Bernier/Eliades Gallery

Cameron Jamie (USA, 1969)
Fuzz's Second Dream, 2023
Oil paint, flashe, acrylic polymer, pastel, oil pastel on linen
H 195 x W 130 cm - framed: H 197.5 x W 132 x D 4.5 cm

Cameron Jamie employs a versatile range of mediums in his artistic practice. While he is primarily recognised for his drawings and sculptures, he recently ventured into paintings on canvas. This way, he pushes the boundaries of traditional artistic practices, creating a rich tapestry of work that resonates with a diverse audience. Whether it's the texture of his brushstrokes on canvas or the three-dimensional presence of his sculptures. This specific work entitled 'Fuzz's Second Dream', is rich in multiple techniques such as oil paint, Flashe, acrylic polymer, pastel, oil pastel on linen which adds depth and material. His use of vibrant colors and intricate details invites viewers into a world that's both captivating and enigmatic. He chooses large formats as a starting point in his new endeavour as to add a human scale to his subjects, to create intimacy between the viewers and his paintings.

His recent solo exhibition includes the Museum der Moderne, Salzburg (Austria), Kunsthalle of Zürich (Swiss) and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (USA), amongst others. His works are part of international collections such as Whitney Museum of American Art (USA), Muhka (Belgium), Pinault Collection (Italy/France) and CNAP (France), amongst others. He also won in 2016 the lauréat du prix de dessin de la Fondation d’art contemporain Daniel et Florence Guerlain, France. And in 2008, Jamie was the first recipient of the Yanghyun Prize.