2017: 68th Sapporo Snow Festival
44th International Snow Sculpture Contest
Snow Sculpture Design:
The 2017 Snow Sculpture design incorporated an Australian native animal and
Description: Two Australian icons representing the beauty and uniqueness of the land down under. Australia’s World Heritage Sydney Opera House with its beautiful sail-like structure, famous world-wide and the unique Australian native animal Echida, a special kind of mammal called a monotreme that lays eggs and has a pouch.
Visual Creator | Snow Sculptor
2016 "Frogzilla" | 2017 ”Opera-chidna" | 2018 "The Breach" | 2020
Surfing and the snow brought Scott to Japan over 20 years ago and Sapporo is his second home. Scott’s art reflects the environment we live in. From Photography, painting, drawing and sculpture, creating art and living in the snow has Scott back each year to Hokkaido and the Sapporo Snow Festival. Creating the Snow Sculptures
"Looking forward to 2020Snow Sculpture :)"
2017 Australian Snow Sculpture Team members
Artist | Snow sculptor
Clayton is an sculptor and painter with a background in signwriting. He has spent snow seasons snow boarding in Australia and endured working in the snow through the European winter.
Clayton’s art has lead him around Australia including, Byron Bay, Melbourne, North West Western Australia, Wagga Wagga, Cocos Islands and to the Ukraine where he was engaged to paint murals throughout a new palace. He is currently working on a mural in his home town of Jervis Bay. Clayton is looking forward to his trip to Japan to expand his sculpting skills and to take the time to learn traditional Japanese calligraphy to partner with his traditional sign-writing skills.
Artist | Snow Sculptor
Having an interest in art, music and the out doors Paul has spent time bush walking climbing the Snowy Mountains in Australia and trekking in New Zealand and enjoys creating ink drawings of Australian wildlife and carving wood and stone Sculptures Paul interest in music and taken him from learning the trumpet to traveling to Japan to study the Japanese musical instrument the Shakuhachi zen flute.
Artist | Snow Sculptor
Robert has been designing and creating unique timber furniture for over 20yrs. Using natural and recycled timber in his sculptural furniture pieces and with his passion for photography.
Roberts design, building and project management skills are a great asset to the Australian Snow Sculpting Team.
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