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January 7, 2018

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Atlanta artist Chris Condon hopes his sculpture will help raise awareness of the natural world we live in.

The artist: Condon grew up in Westport, Mass., with an early interest in art. He graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in sculpture and spent a year in Italy learning stone carving. Condon moved to Atlanta more than 20 years ago and maintains a studio at the Art Farm at Serenbe.

The goods & materials: Sculpture, including animals, birds and plants, using a combination of wood, stone, bone and other mediums.

What popular: Birds, by far ($400 and up).

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Other favorites: Foxes ($2,200); hives ($1,200 and up); and Terrapin shells ($325 each).

Claim to fame: Commissioned to carve the Green Man at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. The limestone sculpture is at the entrance of the Children’s Garden.

What’s next: Maybe a series of bird nests.

Where to buy: ChrisCondonSculpture.com. In Atlanta, at Pollen, 432 E. Paces Ferry Road (pollenatlanta.com). Pollen, a flower and home store, is owned by Condon and his wife Bonnie.

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