Damon Kowarsky, dream of violet, etching and aquatin,

26 x 30 cm, 2019. Instagram: @damonkowarsky


Damon Kowarsky (b. 1973, Australia) studied printmaking at the Victorian College of the Arts and Glasgow School of Art and Advanced Figure Drawing with Godwin Bradbeer at RMIT. 

Since graduating he has exhibited in Australia and abroad and worked as a scientific, courtroom, and archaeological illustrator. In 2002 he assisted on a dig for the Dakhleh Oasis Project Egypt. 

In 2007 he taught drawing at Beaconhouse National University Lahore and studied miniature painting under Murad Mumtaz and Mahreen Zuberi. In 2010 he taught printmaking at Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture Karachi and held a successful solo exhibition at Alhamra Art Gallery Lahore. 

The recipient of numerous prizes and awards including a Toyota Community Spirit Artist Travel Award and Collie Trust Scholarship, Kowarsky has travelled extensively in South Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Architecture and the colours of earth and sky inspire much of his work. 

Kowarsky exhibits regularly in Australia and internationally. He is currently working on a series of prints inspired by recent travels in Japan, Korea, and the USA.]

Damon showed work in a solo exhibition, If you look at the city from here, and a two-person exhibition, Hybrid, with Atif Khan.

View images from the Hybrid opening here

View images from the If you look at the city from here opening here


Damon announced 2019 FAC Print Award Finalist

PG Printmaker Galley Exhibition to support the Asylum Seeker Resource Center