Who We Are - The Faces Behind the Corridor

 

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Rebekah Griesmyer | Executive Director

Rebekah has an AA in Theatre Arts from BYU-Idaho, a BA in Drama from the University of Georgia, and a Master's of Educational Leadership from Liberty University. Rebekah has directed children's theatre as well as taught drama and dance for 20 years. Being a military wife, she moved around and worked in private studios, at non-profit theatres, as well as city-run recreational programs; many times starting and running her own programs. Providing access and education of performing arts has always been important to Rebekah. As a mother of six children, she is pleased and honored to share her love of the arts with as many people as possible and make the world a better and more beautiful world for the next generation.

 

David Griesmyer | Artistic Director

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A native of Ohio, David Griesmyer worked for 13 years gaining expertise in fabrication as a representative for a medical company making, repairing and fabricating surgical instruments. His true passion has always been art. He expresses his creativity through pen and ink, acrylic paints, and metal sculptures. In 2013, he left the medical field and struck out to build a business from the ground up that makes the most of not only his skills, but also his talent. With a passion for bringing his creative vision to life, David draws inspiration from the beauty and innocence in life. He has developed a unique welded sculpture technique that allows him to use the welding torch like a paint brush, creating one of a kind pieces in stainless steel. David also put his creative talents into more functional objects such as custom and creative furniture lines and pieces for four and five star hotels and resorts. His company has been growing by leaps and bounds, while employing a large variety of talents. Including welders, designers, CAD drawers, engineers and machinists. David is passionate about increasing revenue, tourism, quality of life, and job development in Southeastern Ohio. He accomplishes this through his company DG Welding and Design as well as his brainchild, The Ohio Art Corridor, a non-profit dedicated to providing public art to small towns and communities throughout the region