Art Studio


Greta Ault Van Campen

b. 1983



2001-2005 Bowdoin College, Brunswick Maine

2003 Spring Semester Abroad, Arcadia University, Umbra Institute, Perugia Italy

Degree: Bachelor of Arts, major in Visual Art



June 2018, Constructing Worlds, small group show, Octavia Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA

June 2018, Greta Van Campen, solo show, Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland, ME

May 2018, Inaugural Group Exhibition, Eggleston Goetze Art Advisory, novel., Memphis, TN

October 2017, Art on Fire, invitational art auction, Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, TN

April 2017, Group Show, Greenhut Gallery, Portland, ME

October, 2016 A Year on Barters Point Road, solo show, Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland, ME

April 2016, Van Campens, small group show, ICON Contemporary Art, Brunswick, ME

February 2016, in.cep.tion, small group show, J GO Gallery, Park City, UT

January 2016, Greta Van Campen: Seeing Texas, solo show, Octavia Art Gallery, Houston, TX

December 2015, holiday group show, J GO Gallery, Park City, UT

November 2015, Greta Van Campen, solo show, Octavia Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2012-2015  Annual Benefit Art Auction, invitational group show, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME

Summer 2015, Paint the Farm, group show, Firehouse Center for the Falcon Foundation, Damariscotta, ME

February, 2015, Greta Van Campen, Heading West, solo show, Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2014  Utah Landscapes, group show, Bountiful/Davis Art Center, Farmington, UT

2014  American Travels, solo show, Garage Gallery, Kimball Art Center, Park City, UT

2014  Greta Van Campen:  Chicago, solo show, Firecat Projects, Chicago, IL

2014 Greta Van Campen:  Home, solo show, Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland, ME

2013  North vs. South, Group Show, Robert Lange Studios, Charleston, SC

2013 Three Point Perspective:  The Van Campens of Maine, Engine Gallery, Biddeford, ME

2013 Inspiration Corporation’s One Inspired Evening, juried art auction, Chicago, IL

2013 Greta Van Campen’s American Paintings, Syntropy, San Francisco, CA

2012 Greta Van Campen:  Painted America, solo show, Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland, ME

2012 Van Campen, small group show, Michaelian & Kohlburg, Summit, NJ

2011 Solo Exhibit, Dowling Walsh Gallery, Rockland, ME

2011 Summer Exhibit, Group show, Islesford Dock Gallery, Little Cranberry Island, ME

2011 Work from the Road, The Painted Gentleman, San Francisco, CA

2010 The Drawing Show, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland, ME

2008-2009 The Gallery on Great Diamond Island, group show, GDI, ME

2008 Borestone Mountain Art at Maine Audobon, group show, Falmouth, ME

2007 Holiday Show, Elan Fine Arts, Rockport ME

2006 Bowdoin Alumni Printmakers, Icon Gallery, Brunswick ME

2006 Maine Printmakers, Élan Fine Arts, Rockport ME

2006 Small Works from Holland, Solo Show, Little Dog Coffee Shop, Brunswick ME

2005-2012 Holiday Group Show, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland ME

2005 Mainely Girls, Benefit Art Auction, Rockport ME

2005 No New Work, Senior Show with David Aron, Visual Arts Center, Bowdoin College

2005 Next Generation IV, Juried Show, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport ME

2004 South Wharf Gallery, Nantucket MA

2003 Solo Portrait Exhibit, Visual Art Center, Bowdoin College, Brunswick ME

2002-2003 Maine Coast Heritage Trust Art Exhibit, Aldermere Farm, Rockport ME

2001-2003 Julia’s Gallery for Young Artists, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland ME

2002 Holiday Group Show, Caldbeck Gallery, Rockland ME

2002 Franco’s Gallery, Bowdoin College, Brunswick ME



May 2015, Brush Creek Arts, Saratoga, Wyoming

June 2012 Wrangell Mountains Center, McCarthy, Alaska

2007 Borestone Mountain Audobon Sanctuary, Maine


Press and Publications

DownEast Magazine, cover art, June 2018

Review of Constructing Worlds in New Orleans Gambit

Ann Dodds Costello, “When Art is a Family Affair,” Maine Boats, Homes, & Harbors, November/December 2016.

Jamie Thompson, “Cities on the Edge,” The Canvas, Maine Home + Design, December 2015.

She Explores artistry feature:

Miss Moss blog feature:

Britta Konau, “art current:  Greta Van Campen at the Dowling Walsh Gallery,”  The Free Press, May 22, 2014.

Kay Stephens, “Behind the Slides, How Kickstarter allowed this artist to paint all fifty states”  Pen Bay Pilot, April 18, 2014.

Chase Reynolds Ewald, "Seeing All Sides,"  Western Art and Architecture Magazine,     April/May 2013.

Dagney C. Ernest, "To Look For America," Arts and Entertainment, The Courier-Gazette, The Camden Herald, and The Republican Journal, October 11, 2012.

"See, Greta Van Campen," Maine Magazine feature, October 2012.

Britta Konau, "Dialogue with the Van Campens," Art Current, The Free Press, March 2012.   Part 1   Part 2  

Marya Ilyas, "Van Campen '05 to paint her way across America," The Bowdoin Orient, February 25, 2011.


Related Work Experience

2017-2018 Teaching artist for mural project, Oceanside High School, Rockland, ME

2016-2017 Teaching artist with Lincolnville 7th graders, Farnsworth Museum Stories Program

2016-2017 Farnsworth Art Museum, Children’s Art Camp instructor, Rockland, ME

2015 & 2017 Bowdoin College Summer Art Camp instructor, Brunswick, ME

2015 Mural designer/artist for the Portland Mural Initiative, Cove St, Portland, ME

2014 Invitational Plein Air painting and auction for Outward Bound, Hurricane Island, ME

2014 Midcoast Maine PechaKucha presenter, Thomaston, ME

2011 Guest Lecturer, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2010 Studio Assistant to Tony Fitzpatrick, Chicago, IL

2008-2010 Classroom Assistant and Art Teacher, Near North Montessori, Chicago, IL

2007 Summer Art Faculty, Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO


Awards and Honors

2013  3rd place in Established Artist Category, Inspiration Corporation’s One Inspired Evening

2005 Cum Laude Graduate, Bowdoin College

2005 Anne Lewis Memorial Prize for Visual Art, Bowdoin College

2001-2005 Dean’s List, Bowdoin College

2002 1st Prize, Delta Sigma/Delta Upsilon Visual Arts Competition, Bowdoin College