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Appetite for Art: Riley Fichter

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Appetite for Art: Riley Fichter

Thursday, May 20

6 to 8pm

$10 per person (YES Card approved)

Pre-registration required

Pack a picnic and join us in the park for an outdoor artist talk and tour with outgoing JSP Park Manager & Artist in Residence, Riley Fichter! The evening will begin with an informal conversation with Riley about their current work and JSP experience. Then, participants will check out Riley’s two sculptures at JSP, Fixation and Rii’joo’vah’nay’shin. This will be Riley’s last guided program at JSP as he moves to South Bend, IN to pursue an MFA in Sculpture at University of Notre Dame! Come bid him farewell and THANK YOU with us! Learn more about Riley at rileyfichter.com, on IG @fakeryebread, and see below.

Appetite for Art at Josephine Sculpture Park is a monthly event on the third Thursday of each month from May through October.

Masks required. Please maintain at least 6ft distance from participants not from your household.


About the Artist: Riley Fichter

In Riley’s words: “Delving headfirst into my dreams and memories, the sculptures I create become a catalyst for my experience. My work tests the malleability of metals and wood, as combating the rigidity of these materials to create organic, abstracted forms is a worthy challenge and thrilling exertion. The sculptures I create take on mixes of figurative and biomorphic shapes that incorporate elements of violence, movement, and tension. I gravitate towards these motifs for their ability to elicit strong physical, mental, and emotional reactions. Spears piercing a body; genitalia formed from steel; strange creatures swaying in the wind: all of these are past solutions for representing my state of being. Displaying my work brings both anxiety and relief, it’s taking a gut punch with a smile. Through gritted teeth and blooded hands, I find validation through production.”


May 20
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Josephine Sculpture Park
3355 Lawrenceburg Rd
Frankfort, KY 40601 United States
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