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Memorial to Midday

Kelly Cave


Kelly Cave


Kelly Cave is a working artist born and raised in Princeton Junction, New Jersey. She received her BFA from Syracuse University with a degree in Fiber and Material Studies with Minors in Sculpture and Visual Culture. She completed her MFA at the University of Cincinnati, in the sculpture department and then served as Artist in Residence in sculpture at Northwest Missouri State University. She has attended residencies at Salem Art Works, Franconia Sculpture Park, the Scottish Sculpture Workshop and Gilbertsville Expressive Movement. These opportunities, in combination with her teaching experience, have been a catalyst for her interest in travel and desire to connect with people. Today, Cave is the sculpture shop technician at Princeton University and continues being a traveling teaching artist that resides in Philadelphia, PA.

Artist Vision

“These stones were considered outcasts, rejected by their extractors and cast aside. They have since been broken, assembled, and placed with each other.

The conversation among them reminds us that sometimes damage is what makes us whole and connects us to precious people and things in this world. Stones speak to us and if you listen closely you might hear their stories.”
-Kelly Cave


Mine Falls Park entrance on Stadium Drive, along the trailhead that’s to the right of the skate park, up the trail on top of the small hill.

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