Tess Little (Fairborn, OH)
Friendship Arch, 2011
Location: Wenzler Park
Tess Little created Friendship Arch with over 250 participants from the Kettering community in 2010 and 2011. This 12 foot, stainless steel arch and two accompanying benches exhibit the hands traced by the participants with their individualized symbols.
Little is a faculty member at Sinclair Community College and the founder and coordinator of REACH, an annual symposium promoting cross-cultural understanding and education between the African American, Appalachian, Latino, Native American, and all other ethnic communities in the Miami Valley area.