Cressida Campbell

Cressida Campbell (born 1960) is an Australian artist.

She was born in Sydney in 1960 to Ruth and Ross Campbell, her older sister is actress Nell Campbell. She studied at East Sydney Technical College in 1978 and 1979.[1]

Her husband Peter died in 2011. She lives in the Sydney suburb of Bronte, in her home studio.[2]


She exhibited in London in 2001 (when Germaine Greer introduced her at the opening) and 2003. As of 2006, her technique centers on painting her woodblocks in preparation for hand-printing with them.[3] She is described as following in the footsteps of Margaret Preston and Thea Proctor.[4]


In CollectionsEdit

Her work is held in the following collections: Art Gallery of New South Wales (9 works),[5] the National Gallery of Australia (4 works).[6]


  1. ^ "Timeless: The art of Cressida Campbell". S.H. Ervin Gallery. Retrieved 7 March 2020.
  2. ^ Keenan, Catherine (4 March 2009). "Portrait of an unsung artist". Sydney Morning Herald. Retrieved 3 February 2017 – via
  3. ^ Art for Humanity – Fine Art Heritage Archived 2007-09-05 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Radio National Arts Today
  5. ^ "Works by Cressida Campbell :: The Collection :: Art Gallery NSW". Retrieved 28 August 2019.
  6. ^ "NGA collection search: Cressida Campbell". Retrieved 28 August 2019.

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