Category Park Update

Meet our Spring 2017 Interns!

Check out our Fantastic Five, also known as Parky Park & the Funky Bunch: Andrew Ingersoll, Jordan Jirschele, Connor McNerney, Alicia Proudfoot, and Heidi Zenisek! Meet Andrew Ingersoll Hometown: San Diego, CA Education: University of California, Berkeley What is your Spirit Tool? Albuterol Inhaler What is your breakfast go-to? Bananas How did you hear about […]

People as Mountains: Laura Feldberga

Laura Feldberga was one of our first Open Studio Fellows of 2017, along with her father, Ojars Feldbergs, who joined us from Latvia from mid-March to mid-April. Laura’s work at Franconia began with a visiting artist lecture and workshop with students at the University of Minnesota Art Department and culminated with a performance of 16 […]

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 […]

Shanice Jackson Ellison: 2016 FSP/Jerome Fellow

When I was younger, I would explore the strip of trees behind my house multiple times a day. It wasn’t a very large area, so I would see the same rocks, the same mushrooms, and the same leftover refuse from previous visitors. However, each trip would feel like a new adventure. Between the walls made […]

2017 Valentines Day Iron Pour

In today’s day and age, with the ability to get anything at the click of a button or a drive to the store, we are less aware of where our possessions come from and how they come into being. One process often used in production is the casting of objects from molds. Franconia Sculpture Park’s […]

Spotlight’s on Lu Xu’s Living Sculpture!

In 1950, at the eve of the establishment of the People’s Republic of China, Liang Sicheng, the nation’s leading architect, proposed to Mao a plan for the new Beijing city, which divided it into three function-orientated districts and located the central government west to the old Beijing city. The plan prioritized the city’s efficiency, allowed […]

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 […]