The Delaware Museum of Natural History is proud to present selected works by renowned artist Charles Allmond, in partnership with the Biggs Museum of American Art. Lending Legacies: The Art of Charles Allmond is on exhibit beginning Friday, November 3 for the Art Loop, with an artist’s reception from 5-8 p.m.
Allmond is influenced by the diverse plants, animals, and landscapes of the area, combining his artistic abilities with scientific observations. He was artistically influenced by the diverse plants, animals and landscapes of the region during an early career as a seed analyst with the State of Delaware. Allmond’s work focuses on capturing the unique way each animal moves. His abstract interpretation captures the unique movement of each animal, earning accolades for his original wood carvings, stone sculptures and cast bronze.
Personally and professionally, Allmond has received accolades at museum exhibitions and as president of the Society of Animal Artists. Allmond and his wife Frances, are long-time members of the Wilmington, Delaware community. His works have been on display at many venues including the Biggs Museum of American Art, the Delaware Art Museum, the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art, and the University of Delaware,
Lending Legacies: The Art of Charles Allmond will be on exhibit through February 26, 2018.