CYC’s Ashley Meredith puts finishing touches on the scholarship board, CATC lobby.

CATC announces 94% graduation rate

Students return this week to their studios at the Cincinnati Arts & Technology Center  Cincinnati, September 14, 2015 — Students of the Cincinnati Arts& Technology Center, (CATC) return to their art studios at Longworth Hall this week. The program serves Cincinnati Public Schools juniors, seniors, and overage underclassmen, most of whom are at risk of […]



Students created these three stacked ceramic backbones on display at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. They represent students’ personal experiences with injustice and an attempt to unite as a community for justice.


Justin H.

“CATC has the standards that you have to get good grades to keep coming. My grades were Cs, Ds and Fs. Now they’re mostly As and Bs.” — Justin H., CATC student 2012-2014 Justin didn’t expect much when he came to CATC. “Just drawing lessons,” he says. “I didn’t expect anything they do here.”  In […]

Meet our students and graduates

The faces of CATC students and graduates tell the story better than words ever could. As we begin our 10th year in operation, we have helped more than 3,000 urban teens graduate and prepare for successful lives. Each year we serve about 400 students, using proven arts programming at a sophisticated level to re-engage them in learning. […]