Category Artist Opportunities

Meet the Franconia Spring 2018 Intern Artist Fellows!

  While April blizzards this year caused a bit of a delay for our Spring Intern Artists, they were hardly fazed and have hit the muddy ground running on their individual sculptures and daily park work. Meet Ila Krishnamoorthy (NJ), Martin Gonzales (MN), Ella Snow (NC), and Nathan Kim (NYC) and be sure to see […]

Spotlight on Dane Winkler: 2018 Open Studio Fellow

This spring, FSP alumni (intern artist 2012) Dane Winkler returned as an Open Studio Fellow to build his newest sculpture, Fannie Salter Salute. The entire construction and installation of the structure, circular staircase, roof was completed in exactly one month. Even before settling into the residence house, Dane drove straight to the workpad to unload his lumber […]

2018 Valentine’s Day Hot Metal Pour Part 2: Life as a Professional Artist working in Cast Iron

“Iron casting has melted who I thought I was, and has molded me into who I have become.” -Tamsie Ringler   Welcome to part two of our 2018 Valentine’s Day Hot Metal blog feature! This week we’re focusing on Life as a Professional Artist Working in Cast Iron, or what I might also refer to as […]

2018 Valentine’s Day Hot Metal Pour Part 1: The Detailed Process of Casting Iron

Happy New Year from Franconia Sculpture Park! In the dark, cold days of winter, we at Franconia look forward to the infusion of warmth and community that comes with our first big event of the new year: The Valentine’s Day Hot Metal Pour! Welcome to the first of a two-part blog feature leading up to […]

Spotlight on Asia Ward’s Solar Tree

At night, in the open country or the mountains, when there is a clear sky and a full moon, the landscape becomes flattened, and all details are reduced to simple and distinct layers of neutral colors. My work explores the surreal dimensional shifts of landscape through time and light, and is shaped by my memories […]

Concrete and steel and wood, oh my!

Pumpkin Spice is back in stores – a sure sign that fall is in full swing! Our intern artists are feeling the cold creep in but aren’t letting that stop them. You can find these hardworkers out on the workpad into the dark and chilly hours daily. They each are creating a large sculpture to install […]

The Boys are Back in Town

To date, Franconia has hosted more than 800 artists from around the world. A few of these artists have returned as staff members, held multiple fellowships, participated in the annual iron pour, collaborated on projects, or just come back to say hello. Whether here for just a season or for the entire 19 years, each member of the […]