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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 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 […]

May 17, 2016
Leslie Fry. Detail of Totter and Family Tree sculptures.
Supports supporting each other

Happily reporting the completion of three sizable sculptures and three smaller ones (see photos below). Aside from feeling the satisfaction of COMPLETION, they evoke in me a smile – rather than my usual critical analysis of where to go next, and how to do better. The joined components of Family Tree, Totter, and Kick are cast […]

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 […]

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

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.