News & Announcements


SOS Art will be offering an art workshop, free of charge, for children/youth, on SATURDAY NOVEMBER 13, from 2 to 5pm, in the Geier Room at Mt Auburn Presbyterian Church, 103 William Howard Taft Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219.

The workshop will focus on the theme of hunger using the technique of pastels, taught by artist and art educator Jay DeFazio.

The workshop is open to any children/youth ages 6 to 16. All participants must wear a mask during the entirety of the workshop. The artwork produced during the workshop will be photographed and featured on this SOS ART website, and exhibited at a later date.


SOS ART 2021 Book including a section on the USA Miniprints for Peace and Justice 2021 is now available Online by clicking HERE or visiting the Publications page on this website.

“Human Rights” Portfolio of Woodcut Prints
by artists from Oaxaca and Cincinnati

Click here to view!

SOS ART 2021
Online Exhibit Now Open

Click here to visit!

USA MINIPRINTS for PEACE and JUSTICE 2020 and 2021
Online Exhibit Now Open

Click here to visit

SOS ART Retrospective 2016-2020

took place at Kennedy Heights Arts Center from

January 9 to March 13, 2021

If you did not have a chance to visit the show:

  1. Please view the exhibit book that contains all work and artists statements at the following link: SOS ART Retrospective Exhibit Book
  2. Please watch video below documenting the show and including mini interviews of 60 participating artists.
  3. The exhibit, the book, the video and all related activities were sponsored by a generous grant from The Charles Dater Foundation

Calls to Artists and Online Exhibits

are posted in the sidebar to the right


A new book has been published by SOS ART:

An Affirming Epiphany

Self-Portraits and statements by
28 transgender individuals and responsive
poems by 28 Greater Cincinnati poets.
A book project of SOS ART in collaboration with
Jay DeFazio, “Inside Out: Greater Cincinnati”

Click here to view a pdf of the book or contact us to purchase your own printed copy.

A new book has been published by SOS ART:

For A Better World 2021

This 18th year book of Poems and Drawings on Peace and Justice by Greater Cincinnati Artists  includes poems by 74 local poets and drawings by 38 local visual artists 

Click here to see a pdf of the book

Family by Thom Shaw, 1995 Woodcut