CV Bio

CURRICULUM VITAE

Jill Louise Campbell
Born in Canada 1951

Educated in Quebec, Canada and a year of study at The Sorbonne, Paris. Jill immersed herself in

paint brushesmuseums and galleries soaking in art and history of Europe. She followed in her Grandmother, and Aunts footsteps both exhibited artists in Montreal.

Jill’s command of the positive and exuberance of life through a romanced fairytale interpretation of her home surroundings and travels to Italy, France, Ireland, India and Tibet. She was deeply influenced by Marc Chagall. Her whimsy has a depth that resonates at a soul level. Home, a small island off the west coast of Canada feeds her reverence with nature.

Her medium is watercolour, gouache, oil, and a mixed media of gold leaf, fabric, and pen and ink.

Shows include:
” East Meets West “ a collection of photographs and paintings of Japan and the West Coast of Canada.
” South West “ a collection of paintings from The American South West. Landscapes and adobe dwellings.
” Tibet “ a collection of paintings and photographs from Lhasa strongly influenced by her Buddhist inquiry.
” The Pilgrimage Begins” a collection of paintings rendered as a result of a 150km walk on the ancient Chemin St Jacques path in Languedoc France.
” India “ a collection of paintings and photographs focusing on the people, architecture, and holy places in Varanasi, Haridwar, and Rajasthan.

“Chianciano” Sienna Italy … participated in a Biennale show

Other Collections include:
” Venice ”
” Ireland ” cottages, farms and landscapes.
” France ” mainly Provence as a result of living for 10 months in a tiny farming hamlet, and The Languedoc regions.
” Canada West Coast ” northwest water scapes, cottages and flowers and gardens.
” Native North West ” influenced by the Native culture and Totems found in ancient settlements on the north coast of British Columbia and Alaska.

Jill Louise Campbell has operated her personal art gallery since 1991. She sells her original works to discerning collectors world wide. Limited Editions on canvas that are signed and numbered are collected by an active client base. View her web site at www.jlcgallery.com

Donations and Projects include those listed below and many more:

  1. Active in local causes with donations of art for auction
  2. Lions Club  “Orcas in the City Victoria” 2002Lions Club “Spirit Bear” Victoria 2006 both sponsored by Cadillac Fairview in The Bay Centre
  3. “Wing Back for Art” 1998 raised  money and awareness for Island Pathways.
  4. “Wing Back for Art” 1999 raised money and awarness for Art Spring Theatre.
  5. Air Canada Auction sponsored by Wood Gundy Vancouver.
  6. “Art in Bloom” auction for Victoria Art Gallery.
  7. Salt Spring Island Monetary Fund, provided art for the $10 bill.
  8. Many talks on art and the meaning behind Jill’s art.
  9. Illustrated book covers and CD covers
  10. The Virtues Project.
  11. The Child Honouring Project

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