ArtsWave Young Professionals connects donors between 21 and 40 years of age. Our members are committed to creating an engaged YP community and making a positive impact in the Queen City. To identify as an ArtsWave Young Professional, simply check the YP box when you make your pledge, or mention YP in the comments of your online pledge.
YP Grant Program
In 2016 we created a Young Professional Grant Program, an initiative from our YP Committee, funded by 10 percent of the contributions made by YPs to the ArtsWave Community Campaign.
2017-2018 recipients: Behringer-Crawford Museum, Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati Opera, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company, and Melodic Connections.
2016-2017 recipients: Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, and concert:nova.
Connect with us!
Find ArtsWave on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Join the conversation with #ArtsWaveYP.
ArtsWave YPs connect through a variety of ArtsWave-hosted events throughout the year. Discover upcoming fun ways to meet others and find your new favorite thing to do by signing up to receive our bi-monthly e-newsletter and checking out the Young Professionals section of CincyArtsGuide.
For more information about ArtsWave Young Professionals e-mail Amanda McDonald at YP@artswave.org.
ArtsWave Young Professional Giving Levels
Make your ArtsWave YP gift today!
$75 ArtsWave Pass with YP Extras - the expanded ArtsPass for Young Professionals
Under 40? Opt in as a Young Professional. Receive all the benefits of ArtsPass, plus exclusive offers and invitations to some of Cincinnati’s hottest events.
$500 YP Leader
In addition to ArtsPass with YP Extras, and the $150 and $250 level benefits, YP Leaders receive invitations to select ArtsWave Leadership Giving events and recognition in our annual community report.
Young Professionals Committee
ArtsWave Young Professionals Committee works to raise money for the ArtsWave Community Campaign and connects young professionals to the arts community through engaging arts experiences.
Kevin Miller, Duke Energy, ArtsWave YP Board Co-Chair Punit Akkinepalli
Lou Nazir, Macy's, ArtsWave YP Board Co-Chair
, Macy's Melissa Bailey
, Enquirer Media Andrea Buschmiller
, Paycor, Inc. Sarah Beth Carpenter
, The Waddington Group Tessa Castner
, Frost Brown Todd Grant Cooper
, United Way of Greater Cincinnati Elizabeth Davis
, Art Design Consultants Alex DelGiorno
, Patheon Pharmaceuticals Jill Dickert
, The E.W. Scripps Company Jonathon Dierks
, VANTIV Annette DiTommaso
, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Inc. Katie Doll
, Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Revae Embs,
GBBN Adam Fath
, Fifth Third Bank Andrew Fouras
, Huntington Bank Dirk Glahn
, Paycor, Inc. Teddy Gumbleton
, Cincinnati Opera Greg Harrell
, FC Cincinnati Patrick Hayes
, Graydon Head & Ritchey Madeline Hedges
, First Financial Bank Gwen Kirles
, PatientPoint Michele Kise
, Turner Construction Company Spencer Lee
, Macy's Katie Lutes
, Merrill Lynch & Co. Sarah Maguire
, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Joe Maurits
, Western & Southern Financial Group Ian McManis
, Barnes Dennig Rachael Palermo
, Kroger Alexandra Rice
, Raymond James Financial Services Phillip Ridley
, U.S. Bank Emily Rotella
, Dinsmore & Shohl Andrea Rueve
, TiER1 Performance Solutions Christopher Rueve
, Fifth Third Bank Ellen Stedtefeld
, Taft Museum of Art Joel Stone
, Fifth Third Bank Lee Strasser
, Cincinnati Art Museum Kelley Tracy
, Keating Muething & Klekamp PLL Lauren Trondle
, Ohio National Financial Services Brittany Wade
, Crossroads Joe Wiles
, Cincinnati Bell