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Ollie

Posted on February 10, 2017


Address:

2801 E Stroop Rd

Kettering

OH

45420
Image courtesy of Mark Flatch

Nationally recognized sculptor, Glenna Goodacre is well known for her larger than life bronze figures.  Among her best known works is the Women’s Vietnam Memorial in Washington D.C. on the mall adjacent to the Vietnam Memorial Wall.  Another well known figure of Glenna Goodacre’s is the Sacagawea dollar coin design commissioned by the United States Treasury Department. The City of Kettering’s CitySites public art program has recently completed the installation of three works by Glenna Goodacre.

The installation site for the third bronze figure is the Rob Dyrdeck/DC Shoes Skate Plaza at Indian Riffle Park.  Ollie is a larger-than-life skater frozen in a skate maneuver of the same name. This bronze piece is from Glenna Goodacre’s series entitled Sidewalk Society and is an edition of 5.

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