Do you love the Ely Winter Festival? Do you have skills in any of the areas listed below that you would like to contribute? The Festival needs your brain power and a few of your hours! The Chair is currently performing many of the duties listed below and the plan is to recruit managers for [...]
As you may know, the large sculptures are part of a Snow Sculpting Symposium. It is not a contest, but a sharing of techniques and camaraderie. The Amateur Snow Sculpting Contest, sponsored by Northern Lakes Arts Association, does have winners. And here they are: Adult Solo: Joel Hasz – “Chicken on Egg” Adult Duo: Penny & [...]
Follow Chris as he documents the sculptures being formed.
See who the sculptors are and what their sculptures are based on. Mouse over each number to view the information.
Here’s a story by KBJR in Duluth on the 2013 Ely Winter Festival.
Amateur or Professional, there’s a spot for you. Are you a sculptor? Even if snow is not your medium, you are invited to join the “professional” sculptors that make the Ely Winter Festival Snow Sculpting Symposium so magnificent. We are expanding our Snowcarving Symposium and you are invited to apply for a spot! If you [...]
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Follow Chris as he talks to Nancy Scheibe about her carving history, her design plan and methology, and her unique snow carving tools. Very interesting! And, progress…
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Etched in stone But what these Indian drawings depict isn’t by John Husar “On the Outdoors” Duluth News Tribune Date written: unknown, but approx 1996 Ely, Minn. – For many of the thousands of wilderness canoeists who venture here, the height of a summer voyage into the U.S. – Canadian boundary waters includes a rare [...]