Cressida Campbell is among Australia’s most significant contemporary artists working with painting and printmaking. Combining keen observation with a delicacy of line, Campbell’s woodblock paintings and prints capture the overlooked beauty of the everyday.
Since studying painting and drawing at East Sydney Technical College (now known as the National Art School) in Sydney and woodblock printing at the Yoshida Hanga Academy in Tokyo, Cressida Campbell has exhibited extensively throughout Australia as well as in London, Hong Kong, Norway and Poland.
She has won numerous awards and held prestigious residencies, including the Pring Prize and the Trustees' Watercolour Prize at the Art Gallery of New South Wales, as well as the Australia Council for the Arts Verdaccio Studio Residency in Italy.
Campbell’s work is held in prestigious public collections in Australia and internationally, including at the National Gallery of Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Artbank and the British Museum in London. Her work is held in private collections in Australia, the UK, the USA and Monaco.
CRESSIDA CAMPBELL EXHIBITION AT NGA
Cressida Campbell is among Australia’s most significant contemporary artists working with painting and printmaking.
Curated by Dr Sarina Noordhuis-Fairfax, this survey exhibition AT NGA will begin 24 Sep 2022 – 19 Feb 2023 and will present the depth and virtuosity of Campbell's work, extending from intimate interior views through to panoramic coastal landscapes. It will be accompanied by an exhibition catalogue that features writing from curators, artists, poets and other voices.
You can read about Cressida Campbell in The Weekend Australian Review here.
Image: Cressida Campbell, Japanese Hydrangeas, 2005 Private collection © Cressida Campbell
CRESSIDA CAMPBELL AT QAGOMA
Works by Cressida Campbell will be on display at QAGOMA in Brisbane as part of Margaret Olley: A Generous Life.
The exhibition examines the legacy and influence of much-loved Australian artist Margaret Olley. Olley was a charismatic character who exerted a lasting impact on many artists as a mentor and supporter, including longtime friend Cressida Campbell. The exhibition will profile a life that was immersed in art – Olley's own and that of those she supported.
The exhibition opens on 15 June and is on display until 13 October 2019.
Image: Cressida Cambell, Lavendar and nasturtiums, 2009
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