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Sue Campion RBA

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Sue Campion was born in London in 1944. During the sixties she worked in London as a display artist before leaving England to live in Spain and America . Now living and working in England, a major part of Sue's paintings relate to her travels in Spain, Australia, Arizona, Italy, France and more recently the English countryside.

In 2007 she was elected a member of the Royal Society of British Artists (RBA) and her work is held in both public and private collections throughout the world.

Sue acknowledges a number of influences on her work. ‘Van Gogh and Matisse have both inspired in me a love of strong colour, as well as the Fauves painters. This was an important influence when I was working in Spain. I have also been influenced by the train posters of the 1940’s and 50’s which I saw as a child, they often have clear design and strong areas of flat colour and have remained in my memory. These posters were used to advertise rail links to various parts of the British Isles and I still find their way of looking at the countryside, fascinating." Artists such as Ravillious, Bawden, Nash and Piper are also strong influences on Sue’s work, especially the way in which these artists construct and compose their landscapes. 

"I return to Spain most years working in the South around Malaga and Nerja. In England in addition to Shropshire, I paint in and around Whitby where my brother lives and I also return to the South Downs near Brighton to paint the hay bales in summer. I used only to be able to paint the English landscape in summer with its bright colours and contrasts but now I appreciate autumn and winter. I have come to love the landscape under snow and I always hope for a cold snap so that we get some real snow. The contrast between the white fields, the purple brown hedgerows and the skeletal trees is marvellous. I like working in pastel because I find it a very direct medium and I enjoy the intense, dense colours that you can achieve"

Excerpt from: " In Conversation with Julian Halsby", The Artist 2008




  • The Russell Gallery, London


  • Rowley Contemporary Art, Winchester
  • Twenty Twenty, Much Wenlock


  • The Russell Gallery, London


  • Medici Gallery
  • Twenty Twenty, Much Wenlock
  • Rowley Contemporary Art, Winchester


  • The Russell Gallery, London


  • The Medici Gallery, London


  • The Russell Gallery, London


  • David Curzon Gallery, Wimbledon, London


  • New Grafton Gallery, Barnes, London


  • The Medici Gallery, London


  • The Medici Gallery, London
  • New Grafton Gallery, Barnes London


  • New Grafton Gallery, Barnes, London
  • The Ashbourne Gallery, Ashbourne, Derbyshire


  • The Barnes Gallery, Barnes, London


  • The Wykeham Galleries, Barnes, London


  • Mina Renton Gallery, Pimlico, London


  • Mina Renton Gallery, Pimlico, London
  • Patchings Gallery, Calverton, Nottinghamshire


  • The Makers Gallery, Welshpool, Powys


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