Derek Maxfield

Rockford Ice Sculptures

January 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

YOUNGSTERS ADD SCULPTURE TO CITY’S DISPLAYS­—On the evening of Friday, Jan. 13, youngsters build their own ice sculpture to add to the displays around town for the third annual Rockford Ice Festival. This super-sized smile, by Julia Ruppert, Delanie Riebschlager and Nick Ruppert, features anatomically correct teeth, with help from Delanie’s dad. Ice sculptor [...]

Chips to fly at downtown’s first Ice Festival Saturday

January 7, 2010 // 0 Comments

Derek Maxfield of Ice Sculptures Inc. carves during ArtPrize last summer. Demonstrations, activities all free Another world-class event will be held in downtown Rockford this Saturday, Jan. 9, as the public is invited to enjoy a wintery day of family activities and the chance to see professional ice sculpture in action. The first ever Ice Festival is this Saturday from 10 [...]