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By Jana Peterson
Pine Knot News 

Snow sculptor and theater make cool art together

 

February 22, 2019

Photos by Jana Peterson/ Pine Knot News

Snow artist Tim Young Sr. and County Seat manager Joel Soukkala have a unique artistic collaboration, as the theater trades advertising inside its playbill for advertising outside the theater. Young is planning to scrape off his current sculpture and craft a new one for the theater's next show.

It's a good year to be a snow sculptor in Minnesota.

Tim Young Sr. is proof of that, as the Cloquet resident has been busy making art out of massive piles of snow for a couple months now.

His most recent project was basically a 3D snow billboard, advertising the County Seat Theater's opening show, "The Great Nursing Home Escape."

Every single character is represented on the sculpture, which is block-shaped with painted cartoonish figures emerging in relief from the front and sides.

Young said he watched several play

rehearsals before he started working on his blank block of snow. The ideas...



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