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January 4, 2017
Leslie Fry. Swell. Stained reinforced concrete. 60” x 22” x 20”
Ode to Concrete

As a sculptor who likes using her hands to model organic forms and usually doesn’t have the budget for bronze casting, I find concrete the best choice for making large outdoor sculptures. I don’t love the dust, the backaches or the weight, but I love what it can do. Concrete is not generally considered a dignified […]

June 30, 2015
Leslie Fry. Open studio moment: Auntie Leslie with Emily Herder, Esquire (and musician, artist, writer)

It was fun. Period. Watch me talk it up at the Fleming Museum’s Pecha Kucha evening and invite the entire audience to the Open Studio and Sculpture Garden Party.  

June 20, 2015
Leslie Fry. Arranging my exhibit in the new studio.
Party prep!

Too busy getting ready for the sculpture garden and open studio party (tomorrow! open to the public!) to write anything of substance. For now, here is a very short video of me setting up the botanically inspired art inside the studio AND a sweet post on the Vermont Art Council’s blog about the sculpture garden.  

June 14, 2015
Loving architectural sculpture

Terrific Pecha Kucha on June 11, at the Fleming Museum’s elegant Marble Court. The original museum was designed by McKim, Mead, and White; the Court is made of Vermont, French, and Italian marbles. The Fleming provides a bar, snacks, and café tables, though attendance is always so strong that the balconies and stairway are full. […]

June 6, 2015
A bit of local glamour

Once upon a time an art major from UVM went straight from her senior show at the Fleming Museum to a solo exhibition in a Montreal gallery and sold everything. With youthful confidence she thought this is the way it would always be, and used her profits for an art pilgrimage to Italy. We all […]