News & Events

We are always excited to share our students’ stories and accomplishments! Click here to learn more about our Student Art ShowsNational Park TripsStudent Success Stories, and other exciting news.

We’d love to hear from you as well. If you have a story to share with our community or have media inquiries, please contact Brooke Sallas at or 513-562-5500.

A Health & Safety Update

March 18, 2020

Things are changing quickly in today’s world. I would like to share important updates about our efforts to keep CATS students engaged and their credit acquisition uninterrupted—the safety of our students, professional art instructors, staff and community partners is our top priority. During this trying time, our hearts go out to anyone who’s been affected […]

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College and Career Fair 2020

January 24, 2020

The annual college and career fair was held the week of January 6th. Over 110 students attended the college and career fair, the large turnout and student enthusiasm were noted by the presenters who were returning for a second year. The students engaged by asking questions of the college representatives and completing a “College Comparison […]

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2019 Deck the Halls: Student Art Show & Sale

December 12, 2019

CATS hosted its 12th annual Student Show and Sale, Saturday, December 7. The hallway and gallery were lined with over 500 pieces of student artwork, representing the semester theme, “Art and the Environment.” All five studios displayed work that exhibited talent, hard work, and dedication by the students. During the show, students were encouraged to […]

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UC, local nonprofit win in creative blitz

October 22, 2019

University of Cincinnati increases its urban impact through collaboration with local high school artists and national employers October 15, 2019 Hundreds of UC design students, local high school students and national employers came together at the University of Cincinnati to provide real-world work experience while also giving back to the community. Earlier this month during […]

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Summer Trip: Acadia 2019

October 18, 2019

Cincinnati Arts and Technology Studios offers a Summer Trip to Acadia National Park to students enrolled in the high school program. Selected candidates go through a time-sensitive application process, as well as demonstrating their commitment to the CATS high school program. With help from our supporters, including Park Journey’s, CATS was able to fund ten students on […]

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Cincinnati Arts and Technology Studios to Host an Art Gallery Featuring CPS Students Capstone Projects

August 13, 2019

Each year students from the Cincinnati Arts and Technology Studios programs create, display and sell pieces of art under the direction of local professional artists and academic advisors Cincinnati, OH –  Cincinnati Arts and Technology Studios is pleased to present “Deck the Hall” a student exhibition of art works showcasing the skills and artistry of […]

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The Cincinnati Magazine spotlights the “Designing Minds”​ at CATS

November 1, 2018

In the November 2018 issue of Cincinnati Magazine, writer Lisa Murtha and photographer Jonathan Gibson, beautifully captured the essence of our program at CATS, in the article, “Designing Minds.” The article follows a few of our students and their stories and touches on how CATS helps “plant the seeds for life-long success.”  If you would like […]

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New Fifth Third scholarship program benefits at-risk students of Cincinnati Arts & Technology Studios

September 26, 2018

First-year scholarships to be awarded during OTR International Film Festival; area businesses invited to participate in program Cincinnati, September 26, 2018 — “I want to make something of my life. I want to go to college, which my parents didn’t get to do,” says Rose Thompson. “Without this scholarship, I wouldn’t be going to college.” […]

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CATS students prepare for Yellowstone, win DAAPcamps scholarships, train for careers

June 21, 2018

It’s summer break, but not for Cincinnati Arts & Technology Studios students Cincinnati, June 21, 2018 — School may be out for the summer but not for students and recent graduates of Cincinnati Arts & Technology Studios. CATS, a Cincinnati Public Schools partner, uses a variety of programs to help at-risk students stay in school, […]

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Cincinnati Arts and Technology Center becomes Cincinnati Arts & Technology Studios

August 1, 2017

New name, new look, reflects evolved mission. The Cincinnati Arts and Technology Center (CATC) announced that it is now Cincinnati Arts and Technology Studios (CATS). The name change is supported by evolved branding that reflects the organization’s proven success in helping at-risk high school students stay in school, graduate and launch successful careers and lives. “We’re […]

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