Born in Los Angeles, CA on Nov. 5, 1914. Hamer majored in art at Los Angeles City College, graduating in 1935. He was a pupil of Gordon Coutts whose influence is seen in his works. He died in Orange, CA on Nov. 5, 1996. He made painting trips to the desert around Palm Springs.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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