Charleston Ice Carver Takes Ninth in World Championships


The prototype for the ninth best ice sculpture in the world is now sitting in a Summerville freezer, slowly evaporating away.

“The dove is ready to disappear,” says local ice carver Brian Connors, who created the intricate angel with Greenville’s Edwin Hutchinson.

But even after the 1400-pound practice sculpture is gone, Connors and Hutchinson will retain the distinction of earning a top 10 spot in the World Ice Art Championships, held earlier this month in Fairbanks, Alaska. Continue reading