Artists Statement


Contact: Mark Stammers

Phone: mobile: 07774026169


Mark Stammers makes and exhibits large & small paintings, public art, sculpture and assemblages. These reveal traits of psychological or philosophical significance, reflected and brought to realisation and imaginative insight, spoken in the language of colour, light and shape.

Born in Surrey, discovering art & craft in father's workshop and from local artists, "My first paintings at 17 managed to get accepted at the Surrey County open show, I started a civil engineering degree at Lanchester Poly, but the brilliant art library and conversation and friendships with art students pulled me back to art in the 80s. Again in the 90s university art lecturers and full time artists developed my painting and I began drawing sculpture, and looking to the history of art and trained in tutoring."

By 2000 he was going out making art in the community, employed in tutoring and workshops, alongside making his own painting and sculpture pieces.

Inspired by abstract art, philosophical enquiry and the existential In the early days, thus making questioning painting and art, often coming from the unusual poetic resonances found in events and objects of day to day living. Relating identity, people & place - & beyond to boundaries of the heart & mind. Serving a long apprenticeship to colour, light and meaning:

Affinities with Western art and Zen & the Tao, art relating to a super consciousness of time space & energy signing the eternal.

Commissioned for: public, community, corporate artworks & residencies - Sculpture, paintings, & murals; also tutoring & workshops including photography and digital media at all levels of ability.

Commissions accepted for art projects and exhibitions; working in collaboration to achieve new, innovative and forward looking art.
Experience level: NATIONALLY AWARDED COMMISSIONS & acknowledged by ARTS COUNCIL OF ENGLAND funding

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IF You Would Like To Know More Please Contact Mark by uk or Mobile +44 (0) 7774026169 for further details, or enquires about exhibitions, commissions or purchases.

Titles of images shown above: Over Above Mount Jeru: Motional Figure: From the Wall of Light Blue.

For all images, text and designs shown the copyright is protected and the property of the artist Mark Stammers 2015 | Mark Stammers Visual & Fine Art | Flat 6, 53 Barras Lane, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 3BU
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