Alex Pricob

renton, WA

Alex is from Europe from a small village of Moldova. Since early childhood he drew cartoon characters for hours. He moved to the U.S. in 2007 in search of a better life. His creativity includes painting oil on canvas and carving wood.

In 2017, Alex won 2nd place in the semi-pro division in Ocean Shores and won 1st place for the most moneymaker, and 1st place for the quick carve. Recently, Alexandru won 2nd place for carvings bringing in the most money at the carving festival in Arlington, WA. He has participated in many street fairs, wood carving shows and competitions, including  the famous Reedsport, Oregon, famous annual Father's Day Competition, which in 2018, is in its 20th year!

 “In the summer of 2009, I went to a wood carving show in Ocean Shores and fell in love with what I saw. I went home and tried to do some wood carvings myself, and I thought they turned out very good. Since then, I have  been carving sculptures out of lumber, using the chainsaw."