Tag Archives: Artist Opportunities

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 […]

The Fantastic Four

Meet the Spring Intern Artists This Spring we had a great crew of Intern Artists. They came from all across the country to join the Franconia family. When they weren’t providing visitors with amazing experiences on tours, or sweating in the heat to make the park beautiful, they were hard at work creating their marvelous sculptures. They made use […]

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 […]

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 […]

Who let the dogs out?

Jeff Kalstrom has been a part of Franconia for years and is best known around here for his fantastical animal sculptures. This summer Jeff participated in our FSP/Jerome Fellowship Artist Program. Measuring 18 ft tall his newest addition to the park is like no doghouse you’ve ever seen before. In between coats of paint, we had a chance to sit down with Jeff to discuss everything from Greek philosophy to what makes Franconia special.