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Oona Campbell

"To move from an urban street scene into a room filled with Oona Campbell's paintings is to experience their visceral impact at first hand – the light, the temperature, even the quality of air, seem to change in front of their brilliant surfaces."

Bunny Smedley, Critic and Historian, London 2000

Strong jewel-like colour is central to Oona's work. Her landscape painting emerges out of a process of observation and analysis. Although the paintings are made in response to specific places they are in no sense literal topographical accounts. Rather they are the means through which she explores the aspects of the natural world, which she finds most compelling: depth, scale, and the continual process of transformation achieved by shifts in light and weather.  These are the qualities, which she translates into her work. The end result is a haunting series of habitable dreamscapes – unique and not easily forgotten.

Oona Campbell was born in 1967. She graduated from Brighton University in 1989 with a BA Hons in the Visual and Performing Arts. Oona has won and been shortlisted for several major prizes including winning the City of Westminster Arts Council 'Annual Open Exhibition', 1999 and shortlisted for the Laing Art Exhibition 2000, Discerning Eye 2000 and The Hunting Prize, 2001. Her work is very popular and she is fast gaining a strong following among private and corporate collectors.

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Jennifer Anderson

Brian Ballard

Oona Campbell

Claudia Carr

James Fairgrieve

Arabella Johnsen RCA

Simon Laurie RSI, RSW

Donald Provan

Cristina Rodriguez

Sabrina Rowan Hamilton

Louis Sinclair McNally

Andrew Squire

Lucinda Wharton

Duncan Wright