( CNN ) From the Canadian Prairies to the lakes of Siberia, artists around the world are employing an unconventional material — ice — in creative ways.
Some, like American artists Jim Denevan and Sean Yoro, create their works outdoors.
Yoro lately painted haunting images of faces directly onto melting ice floes in Iceland and Canada, to raise awareness about climate change .
Others have used ice to show innovation.
This year, British artist Anish Kapoor was invited to design a warming hut, in Winnipeg, Canada for an art and architecture competition. The hut’s design is composed entirely out of blocks of ice .
See more unbelievable works of art generated from ice in the gallery above .
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