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Snow sculptors wanted for Wintersculpt 2006

SNOWMASS VILLAGE – Snow sculptors take note: It’s time to hone those creative carving skills and participate in the 2006 Wintersculpt snow sculpting competition Jan. 12-14. Sponsored by Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Wintersculpt has become a key element of the ongoing success of Wintersköl, Aspen’s annual winter carnival. Pulling from the spirited local character of the celebration’s 55-year history, Wintersculpt draws talented artist teams from around the state to create innovative snow sculptures on the Hyman Avenue and Cooper Street malls in Aspen.A committee of Anderson Ranch volunteers will select eight teams to participate in the competition. Teams will have 48 hours to create a snow sculpture from an 8-by-8-by-8-foot cube. An independent panel of judges will critique the sculptures on their originality, creativity and technical excellence. The winning team will receive up to $1,500 in prize money. Each of the eight teams competing will receive a cash award.Applications and information are available at http://www.andersonranch.org, or contact Meghan Coyle, development assistant, at 923-3181, ext. 212, or by e-mail at mcoyle@andersonranch.org. Entries must be received by Wednesday, Jan. 4.Anderson Ranch Arts Center is a not-for-profit, year-round visual arts community promoting individual artistic expression and development through workshops, artist residencies, exhibitions, travel expeditions, tours, lectures and more for artists of all skill levels and backgrounds. For more information call 923-3181; e-mail info@andersonranch.org; write Anderson Ranch Arts Center, P.O. Box 5598, Snowmass Village, CO 81615; or visit the Web site http://www.andersonranch.org.


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