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Charles AllmondCharles Allmond   BS, MS, JD, SAA, AFC, Charles Allmond
Direct Carving in Stone and Wood
 
Charles Allmond is a sculptor who finds inspiration in the natural world. Primarily a direct carver in stone and wood he also produces limited editions of many of his works in bronze. His distinctive style ranges from realism to abstract. Born in 1931, in Wilmington, Delaware, Allmond is a graduate of P.S. duPont High School and holds degrees in agriculture and agronomy from the University of Delaware and in law from Temple University. He served in the United States Coast Guard and has worked as an agronomist, seed analyst, field man for a food processing business and manager of a crop dusting service. He practiced law for more than thirty years, and has been active in civic and cultural affairs. He is the author of several scholarly and popular articles on agriculture, history, and law.

Allmond is a past president of the Society of Animal Artists, an international organization of painters and sculptors who depict living creatures in their work.

He has also frequently been a judge at the Ward World Championship Wildfowl Carving Competition in Ocean City MD.

His sculptures have been exhibited widely in the United States, Canada, and Sweden, where the work has received critical acclaim. Venues have included more than 100 museums.

He is represented in public, corporate and private collections and has received regional and national honors.

Solo Exhibitions (partial list):

Second Nature, the Sculpture of Charles Allmond, The American Swedish Historical Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 2008

Finding the Joy- The Animal Sculpture of Charles Allmond, Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE, 2003

Charles Allmond: Through the Minds Eye, Delaware Division of the Arts, Wilmington, DE, 2000

Charles Allmond/Guy Coheleach: Point/Counterpoint, Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum, Oradell, NJ, 1998

Group Exhibitions (partial list):

Birds In Art, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI, 1994-97, 1999, 2001-2003, 2008, 2010

Art and the Animal, Society of Animal Artists Exhibitions, 1987-2010

Animalier, Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE 2007

Natural Habitat: Contemporary Wildlife Artists of North America, Spanierman Gallery, New York, NY, 1998

Wildlife Images in Sculpture, The Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, Salisbury, Maryland, 1999, 2001, 2009



 
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Special Achievements:
  • 2004 - Ward World Wildlife Sculpture Competition
    He won first prize at the Ward World Championship Competition, Ocean City, MD in 2003, 2004, 2005
     
  • 2004 - Governor's Award for the Arts (Delaware )

     
  • 2002 - Society of Animal Artists
    Award of Excellence - years 1987,1998, 1999, 2000 and 2002 .
     
  • 2002 - Woodmere Art Museum
    Jacques MacQuiston Dowling Prize in 2002
    Ellen Lee Walker Amelia Prize in 1994

     
  • 2002 - Louise Chambers Corkran Award
    - Rehoboth Art League won ion 1991-93, 2002,


     
  • 2002 - Audubon Artists - Silver Medal of Honour
    Cleo Hartwick Memorial Award 2001; Art Students League of New York Award, 2004

     
  • Sculpture Awards (partial list)
    From the Salmagundi Club won in 1989-92, 1996, 1999-2004,

     
Collections:
  • Hiram Blauvelt Art Museum

     
  • Morris Library, University of Delaware

     
  • St. Hubert's Giralda Museum of Animal Art

     
  • Hercules Incorporated, NY

     
  • MBNA America

     
  • Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, WI

     
  • AstraZeneca

     
  • H. R. H. Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden

     
  • Swedish Embassy, Washington, DC

     
Publications:
  • Wildlife Art (2003)
    featured artist - July/August 1997 and March/April 2003
     
  • Finding the Joy -The Animal Sculpture of charles Allmond (2003)
     - Biggs Museum of American Art, Dover, DE
     
  • Natural Habitat: Contemporary Wildlife Artists of North America (1998)
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    Published by: Spanierman Gallery, New York
     
  • Southwest Art, July issue (1998)
    featured artist - 

     
  • Jeffrey Whiting's Owls of North America (1997)
    Illustrator - 
     
  • Fine Woodworking Design Book Seven 
    illustrator - 
    Published by: Taunton Press
     
Organization Membership:
  • Society of Animal Artists;

     
  • Salmagundi Club

     
  • Rehoboth (DE) Art League, Delaware

     
  • Philadelphia Sculptors

     
  • Audubon Artists, NY

     
  • Worldwide Nature Artists Group

     

 

 
 
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