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Snow Sculpture Featured

Snow Sculpture Marc Chalifoux Photography

2021 Snow Sculpture Artist Application - PDF

Snow sculpture is a perennial favourite at the Silver Skate Festival. Teams of 2-3 artists transform 8-ft high, 8-ft wide and 8-ft deep blocks of snow into magical creations. When they are finished, eight artworks create an ephemeral sculpture garden for audiences to enjoy for the duration of the festival.

Although we think that all snow artists are winners (each year, the sculptures are universally dazzling), spectators can vote for their favourites. At our Everyone's a Winner Ceremony, we announce our People's Choice and Artist's Choice winners.

The Snow Sculptures will be up for the duration of the festival and we invite you to take a peek at your leisure.

2020 Snow Sculpture Teams

  • “DOUBLE DUTCH TROUBLE”
    Lead Artist - Edith van de Wetering
  • “TEAM OTTAWA”
    Lead Artist - James W. Cook
  • “SNOWMAGEDDON”
    Lead Artist - Brian Guenther
  • “LUCKY WOLF”
    Lead Artist - Randall Fraser
  • “T and T”
    Lead Artist - Tim Upham
  • “TEAM VOYAGER”
    Lead Artist - Brian McArthur
  • “WHITE SPADES”
    Lead Artist - Brian Rouble
  • “TEAM ICE CASTLE”
    Lead Artist - Ritchie Velthuis

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The mission of the Silver Skate Festival Society is to provide a free family-oriented winter celebration blending sport, recreation, arts and culture, showcasing various skating disciplines and promoting outdoor activities in Alberta.

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