Gretna Campbell (1922–1987)

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GRETNA CAMPBELL
Back Shore Sunset, 1984
oil on canvas, 38 x 42 inches
$18,000
GRETNA CAMPBELL
Birches in Back of the Studio, 1977
oil on canvas, 50 x 50 inches
$29,000
GRETNA CAMPBELL 
The Cove At Gina's, 1981
oil on canvas, 38 x 50 inches
$22,000
GRETNA CAMPBELL
Dark Woods, 1982
oil on canvas, 42 x 42 inches
$20,000
GRETNA CAMPBELL
From the Path, Great Head, 1984
oil on canvas, 42 x 42 inches
$20,000
GRETNA CAMPBELL
Looking Down II, 1985
oil on canvas, 28 x 35 inches
$11,000
GRETNA CAMPBELL
Looking Down
oil on canvas, 42 x 46 inches
$22,000
GRETNA CAMPBELL
Blue Rocks, 1976
oil on canvas, 50 x 50 inches
$29,000
GRETNA CAMPBELL Back Shore Sunset, 1984 oil on canvas, 38 x 42 inches $18,000
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GRETNA CAMPBELL Birches in Back of the Studio, 1977 oil on canvas, 50 x 50 inches $29,000
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GRETNA CAMPBELL The Cove At Gina's, 1981 oil on canvas, 38 x 50 inches $22,000
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GRETNA CAMPBELL Dark Woods, 1982 oil on canvas, 42 x 42 inches $20,000
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GRETNA CAMPBELL From the Path, Great Head, 1984 oil on canvas, 42 x 42 inches $20,000
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GRETNA CAMPBELL Looking Down II, 1985 oil on canvas, 28 x 35 inches $11,000
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GRETNA CAMPBELL Looking Down oil on canvas, 42 x 46 inches $22,000
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GRETNA CAMPBELL Blue Rocks, 1976 oil on canvas, 50 x 50 inches $29,000
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Gretna Campbell (1922–1987) Biography

Gretna Campbell (1922—1987) was born in Bronx, New York. She attended the WPA Art Workshop in 1939, and Cooper Union Day Art School from 1939—43. In 1944, she was included in the Chicago Art Institute Painting Annual, and the Museum of Modern Art purchased her work, Mystical Bird (hooked rug). In 1945, Campbell attended the Art Student’s League and received the Pearl Fund Fellowship by Clifford Odets. In 1946, Campbell married Louis Finkelstein, and in 1950, they bought a house on Cranberry Isle, Maine, where she painted subsequent summers for the next thirty-six years. In 1953, Campbell was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to France, and her work was included in the Whitney Annual.

Campbell taught at the Brooklyn Museum, Yale University, Maryland Institute College of Art, New York Studio School, and Pratt Institute. She was awarded the Benjamin Altman Prize in Landscape Painting, National Academy of Design in New York, the Ranger Fund Purchase Award, and Award in Art, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in New York. Her work is in major museum collections throughout the United States, including the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Museum of Modem Art in New York City.

 

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Fall 2016
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Maine’s Moody Vibe: There’s more to this artists’ destination than perfect blue skies and perfect blue sea.

ALTHOUGH I GREW UP IN NEW JERSEY, I’ve been going to Maine since I was 10. In the very beginning, actually, I was not quite in Maine. The place we visited, Star Island, is part of the Isles of Shoals, a small group of rocky islands about nine miles out fromPortsmouth, New Hampshire. But the […]

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Gretna Campbell: Paintings from Great Cranberry Island
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