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Jamie-Lee Elizabeth – Artist in Residence

November 18 November 29

Contemporary Arts Center


Jamie-Lee Elizabeth

Join Jamie-Lee Elizabeth, CAC Artist-In-Residence, in the Creativity Center this Fall for free collaborative art-making and discussion.

Jamie-Lee’s residency focuses on vulnerability and human connection, exploring love and heartbreak, friendship and family, black womanhood, grief, and joy.

Jamie-Lee will craft creative writing workshops exploring these themes and how wellness can intertwine with and potentially expand upon them. When we have the opportunity to be vulnerable with ourselves and each other creatively, it positively impacts our well-being.


  • Sat, November 18: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Sat, November 25: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Wed, November 29: 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (Closing Reception)

About Jamie-Lee Elizabeth

Jamie-Lee Elizabeth is a writer, poet, and spoken word artist. Born and raised by Jamaican parents in Cincinnati, Jamie-Lee always loved reading and writing. She graduated from The Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Minor in Education. Jamie-Lee has a wealth of experience in nonprofit organizations’ youth development and engagement roles. As the previous Manager of Education & Outreach at Elementz Hip Hop Youth Center, Jamie-Lee oversaw poetry programming for teens in the Greater Cincinnati area.

Jamie-Lee has performed her original poetry at many locations, such as the Cincinnati Art Museum, Woodward Theater, and Union Hall. Most recently, in her five-month fellowship at Kennedy Heights Arts Center, Jamie-Lee held four writing workshops exploring the themes of love, friendship, grief, joy, and black womanhood. She used the poetry books of authors Nikki Giovanni, Lucille Clifton, Sonia Sanchez, Alex Elle, and Jasmine Mans as guides throughout her workshops.

After the success of this fellowship, she would like to continue to focus on expanding her workshopping skills and interaction with community members.

Contemporary Arts Center

The Contemporary Arts Center brings art and the creative process to all people through exhibitions, performances, and experiences that open minds.


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Contemporary Arts Center
513 345 8400
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