Born in 1956, son of Matcham Skipper, Damien has lived at Montsalvat since he was very young. An artist and musician, he was offered a place at the Gallery School in Melbourne. Damien gained a Diploma of Fine Art from Preston Institute of Technology in 1981.
Damien’s career highlights include being a formative member of the rock music band ‘H Bomb Generation’. Damien’s art has been exhibited as part of group shows in various Melbourne galleries. He also held a one man show ‘Love and Devotion’ at Montsalvat’s Long Gallery in early 2008.
One of Damien's artworks was recently selected for the 'Reinvention: creativity and Self identity' 2009 exhibition at the Bundoora Homestead Art Centre.
to listen to Damien's song 'Salvation'