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) and his M.F.A. Studio Art, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has exhibited extensively in the U.S. and abroad.
A native of Durham, NC, Stamer has a CBC connection. He worked at the Durham Bulls as a seasonal employee while in school.