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June 20, 2016
The hills are alive with drapery

My new works on paper and wood depict buildings and landscapes that are alive with transformation. A landscape’s furrowed hills become drapery. Houses lift and float into other worlds of consciousness. Faces blossom from intertwined flowers. Architecture and drapery merge. Created in May during a residency at Marble House Project in Dorset, Vermont, these small […]

September 29, 2015
Leslie Fry. Peaches. 2015.
Blog mélange

Haven’t posted in 2 months – bad blogger! Here are a few bits of the latest. Gearing up for the X-Contemporary fair at the Miami art circus Dec. 1-6. The bronze Colossal AcornHead and my own head will be there. Proud to be one of the artists in ArtShape Mammoth, directed by dynamo Margaret Coleman, who […]

July 15, 2015
Leslie Fry. Working on the Art Deco entrance of the Springfield Cinema in 2011.
Money-making and art-making

How do artists make money, if not from selling their work? Some like a clean line between the making of art and money. I knew an artist who specialized in fancy equine grooming, traveling to horse shows for half the year. After, she could totally let loose in the studio. For a while (a mere […]

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.