"Creating inspiring works of art and bringing wood form to life is what chainsaw sculpture is all about."
Brandon Kroon has been passionate about creating, fixing and working with his hands ever since he could remember. Entering in to the carving and sculpting scene in 2013; he has done a wide selection of artworks, projects and commissions through Australia, competed in the National Carving Championship four times running and has attended many shows and demonstrations along the way.
Located in Melbourne's outer south east, in Drouin; Brandon has been mentored by some of the country's best carvers and has taken his own personal style into the industry.
Along with native wildlife, Human form and natural elements; Brandon's favourite carving theme is in the form of Industrial Machinery, including Trucks, bikes, boats and beyond.
Brandon's carving profession has also taken him onto the international scale, with recent placings and competitions including:
Tesselaar Sculpture Prize Melbourne- Peoples Choice 2015 & 2016
2017 US Open Chainsaw Carving Championship- 4th Place
2018 Australian Chainsaw Carving Championship- Peoples Choice
2018 Alaska Cup Chainsaw Carving Championship- 3rd Place & Peoples Choice.
2019 Lithuania Chainsaw Championship- Competed.
2019 Chetwynd Chainsaw Carving Competition- 3rd Place.
2019 Oregon Divisional Chainsaw Carving Championship- 3rd Place.