Artist to discuss his madcap methods at free library lecture

Luna Parc creator Ricky Boscarino will take you on a visual journey of his life creating an alternate world


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  • Ricky Boscarino at Luna Parc (Photo provided)




  • Luna Parc (Photo provided)




  • A figurine by Rocky Boscarino (Photo provided)




  • Ricky Boscarino, self portrait




  • A piece by Rocky Boscarino (Photo provided)




  • Ricky Boscarino (Photo provided)



In 2015 Ricky Boscarino founded the Luna Parc Atelier Foundation, which will host interns and visiting artists in its mission is to inspire young artists and facilitate creativity.


— Peters Valley School of Craft will present a free lecture in Milford by madcap artist Ricky Boscarino, creator of the famed Luna Parc in Sandyston, N.J.

Boscarino is a multi-media artist, working in metal, wood, ceramic, glass, and cement. Luna Parc, his private home and studio, sprawls over six acres in the lush woods of Sandyston, N.J., a work in progress since 1989.

He will take the audience on a visual journey of his life at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at the Pike County Public Library, 119 East Harford St., Milford. The program is part of the library's new Artist Lecture Series.

Born in Paterson, N.J., into an artistic family, Boscarino continued the family tradition in the arts. He received a bachelor's in fine arts from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1982 and completed one year in the New York University Graduate Film School. In 1989 he purchased the house and property that is now a museum and sculpture park.

In 2015, along with a board of directors, Boscarino founded the Luna Parc Atelier Foundation, which will host interns and visiting artists at Luna Parc. His mission is to inspire young artists and facilitate creativity.

To register visit the events calendar at petersvalley.org. "Due to Ricky's popularity and our limited space, we strongly suggest that you register early," says the announcement from Peters Valley.

For more information about the artist, visit lunaparc.com.

Upcoming programsThis is one in a series of free artist lectures organized by Peters Valley School of Craft, held at the Pike County Public Library and supported by The Greater Pike County Community Foundation Richard L. Snyder Fund. Upcoming lectures, for which registration is now open, include architect Peter Bohlin on Wednesday, March 28, at 6:30 p.m., and Sasha Zhitneva, Glass Artist, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 11.

Peters Valley School of Craft is a non-profit educational center for the exploration, promotion and practice of the craft arts, located in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. Funding for Peters Valley is provided by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts, the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, and others and by the generosity of its members and individual donors.








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