The Ely Winter Festival Snow Sculpting Symposium is an opportunity for artists to create snow sculptures from 8'x8'x8' or 12'x12'x10' blocks of snow in a public and interactive setting. The symposium (no judging or awards) takes place in Whiteside Park in Ely, Minnesota during the Ely Winter Festival. The festival and symposium are celebrating their 25th anniversary this year. We are accepting applications from any artist who is interested in participating regardless of past experience in snow sculpting. For more information and to apply, please visit
Eligibility: Artists who have at least some sculpting experience
Where to Apply: http://elywinterfestival.com/carvers/
Symposium Dat(s): Artists will complete their sculptures between Thursday, Feb 1st and Sunday, Feb 3rd.
Application Deadline: Jan 5th, 2018