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    Coshocton Ray Trace

    People are excited and making an effort to get out of their cars to come into the park.  They are curious and asking, in a good sense, “What is this orange thing?”   Answer: MEETING ROOM 1. Behin Ha’s “Coshocton Ray Trace.” It’s a community-built temporary pavilion in the artPARK where community groups, families and friends can meet from June – October, 2019. The installation uses scrap polypropylene mesh from Snyder Manufacturing to create an unexpected point of attraction in the center of town  The project was funded by an Ohio Arts Council ArtsNext grant and the Pomerene Center Community Arts Fund at the Coshocton Foundation. A little history— The original…

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    Make a Difference Day 2015. Mound Building.

    We began planning our Make a Difference Day project with Amish barn-raising-style dreams…swarms of people working together, cutting and applying white oak flooring and walls to the artPARK platform/amphitheater…all under the direction of “Frolic” foreman Henry Stutzman. (When we asked Henry how much he would charge for his day overseeing the project, he declined payment for his services––in the spirit of the “national day of doing good.”) Below are the design drawings for the structure we were gearing up to build.   Lots of prep…lots of forward movement (photos of the 3,610 sq ft of oak, log to preserved boards can be seen here) but sadly the amphitheater foundation will not ready. Which means we’re…