The Artwork of Damon Thompson
New Paintings at Tim Faulkner Gallery from 6/2/2017 through 7/4/2017
Known for his amusement park landscapes and figurative work, Damon Thompson’s recent paintings are the combination of these two distinctive strengths. The results are vibrant, pop surrealist paintings done with spray paint and oil paint on 42″ by 64″ boards. Dream-like starlets adorned with architectural details emerge in every painting. Faces with defiant stares and stiff lips are as fierce as the Statue of Liberty and as delicate as the Venus De Milo.
Damon Thompson’s work is often jocular anthropomorphic fun with a whimsical tone, from sad-eyed canine as a vintage hobo character, to horses on Bourbon barrels. Two common motifs in Thompson’s work: animals and trains have been featured in Metro Hall, the Little loom House and all over Louisville.
Thompson has work in several private collections, including Brown-Forman. He has received recognition as 2nd Place Visual Artist Leo Reader’s Choice Awards 2015, Committee Favorite at Art For the Animals 2013, 1st Place in Oil, LVA “Paint-Out” Plein Air Competition at Buy Local Fair 2010. “Owl Over The City,” a new 8’ x 8’ acrylic painting by Damon Thompson was featured at Louisville Visual Art’s Art[squared] event in April 2016.
Join us for the opening reception
Friday, June 2nd 2017
6pm – 11pm
Snacks and refreshments will be available
Check out Thompson’s latest works this First Friday at Tim Faulkner Gallery for the Republic Bank First Friday.
“Centipede Embrace” Oil & Spray Paint on board 42″ x 64″