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Producer Marya Morstad interviews John Hock, Director of Franconia Sculpture Park. [This interview was originally released summer 2006; Franconia has a new series of work and events at its new site--half a mile from the old park.]
May 28, 2007
Franconia Sculpture Park Out-House
To get there take I35 north to Highway 8 west. Pass the town of Shafer you're almost there. If you drive down a long, steep hill you've gone too far. Total distance from the Twin Cities is 50 miles. Admission is free. Photo credit: Justin Teerlinck.

Franconia Sculpture Park Out-House

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John Hock is the founding Director of Franconia Sculpture Park near
Taylor’s Falls. Originally from the East Coast, he also founded the
City of Poughkeepsie Sculpture Park in New York, and St. Paul’s Western
Sculpture Park for Public Art St. Paul. A sculptor himself, he is
passionate about the medium and yes, he also created those “Start
Seeing Sculpture” bumper stickers!

Su-Chen Hung is a San Francisco-based, Taiwanese conceptual
installation artist who incorporates themes of multi-culturism and the
environment in her art. She is a visiting fellow at Franconia Sculpture
Park, and will install her work in late July.

MN Artists