Tag Archives: Artist Development

Sculpture Superhero: Hugh Corduroy Bryant

We’re back for round 2 of FSP Alumni Legacies and this time we’re highlighting recent Park Manager: Hugh “Corduroy” Bryant Over the years Franconia has had several Park Managers including Bobby and Dane who we recently interviewed in The Boys are Back in Town. More recently we had Hugh Condrey Bryant who came to us as an intern […]

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 […]

Who will shape this landscape? Franconia’s 2015 Artists-in-Residence

The snow is gone, the house has undergone a serious spring cleaning session, the artists’ work pad is organized, garden veggies are sprouting in our kitchen waiting to be planted, but the most exciting part about this month is already underway. Franconia will once again host a diverse group of artists from all around the world at our […]

How Sculpture Learns

What would you do given a box of matches, a toy firetruck, a reflector, a small rock, a tire, a plastic cellphone, a 1.7 oz bottle of alcohol, and a single strand of hair? Our spring residents have the answer! The White House is filling up with artists from across the country: so far we have Minnesota’s […]

One Stunner of a Summer

The birds are chirping, the mud is thawing, the grass is greening, and we at Franconia Sculpture Park are preparing for a bustling, event-filled summer. We have an event just about every weekend May through September that include awesome activities like music, sculpture-making, hot metal pours and more. Curious about what you’ll find this summer? Keep reading! For […]

You here, Deer?

This past summer, after an almost 10-year hiatus, Mike Calway-Fagen returned to Fanconia.  In 2005, he spent the summer at Franconia as an intern artist, creating a piece of work titled Dividing Line. This time around he was a part of our Open Studio Fellowship Program.  His pyramid made out of taxidermied deers is unlike any other […]