Damian Stamer

CV:

Damian Stamer

 
BORN
1982 Durham, NC
 
ACADEMIC
2013
M.F.A. Studio Art, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
2008
Hungarian University of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary
2007
B.F.A. Painting, Barrett the Honors College, Arizona State University (summa cum laude)
2006
State Academy of Fine Art and Design, Stuttgart, Germany
2001
University of North Carolina School of the Arts High School Program
 
AWARDS
2011
Jacob K. Javits Fellowship
2008
U.S. Fulbright Grant
World Federation of Friends of Museums Luigi Bossi Scholarship
2005
Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship
2004
Circumnavigators Foundation Travel Grant
2001
Congress, Bundestag Scholarship
2000
Japan, U.S. Senate Exchange Scholarship
 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013
Sundays, Freight + Volume, New York, NY
Overgrown, Center for the Study of the American South, Chapel Hill, NC
2012
Southern Comfort, Freight + Volume, New York, NY
2011
Homecoming, Mill Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
 
 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013
Accelerate, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
ZigZag, State Academy of Fine Art and Design, Stuttgart, Germany
N.E.W., Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC
2012
A Life, Still, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Double Dirty Dozen, Freight + Volume, New York, NY
MIE: Portraits, Freight + Volume, New York, NY
2011
Haymaker, Freight + Volume, New York, NY
2010
Remnants, Fuse Gallery, New York, NY
Inside Out: Portraiture Today, Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ
2008
Stamer/Thaler, Art Factory Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
A German, an American, and a Hungarian,KERT Gallery, Szolnok, Hungary

SELECTED PRESS
2012
Damian Stamer’s Role Models: The Artist Paints Himself Into the Conversation at Freight + Volume, Modern Painters Magazine, Michael Damiano, April 2012
Southern Comfort, Endeavors Magazine, Mark Derewicz, May 2012
Damian Stamer, Freight + Volume Magazine, Issue 4, Winter 2011/12

Biography:

Damian Stamer paints contemporary landscapes that explore the concepts of home and homeland. Growing up in rural North Carolina, he uses the pastoral imagery of his childhood to construct interpretations of memory, time, and space.

Stamer has received numerous international awards including a Fulbright grant. He has studied internationally at the Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts in Budapest, Hungary and the Stuttgart State Academy of Art and Design, Germany. Damian received his B.F.A. from Arizona State University (summa cum laude). He has exhibited extensively in the U.S. and abroad.