of the arts on our local communities, the role that crowdfunding can play in the fine arts, and the impacts of relying more on this type of fundraising.

ArtWorks Charlie Harper Mural in Downtown CincinnatiOn the 24th episode of The UrbanCincy Podcast, we’re joined by Greg Lutz, Development Coordinator for ArtWorks, and Laura Belcher, National Director for Power2Give. We discuss the role that ArtWorks plays in Cincinnati and some of the organization’s current projects. We explore the idea of using crowdfunding to fundraise for the fine arts. Finally, Randy explains the impact of public art on our local communities, and speculates on the public policy changes that could result from these efforts.

We also encourage our listeners to view the projects that ArtWorks has posted on the Power2Give website.

By Travis Estell

Travis joined UrbanCincy in 2009 as a contributor, and quickly took over technical responsibilities for the site. After growing up in Cincinnati’s east side in Goshen, Travis earned an Electronic Media degree from the University of Cincinnati in 2009. Since then, Travis has been working throughout the United States as a web development consultant. After living in Clifton Heights, Northside, and Over-the-Rhine, Travis now resides in Cincinnati’s Central Business District.