Creations of a Queensland chainsaw artist

Artist Matthew George, who is known as Matty G, has created more than 30 animals throughout the Queensland University of Technology's (QUT) Kelvin Grove campus. The creative carver takes tree stumps and carves them into wooden animals, using only a chainsaw.
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Artist Matty G

Artist Matthew George hopes each of the art pieces brings the student community together at Queensland University of Technology's Kelvin Grove campus.

Wooden goanna

Queensland chainsaw artist Matthew George has been populating the Queensland University of Technology campus at Kelvin Grove with wooden animals, including this goanna (Image: 612 ABC Brisbane/Jessica Hinchliffe)

Kangaroo standing

Wooden kangaroo stands tall after being carved from a fallen tree in Kelvin Grove.

Wombat in a hole

Wooden wombat in a hole at Kelvin Grove's QUT campus in Brisbane.

Koala up close

Queensland chainsaw artist carves Australian animals from fallen trees

Koala in a car park

Queensland chainsaw artist carves Australian animals from fallen trees

Kangaroo close-up

Queensland chainsaw artist carves Australian animals from fallen trees

Koala up a tree

Queensland chainsaw artist carves Australian animals from fallen trees


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