Cincy is Creative: Artist Cedric Michael Cox's murals and paintings make statements large and small

CINCINNATI - Cincinnati and the greater Tri-State region are home to people who excel in artistic and other creative disciplines. Each week, we’ll focus on a creative individual who is bringing new perspectives to our lives and enriching our cultural diversity.

You may know him by his murals; in particular Avondale Pride, which Cedric Michael Cox considers his best work to date.

In the art world, good things happen to those who don’t wait to be discovered. Artists who are confident in the quality of their work actively seek opportunities to get their work seen by more people.

That approach is paying off for Cincinnati Cox.

Become a WCPO Insider to see Cox's work and learn how this artist's life draws inspiration from community, teaching and the old masters. 


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