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At ArtsBuild, Looking For A Few New Opportunity Fellows

2022’s Opportunity Fellows with the team at ArtsBuild.
2022’s Opportunity Fellows with the team at ArtsBuild.

Opportunity is knocking at ArtsBuild.

The nonprofit that supports the arts here in Chattanooga and Hamilton County is now taking applications for its summer Opportunity Fellows.

Amy Lowdermilk is programs manager at ArtsBuild.

Josiah Golson is an artist and programs director at Stove Works here in Chattanooga.

Emily Ruiz and Rainn Jackson are recent Opportunity Fellows.

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