Chris Foltz

North Bend, OR ​

Chris in not only a master wood carver, he’s an award winning ice carver and accomplished executive chef. He attended Oregon Coast Culinary Institute, and is now teaching the art to upcoming chefs.

Chris has competed in many chainsaw and ice carving competitions. From 2014 -2017, in the Chetwynd Chainsaw Art Competitions, Chris won 1st place! That’s 1st place, four times in a row! It is impressive to watch his technique. Chris ‘ wife, Kendra, carves also, and so do Chris’ two sons, Porter and Gabriel. The Foltz family is a very happy family, and all the carvers and people working in all the festivals, love them! You will, too!