On Saturday, February 26, 2022, The Trust for Governors Island and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council present the inaugural Governors Island Winter Ice Sculpture Show!
We are excited to invite artists of all backgrounds and disciplines to submit an idea for an ice sculpture, to be completed in the two-hour public event! Selected artists or teams will receive an award of $2,000 to participate, and will be provided with tools, production materials, and will be matched with a professional ice carver from Okamoto Studio to complete the work on the day of the event.
The deadline to send your proposals is Wednesday, February 9.
Ten projects will be selected by the jury and announced by
Friday, February 18, and winning submissions will be published online. Artists are encouraged to invite friends, fans, colleagues, and family to attend day of as additional fun prizes will be awarded to artists and artist teams on the day of the event through audience participation. Sculptures will remain on view on Governors Island until they melt.
Find more information about the Governors Island Winter Ice Sculpture Show here. If you have questions, please contact The Trust’s Arts and Culture team at firstname.lastname@example.org.