BORN 1956, SABAH.
Awang Damit is a senior artist and considered to be one of the most consistent Malaysian painters in terms of the point of view, objectives, philosophy, style and subject in his works.
He has been active in the local art scene since the late 1970s & showcased his work in solo exhibitions in Indonesia, Singapore and Taiwan. His works have also been featured in major art collections in the United States, Japan, South Korea and Thailand.
” PAYARAMA SERIES ” is based on the change of seasons often linked to the monsoon. It is about Pak Awang’s experience when he working as a fisherman and farmer.