Kathy Wade knows how to make a lasting impression, n her daily work as co-founder and executive director of Learning Through Art, in her stage performances around town and on television, and now, on Fountain Square.
Wade, who launched the annual Cincinnati Snaps photo competition seven years ago, says that showing the "Best of Snaps" exhibit to the public in such larger-than-life way is a great chance to show the power of images.
"The beauty of Snaps is that it shows Cincinnati neighborhoods through fresh eyes," Wade says. "Real neighbors submit their best work, and it's always impressive to see familiar places through someone else's lens."
As she whisks between meetings and programs, Wade notes that her small but mighty non-profit has programs connects with the World Choir Games next month through an exhibit at the Main Public Library downtown, "What Children Believe," a free international art exhibition featuring children’s global perspectives based on what they believe.
"We have always built community and understanding through art, culture and literacy education," says Wade. "We're proud to share this anniversary with the city and the thousands of young people whose lives we have touched."
• Submit your own Cincinnati Snaps entry
for the 2012 juried competition. Submissions will be accepted until Aug. 31.
• Visit the main library downtown to see the "What Children Believe International Art Exhibition."
• Save the date
for the 2012 Crown Jewels of Jazz concert featuring Wade and jazz legend Diane Schur, Nov. 9, in the Music Hall Ballroom.
By Elissa Yancey
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