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November 23, 2015
Thanksgiving, truly

Gearing up for my work to be in TWO art fairs in Miami! My 5-foot long bronze Colossal Acornhead will be in X-Contemporary and several wall sculptures will be in Fridge December 1-6. I predict a highly caffeinated week in my mother’s Marimekko dresses, raising many a glass with international curators and collectors. None of this would […]

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 […]

August 5, 2015
Leslie Fry. Movable ceramic figure and storyboard in progress.
Voila!

Last day of Sculpture in Motion at Penland. Cristina and Arturo were the Dynamic Duo leading us into unknown territory, and our group was terrific. Everyone did wildly different work and everyone worked DEEP into the nights to make their sculptures and animation happen. Here is my first edit of Black-Eyed Susan (a mere 30 second […]

July 25, 2015
Animation baby step

Well, I did just about everything wrong that you can think of in my first test animation but I LOVED it! Loved the process, loved seeing the magic happen, loved coming up with a spontaneous ending. Despite the numerous flaws – masking tape and a lot of white space are in the frame, impatient jumps, my […]

July 21, 2015
Dancing Sculptures

Day two in a unique course, Sculpture in Motion, at Penland School of Crafts, with the amazing artist siblings Cristina and Arturo Cordova. We are making articulated ceramic sculptures for stop motion animation. This is my dream course because: I’ve been messing on my own with video for several years, my favorite sculpture technique is […]