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NEW YORK  |  Block #7

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Team Name:  Team NY

Sculpture Title:  Open Mind 

Artist Statement:   Our sculpture uses the poetry of Edward Lear (The Old Man With a Beard) as a jumping off point to describe fate, good fortune, and realizing our dreams.
This composition uses the symbolism of birds (aim high, achieve your goals), owls (good fortune), and a nest (nurturing, growth) to share the idea that we can all be the best version of ourselves if we put our mind to it.

Team Members:

  • Doug Schatz (Captain) - Professor of Art, SUNY Potsdam Specializing in cast bronze, outdoor sculpture, charcoal drawing. Snow sculpting since 2003--NY State championships, Quebec international competitions, National Championships
  • Evan Blondell - Architect Specializing in outdoor spaces and landscape. Snow sculpting since 2019--NY State Championships, National Championships
  • Stefanie Loomis 


Team New York is proudly sponsored by:

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Team New York is proudly hosted by:


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