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 30 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.
His sculptures have been exhibited in the United States, Canada and Sweden, where the work has received critical acclaim. Venues have included more than 75 museums. He is represented in public, corporate and private collections and has received regional and national honors.