Author Archives: richellesoper

Last call, Fall interns!

We are in the final stretch of our 2016 season, and so are our fall interns, with only about a week left to finish their BIG, BIG sculptures! Where are you coming from and what were you doing? I am coming from Easton, Maryland by way of St. Mary’s College of Maryland where I graduated from in May […]

David B. Smith: 2016 Jerome Fellow

I play with photographic images in a sculptural way.  I do this using a computer-code like language and intuitive organic compositions related to natural processes of growth and decay.  I act out apparent contradictions to capture synchronicity and the fleeting sensation of the present moment.  My language is an ever-expanding vocabulary of actions, which I […]

Ian Jones: 2016 FSP/Jerome Fellow

“Survey makers, also called survey marks, survey monuments, or geodetic marks are objects placed to make key survey points on the Earth’s surface. They are used in geodetic and land surveying. Informally, such marks are referred to as benchmark, although strictly speaking the term “benchmark” is reserved for marks that indicate elevation.  Horizontal position markers […]

100% Deet: Meet our 2016 summer interns!

Me-Oh-My! Summer is flying by!  In a few short weeks, we will be welcoming over 20 iron artists from around the world to Franconia Sculpture Park to prepare for our annual Community Iron Pour! But before things get too hot-see what I did there- we want to introduce you to our summer interns, Matt, Lily, Christine and Joe, who […]

Meet our Spring Interns!

Get to know our Spring 2016 interns!