snowman art Toronto

Snow art in Toronto

Yesterday we had a look at the dazzling ice formations along the Toronto waterfront, so today it's time for a little fun with snow. Obviously snowmen and women are the chief form that these mostly impromptu sculptures take, but lately I've noticed people getting a bit more creative in their character selection. Not satisfied with the classic three-sphere/blob model, these "snow artists" can do some pretty remarkable things with frozen precipitation, from life-like figures to dinosaurs to snoetry.

Although we mostly dodged the last crushing snowstorm predicted to hit the city, there's been a steady enough supply of powder to foster a small collection of snow art around Toronto. Not all of it is included here, but what follows is a round up of some of the best stuff in the blogTO Flickr pool so far this year. Lead photo by Maryam S.

Snowmen/women/creatures

2011210-snowman_Zens.jpg

Photo by ZensLens.

2011210-snowman-mohawk.jpg

Photo by Joe Rayment-.

2011210-snowman-uncle_lynx.jpg

Photo by Uncle Lynx.

2011210-snowman-seated-blue.jpg

Photo by marc falardeau.

2011210-snowman-katrin-ray.jpg

Photo by Katrin Ray.

2011210-snow-dino.jpg

Photo by Grandpaparazzi.

Text/patterns

2011210-snow_flower.jpg

Photo by Karim Rezk.

2011210-snow-heart.jpg

Photo by Tomitheos.

20101216-sonetry.jpg

More on this here.

Random art?

2011210-snow_tracks.jpg

Photo by ocalf-53.

If you have photos of snow art in Toronto, send them to the blogTO Flickr pool, why don't you?


Latest Videos



Latest Videos


Join the conversation Load comments

Latest in City

Someone documented their first week living in Toronto starting with basically nothing

Ontario snowmobile driver ignites gas station and his own pants in massive fireball

Canadian TD Bank customers can cash in on $16 million settlement soon

Alleged drunk driver pulls into Ontario police station and is immediately arrested

People are obsessing over this suspended staircase hidden inside Toronto building

The history of the Enoch Turner schoolhouse in Toronto

This Toronto ravine and park are home to a hidden TTC exit and a massive reservoir

This is what Toronto highways looked like over the last century