Tag Archives: fellowship

Measure, cut, assemble, repeat 

Vascular Form V, Orientation Back in 2001, with the help of an FSP/Jerome Fellowship, Foon Sham installed one of his sculptures at Franconia Sculpture Park. Back then, Franconia was located at a 16-acre site on Route 8. This spring, Foon Sham returned to our newly expanded 43-acre park on Route 95 to complete an Open Studio Fellowship, creating and installing new artwork at […]

Give ’em the old razzle dazzle, razzle dazzle ’em

If you’ve visited the park recently, you’ve undoubtedly seen the large black and white sculpture that *DAZZLES* the eye as it seems to change shape and transform right before you. Here’s everything you need to know about Dazzle and the man behind the curtain, Chris Manzione.  What is your creative process like when you are making sculpture? […]

No Sleep Till Brooklyn

Over the holiday season I visited family back East and as we made our way through some iconic New York City art institutions we happened upon this spectacular installation by Brooklyn-based artist Kambui Olujimi. Remember that name? Olujimi was one of the 2014 FSP/Jerome Fellows who made a BIG impact.  If you’ve ventured into the newly […]

6 Ways to Become a Franconia Artist

What you need to know Deadlines for our 2015 Artist Opportunities are right around the corner, so go ahead and dust off those old slides, contact your references, and update that resume, so you too can be part of 2015 @ Franconia. Franconia accepts applications to 6 different opportunities, each with their own set of requirements […]

New Sculptures on Exhibition

As autumn approaches, we’re excited to share some of the incredible sculptures that have been made by Franconia artists-in-residence this year. In 2014, we awarded 10 competitive residency fellowships to emerging and mid-career artists from across the country this year. Over the course of the year, the Fellowship Artists were in residence for between three […]

Q and A with 2014 FSP/Jerome Fellowship Artist Torkwase Dyson

Torkwase Dyson arrived at Franconia in the beginning of May with plans to build Site on Site, a sculpture set in to the ground with mirrored surfaces. She planned to use it as a site to make drawings. Three weeks later, she’s installed the first new sculpture of the year. Now titled Site on Sight, […]

Q and A with 2013 FSP/Jerome Fellowship Artist Pablo Garcia Lopez

Franconia Sculpture Park attracts impressive Fellowship Artists, but we’ve never had the pleasure of working with a PhD in Nueroscience. Before his foray in to the art world, Pablo Garcia Lopez completed his PhD at the Cajal Institute in Madrid, Spain, and to this day his artistic practice is heavily influenced by scientific research and […]