Christopher Clamp American, b. 1979
Clamp's deeply personal images are influenced by simple yet poignant childhood memories. The commonplace toys and objects featured in his paintings are artifacts gathered in the process of recollecting childhood experiences, particularly the hours spent with his beloved grandfather, amidst his grandfather's collected "treasures" and tools. The objects are meaningful to the artist and to his execution of both content and the carefully executed textures within the paintings. The viewer is invited to bring his or her own personal history to the narrative that unfolds within each painting.
A native of Leesville, South Carolina, Christopher Clamp received his BFA with a concentration in painting from Winthrop University in 2001. He was recently honored by being included in the prestigious biennial Re-Presenting Representation at the Arnot Museum in Elmira, New York. He has also been honored with inclusion in the 2001 South Carolina Triennial at the South Carolina State Museum.
SummertimeGroup Exhibition June 21 - August 21, 2021An exhibition of paintings, sculptures and works on paper inspired by summertime . Featured artists include Jesse Redwin Bardin, Charles Basham, Romare Bearden, Katherine Boxall, William Partridge Burpee, Dale Chihuly,...
Winter SelectionsGroup Exhibition January 16 - March 6, 2021Jerald Melberg Gallery is pleased to present a group exhibition featuring works by gallery artists Charles Basham, Romare Bearden, Christopher Clamp, Raul Diaz, Susan Grossman, Lee Hall, Wolf Kahn, Kim...
Southern ArtistsGroup Exhibition November 14, 2020 - January 2, 2021Jerald Melberg Gallery is pleased to present an invitational group exhibition featuring artists with southern connections by birth or residence. The exhibition will feature paintings, sculpture and works on paper of varied context and imagery including both realism and abstraction.
Fall SelectionsGroup Exhibition September 26 - November 7, 2020Jerald Melberg Gallery is pleased to present a group exhibition featuring works by gallery artists Charles Basham, Romare Bearden, Katherine Boxall, Christopher Clamp, Susan Grossman, Lee Hall, Gordon Onslow Ford, Frank Faulkner, Wolf Kahn, Kim Keever, Robert Kushner, Thomas McNickle, Dennis Lee Mitchell, Robert Motherwell, Roland Poska, James Rosati, Brian Rutenberg, and Esteban Vicente.
Chris Clamp12X12X12 OBJECTS AS PORTRAITS August 8 - September 19, 2020Chris Clamp
12x12x12 Objects As Portraits
August 8-September 19, 2020