Allen M. Stamper
HI Artist of the Year 2017
Allen Stamper was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. In 1964 he attended the Honolulu Academy of Arts where he studied drawing with Joe Feher while apprenticing painting restoration with his father, Willson Stamper. In 1965 he began an apprenticeship in traditional sculpture with New York sculptor, Eddie Schillaci. Later he briefly studied dark to light painting techniques with Snowden Hodges.
Stamper’s work hangs throughout the United States in private collections; additionally he is represented in collections in the United Kingdom, Europe, Korea and Japan.
He currently resides in New York City with his partner and maintains a studio in the Nest Arts Factory in Bridgeport, CT.