Kettering’s CitySites is a percent for art program. It recognizes artistic excellence, accessibility to the arts, and the positive impact creativity has on our community. Learn more about the CitySites collection here.
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Schantz Avenue Bridge
Artist Vicki Scuri (Lake Forest Park, WA) designed a public artwork component for the Schantz Avenue Bridge. Scuri's process integrates functionality with artistic vision, and the integration of history, design and community feedback to create a permanent, beautiful landmark for Kettering. View more information about the project.
Ridgeway Road Bridge
Artist Cliff Garten (Venice, CA) was selected to design a public artwork component to the Ridgeway Road Bridge, scheduled for completion in 2021. Garten is an internationally recognized artist, whose practice integrates sculptural artwork into civic infrastructure, incorporating architecture, landscape architecture and engineering. View more information about the project.
The 2021 Miami Valley Cycling Summit is underway in Kettering! To commemorate this special program, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts is participating with short videos, presented by Kettering residents, about the artwork and architecture that you can easily bike to all over the city! Visit the video gallery.
CitySites Permanent Collection
Art in Public Places Committee
The City of Kettering Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department operates the Percent for Public Art Program with the help of this citizen advisory committee.
Susan Byrnes, Multimedia Artist and Sculptor
Gerald Busch, former City of Kettering Mayor
Connie Campbell, former Cultural Arts Superintendent, City of Kettering
Stefan Chinov, Professor of Sculpture, Wright State University
Tess Cortés, multi-media artist
Meghan Dillon, Art teacher for Kettering City Schools and Kettering Arts Council Member
Bruce Duke, City of Kettering Councilman
Matt Dunn, Executive Director of Montgomery Country Arts and Cultural District
Pete Horan, former City of Kettering Assistant City Manager
Michael Roediger, Director and CEO, The Dayton Art Institute
Terry Welker, Sculptor and Chief Building Official for the City of Kettering
Shayna V. McConville, Division Manager of Cultural Arts, City of Kettering