Anglerfish Sculpture

Playful metal artist Fred Conlon uses recycled parts to make a sculpture of the fearsome-looking anglerfish.
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Fred Conlon

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Fred Conlon

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Who You Callin' Ugly?

A fish only a mother—or a fan of artist Fred Conlon's creative sense of humor—could love, real anglerfish live in the freezing, lightless ocean depths more than 3,000 feet below the surface. These hilarious sculptural versions, made of discarded hammers, pliers, wrenches, plumber's helpers, and glass insulators (for the bioluminescent "illicium" they use to attract their prey), are looking for a nicer place to live. Maybe your living room needs a new conversation piece, or perhaps your boss would appreciate it on her desk, symbolizing those aggressive new sales goals. We have to admit it: Fred's version of these bizarre fish is almost.. sort of...a little bit...cute. Handmade in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Visit our blog for the inside scoop on Fred's background, plus a peek into a typical day in his shop.

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Made in Utah

Fred Conlon

created by

Fred Conlon

location

Utah

“I create stuff that brings a smile to people's faces...and I think good art should make you smile.”

What would metalsmith Fred Conlon be if he weren't an artist? "I can't imagine doing anything else," he says. Raised in Colorado, Fred now lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, where he makes witty garden sculptures out of reclaimed metal.

Visit our blog for the inside scoop on Fred's background, plus a peek into a typical day in his shop.

Handmade Recycled Made in the USA
Made from
recycled steel
Measurements
18" L x 12" W x 12" H
Care
This item is intentionally designed by Fred Conlon to weather outdoors. If the rust is not desirable, the artist recommends applying a coat of protective clear spray paint.
Item ID
45108

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5.0

Perfect for a yard with a quirky sense of humor

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from Seattle, WA

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Pros

  • Easy to Install
  • Makes me happy every time I see it
  • Visually Pleasing

Cons

  • Spot weld overloaded by strain

Best Uses

  • Ambience
  • Gifts
  • Home

Comments about UncommonGoods Anglerfish Sculpture:

I got this for my husband (well, sort of for me, too) for Father's Day. We have other quirky metal yard art already, including a Gnome-Be-Gone, but this was too fabulous to pass up. He loves it and had a great time figuring out its perfect placement.

 
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Super Creative

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from Culver City, CA

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    • Display

    Comments about UncommonGoods Anglerfish Sculpture:

    Will be giving as a gift that will likely be displayed outside with other ocean themed decorations

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