Damaris Athene (Markham Dresser)                                                            

 

b. 1992, Bristol, UK

Lives and works in Cambridge, UK

 

 

Education

2015     BA Painting (Fine Art), Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK

2011     Foundation in Art & Design, Falmouth University, Falmouth, UK

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

2019 Cheer Up Love, Peterhouse, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK

2019     Trauma, Stantonbury Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK

2018     I Shall Walk Softly There, Wigan S.T.E.A.M., Wigan, UK

2017     Lovely in Her Bones, St Barnabas Gallery, Cambridge, UK

 

 

Group Exhibitions

2019     John Hughes Arts Festival, Jesus College, Cambridge, UK

Selected Open, Michaelhouse, Cambridge, UK

2018     Present, Perfect, Continuous, Zverev Contemporary Art Centre, Moscow, Russia

            Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, Woolwich Royal Arsenal, London, UK

            Beep Painting Prize 2018, Swansea College of Art, Swansea, UK

            PrintFest Sevenoaks, Sevenoaks Kaleidoscope Gallery, Kent, UK

            Creative Reactions, St Barnabas Church, Cambridge, UK

            Rejuvenation, UNA Gallery at St Mary’s Works, Norwich, UK

            AWOMENfest, DIY Space for London, London, UK

            John Hughes Arts Festival, Jesus College, Cambridge, UK

            Winter Blues, The Cass Art Space, London, UK

            Queen’s Arts Festival, Queen’s College, Cambridge, UK

2017     Open Exhibition, Hot Numbers, Cambridge, UK

            Winter 2017 at St Barnabas Press, St Barnabas Gallery, Cambridge, UK

            Platform for Emerging Arts 15, Leyden Gallery, London, UK

            Open Studios 2017, St Barnabas Press, Cambridge, UK

            White Clouds with Ink, The Blue Moon, Cambridge, UK

2016     Epidermal Dress: An Exhibition, London, UK

2015     Undergraduate Degree Show, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK

            Anatomy 2015, The Old Operating Theatre Museum, London, UK

2014     Hans Brinker Painting Prize 2014, Hans Brinker Hotel, Amsterdam, Holland

            Open 2014, Peckham Platform, London, UK

            Verge, Parkhall Business Centre, London, UK

            7th Site Presents: Jar, Ongean, London, UK

2012     End, Camberwell College of Arts, London, UK

 

Awards and Prizes

2018     Beep Painting Prize (Shortlisted), Swansea, UK

            Aesthetica Art Prize (Round Two), York, UK

2015     Clyde & Co Art Award (Shortlisted), London, UK

2014     Hans Brinker Painting Prize (Shortlisted), Amsterdam, Holland

 

 

Press

2018     Damaris Athene interview, Art Reveal Magazine no.38, April 2018, p.6-11; ISBN 9781388503475

            A5 Magazine, Portfolio #10, January

2017     Camberwell College of Arts Blog, ‘IN THE KNOW: Alumna Damaris Athene’s solo show, Lovely In Her Bones’, 2nd June

2016     Camberwell College of Arts Blog, ‘CAMBERWELL CAMEO: Damaris Athene’s Epidermal Dress Exhibition’, 27th April

2015     Camberwell College of Arts Blog, ‘Power To The People? by Damaris Athene’, 15th June

            Art & Music Magazine, ‘New Era Estates’, Issue 29 - Spring, interviewing Barby Asante, Laura Oldfield Ford & Jordan McKenzie

Talks

2019     Artist talk and panel discussion on the nude in art, Peterhouse, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK

2018     Artist talk, Wigan S.T.E.A.M, Wigan, UK

 

 

Collections

Private Collection (Cambridge)

Private Collection (Bristol)

 

 

Teaching

2017-present   Artist Facilitator, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge

2017-present   Artist Facilitator, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge