The City of Kettering
CitySites, Art in Public Places program held an international stone
carving symposium September 2002 in Kettering, OH. Eight international
artists from Italy, U.S.A., Japan, Germany, Bulgaria, Austria and
Spain. participated in a three-week stone event.
The symposium utilized
large Indiana Limestone blocks approximately 6 feet by 6 feet by
12 feet for each artist. The finished carved work will be installed
in various public locations in Kettering. The work will be maintained
and catalogued by the CitySites public art program.
“9-1-1 MEMORIAL” 12’ high.
Van Alstine created a living memorial to be sited near the City
hall in Kettering. It is a sun-activated work. Each year on September
11th the position of the noon sun aligns and cast the tip of a shadow
exactly on the specific “911” stainless steel marker
creating a yearly reminder of the events of that day 2001
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