About Us


2014 & 2017 National Ice Carving Champion

2014 & 2017 Tour Champion

Certified Master Ice Carver

Certified Ice Carving Educator

Rock On Ice was established in 1993 in Columbus, Ohio. Greg Butauski, owner and sculptor, strives to wow his customers in every way imaginable. From dependable customer service to high quality ice sculptures, we promise to be there for you.


Throughout the years Greg Butauski has acquired an outstanding name for himself in the ice sculpting industry. From the first time Greg picked up a chainsaw in college (1991), he knew that ice would be his lifelong passion. After years of hard work and dedication, Greg has become one of only 6 Certified Master Carvers (by NICA) in the country. He was the captain of team USA at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, and competed and won the World Ice Art Championships in 2005 as Team Ohio. And, most recently, he earned the title of 2017 National Champion, and 2017 Tour Champion.


Greg has also served on the NICA board of directors and served as a President of the association.

Greg Butauski named 2017 NICA National Champion. With a dual win he is also 2017 Tour Champion. The National Ice Carving Championships were held in Perrysburg, OH, February 17-18, 2017. Greg walks away with Grand Master Champion title.

"Playful Chase" - 1st place - 2017 National Championships


Titus Arensberg is a Certified Professional Ice Carver by NICA and Master Pumpkin Carver. Some of his other accomplishments are:


- Lead Ice Carver

- Lead Food Artist

- Three-time Ohio State Food Art Champion

- Past winner of food art competition The Carve

Professional Division Winner at the 2016 U.S. National Ice Carving Championships.


Jason Bartlett has been with Rock On Ice since 2017. You will often see Jason on deliveries as he sets up our sculptures. In addition, Jason carves ice, fruit, and pumpkins as he studies the art of sculpture under Titus and Greg.

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Jeff Petercsak has been with Rock On Ice since the beginning. Jeff carves for our festivals, special events, and demonstrations. Even though he has a "desk job" he still helps Rock On Ice out whenever he has the chance.

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