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The Zonta Club of Cincinnati and the Contemporary Arts Center Present Community Exhibition “Wounded Healers”


A collection of artwork centering the voices of people who have experienced abuse, highlighting the healing power of artistic expression

In observance of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-based Violence, the Zonta Club of Cincinnati and the Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) are pleased to announce a collaborative community exhibition, Wounded Healers. This exhibition will feature two-dimensional works that depict the personal and painful journey of physical, emotional, and spiritual abuse leading to healing, hope, and wholeness.


The exhibition features artworks submitted by the public through an open call hosted by the CAC and Zonta Cincinnati. Local artists include Joshua August, Lauri Ann Aultman, Jennifer Baldwin, Kenniya Carter, Kemonte Figgs, Abriljoanna Huerta, Ash Kingsland, Radha Lakshmi, Madelyn McArthur, Maddy McFadden, Ichaya Mills and Jahsalyn Robinson.

An Opening Reception for the Exhibition will be held on November 9th, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on the Lower Level Lobby at the Contemporary Arts Center. It is free and open to the public. Light refreshments provided.


Wounded Healers: Transforming Pain to Wholeness and Health will be on view November 9 – December 10 at the Contemporary Arts Center, 44 E 6th Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Admission is free. Gallery hours can be found at or by calling 513-345-8400.

16 Days of Activism Kickoff 

The “Just Say NO to Violence Against Women Proclamation,” acknowledging the kick-off of the 16 Days of Activism beginning November 25th and continuing through December 10th will be proclaimed by Mayor Aftab Pureval and County Commissioner Denise Driehaus on November 16, 5:30 p.m. at the Contemporary Arts Center, followed by a brief reception. The public is encouraged to attend.

Light the City Orange

"Light the City Orange," as local businesses turn their lights orange on November 25 to kick off the 16 Days of Activism. The finalized list of participating businesses will be released closer to the date.

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