Tag Archives: Franconia

Meet the Franconia Spring 2018 Intern Artist Fellows!

  While April blizzards this year caused a bit of a delay for our Spring Intern Artists, they were hardly fazed and have hit the muddy ground running on their individual sculptures and daily park work. Meet Ila Krishnamoorthy (NJ), Martin Gonzales (MN), Ella Snow (NC), and Nathan Kim (NYC) and be sure to see […]

Spotlight on Dane Winkler: 2018 Open Studio Fellow

This spring, FSP alumni (intern artist 2012) Dane Winkler returned as an Open Studio Fellow to build his newest sculpture, Fannie Salter Salute. The entire construction and installation of the structure, circular staircase, roof was completed in exactly one month. Even before settling into the residence house, Dane drove straight to the workpad to unload his lumber […]

2018 Valentine’s Day Hot Metal Pour Part 2: Life as a Professional Artist working in Cast Iron

“Iron casting has melted who I thought I was, and has molded me into who I have become.” -Tamsie Ringler   Welcome to part two of our 2018 Valentine’s Day Hot Metal blog feature! This week we’re focusing on Life as a Professional Artist Working in Cast Iron, or what I might also refer to as […]

Meet our Spring Interns!

Get to know our Spring 2016 interns!

20th Anniversary Alumni Show @ Casket

  Franconia is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2016 with events at our Northeast Minneapolis gallery. We’re super excited to be celebrating two decades of BIG dreams, BIG space, and BIG art! Franconia in the City @ Casket 20th Anniversary Small Sculpture Alumni Show Since 1996, more than 800 artists have participated in Franconia’s residency programs. In […]

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 […]

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 […]