Posted By admin on January 16, 2010
These chainsaw sculptures are carved by Angela Polglaze from Yarraville, Australia .
In 1997 Angie was to pick up a chainsaw for the first time in her life for the sole purpose of making art.
She has been a full time ‘chainsaw chick’ ever since, with over 50 public art projects to her credit in the USA, the UK, Canada, Germany, and Australia.
She was the inspiration behind the first female only Chainsaw Carving Competition held in WA, USA in 2003, where her image was depicted on the medal.
In 2007 Angie was a founding member of the international female carving team the ‘Chainsaw Chix’.
Angela Polglaze was the winner of the 2004 Australian National Chainsaw Carving Championships having taken second in 1999 and again in 2003.
She won a 3rd place at the hugely competitive ‘Power Carving’ competition held in Reedsport Oregon USA.
In 2006 she was the first woman to take 1st in Scotland, and the first woman to place 1st at a Masters of the Chainsaw event in the USA.
She has been a very productive during these years, more of here sculptures can be seen on here website: www.angela-polglaze.com