January 16, 2018


Tom Gerlak and Pat Caffrey have been carving ice in the desert for more than 30 years.
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Creating fleeting art is the passion of Tom Gerlak and Pat Caffrey. They have been carving ice in the desert for more than 30 years and enjoy making sculptures that bring happiness to others. The art won’t last forever, but the artists hope the memories will.

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