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CAMPBELL, Rosamond Sheila Stokes

Bareilly, India, 1919
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, 2008
Biography synopsis
As a young woman Campbell studied at the School Fine Arts, North Adelaide, and at the Regent St. Polytechnic, London. On completing her studies, she spent nine years working as an illustrator in England and Europe. While working in Italy she met Canadian artist Ted Campbell; they married and moved to Saint John, New Brunswick in the 1950s. Campbell often took an experimental approach to her painting but also created realistic landscapes in watercolour, semi-surrealist and abstract works. Rosamond and Ted Campbell moved to San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, in the 1970s.
Media used
Oil painting
School of Fine Arts, North Adelaide
Regent Street Polytechnic, London, England
File & Archive locations
Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Documentation Centre, QC
National Gallery of Canada, ON - Library and Archives

Writings about
Exhibition of Paintings by Rosamond Campbell. Fredericton, New Brunswick: The New Brunswick Museum, 1963
"La Diva Won't Be Boring: Atalie Choquette Brings Her Brand of Humour to the Mostly Mozart Fest." Telegraph-Journal (Saint John) 20 Jul. 2000
"Spirit of Spring: Kjeld Deichmann, Master Potter, Prepared His Own Clay, 'From the Earth Up'." Telegraph-Journal (Saint John) 25 Mar. 2000
"Today and Tomorrow." Telegraph-Journal (Saint John) 8 Oct. 2007: D2
Buckland, Peter. "A New Brunswick Painter Who Flourished in Saint John During the Vibrant Arts Scene through the '50s and '60s ..." Telegraph-Journal (Saint John) 15 Mar. 2008: G1
Cole, Carolyn. "Fred Ross on Painters, Painting and Saint John." Telegraph-Journal (Saint John) 1 Jan. 2000
Ducharme, Jeff. "Priceless Figurine Not Likely to Find New Home." Telegraph-Journal (Saint John) 8 Oct. 2007: C2
Hashey, Mary W., ed. Maritime Artists Vol. 1. Fredericton: Maritime Art Association, 1967
Kuehner, Carol. "Attic Treasures: Auctioneers Say They Have Made Great Finds in the Dustiest Spaces." Telegraph-Journal (Saint John) 25 Jan. 2003
Kuehner, Carol. "British Captive Created Saint John Furniture Dynasty; Lordly Brothers Became Big Names in 19th Century." Telegraph-Journal (Saint John) 28 Jan. 2006: A15
McAvity, John. "Catharine Amelia MacNeill McAvity." Globe and Mail (Toronto) 20 Apr. 1999: A22
Niergarth, Kirk. "The Writing on the Wall: Healing Miller Brittain's Legacy." Telegraph-Journal (Saint John) 25 Mar. 2006: A13
O'Neill, Mora Dianne. In Her Place: Changing Images of Women in Western Society from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century Halifax, Nova Scotia: Art Gallery, Mount Saint Vincent University, 1986
Smith, Colin H. " 'Originals' Brings it All Back Home; 'Come from Heres': Transplanted Saint John Artists Have Contributed Bold Works to a New Show at the ABEC's City of Saint John Gallery." Telegraph-Journal (Saint John) 22 Aug. 2000
Wallace, Kate. "Going, Going, Sold!" Telegraph-Journal (Saint John) 14 Jun. 2008: G1

Writings by
Campbell, Rosamond, Juan Pascoe & Taller Martin Pescador. Images. San Miguel de Allende, Mexico: Rosamond Campbell, 1990

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