About The Artist

Mark Chavez

Birthday: 1.5.1958
City of birth: Albuquerque 

State: New Mexico


Mark Chavez is a native of Albuquerque New

Mexico and was a firefighter for 24 years. He is now retired and carving part time. He and his wife Maryjane have been married over 37 years and have a son and two daughters and four grand kids. Mark is a self taught artist who always accepts a challenge. His sculptures adorn homes and yards throughout Albuquerque and across the country.

For more information or to arrange a free estimate, please contact Mark and let him show you how you can transform that old stump or log into a beautiful work of art. If you would like to know how Christ can transform your life into something beautiful please call or write today. 



Favorite leisure activity: Chainsaw carving, my therapy

Favorite TV-Show: Extreme Make Over Home Edition
Favorite book: Bible

Favorite drink: Coffee

Favorite meal: Beans, tortillas, and chili

Favorite quotes: "Do unto others as you would have done unto you."

Favorite wood: Black Walnut

Favorite child: The one I am with at the time

Favorite grandchild: The one I am with at the time

Favorite chainsaw: Echo 370 with 12" carving bar

Favorite carving subject: The American Bald Eagle



Check out the article "The Chainsaw Forest of Mark Chavez" by clicking the Duke City Fix logo. 


Check out the article "New Mexico wood carver creates gift for Kapaun celebration" by clicking the Hillsboro Free Press logo.

Check out the article "SCULPTURE GARDEN RISING FROM THE ASHES" by clicking the City of Albuquerque logo.  

Check out the article "Pueblo Montano park and the wood carvings of Mark Chavez" by clicking the Offebeat New Mexico logo.

Check out the blog article "Chainsaw Art" by tumbleweedcrossing.blogspot.com by clicking the Tumble weed picture.

Check out the blog article "From ashes to art" by blog.mysanantonio.com by clicking the logo.

Check out the article "Albuquerque Firefighter Turns Devastation Into Beauty" by clicking the Active Rain logo.