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Jess Hirsch

With her sculpture Death Bed, FSP/Jerome Fellowship Artist, Jess Hirsch (MN), invites you to contemplate death in the comfort of nature.

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 […]

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 […]

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? […]

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 […]

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 […]