Damian Stamer: Returning
Damian Stamer’s first solo exhibition in Japan showcases 14 new paintings from a series based on images connected to the artist’s recollection of his childhood memories. Stamer’s paintings explore the concept of time, memory and home. Many of his paintings depict images of barns and abandoned buildings, which are reminiscent of his childhood in North Carolina. As the figuration and abstraction in Stamer’s work visualize the concept of memory, the paintings in this exhibition also share the theme of returning, or seeing something repeatedly over a long period of time.
Stamer received his BFA from Arizona State University (summa cum laude) in 2007, and his MFA from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2013. He also studied abroad at the State Academy of Art and Design in Stuttgart, Germany and at the Hungarian University of Fine Arts in Budapest, Hungary. Stamer lives and works in Durham, North Carolina. He has exhibited extensively in the US and internationally in countries such as Germany, Hungary, Japan, Taiwan, and the UAE.
Opening reception: Oct 19 | 18:00–20:00
Image: New Sharon Church Rd. 62, 2018, Oil on panel, 18″ x 24″