Mark Campbell's vision of Virginia has been shaped by a lifetime of travel and education in the state and region. Mark lived in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia in his youth and studied architecture, perspecitve, life drawing and color theory at The University of Virginia during the 1970s.  He briefly studied painting at Virginia Commonwealth University.
  Mark's travels through the region as a collector of traditonal music has given him a broad view of the landscape and people living in this beautiful state. Mark began painting and drawing as a youngster and spent much of his career as  an architect and renderer.  Until the advent of computer aided graphics in the 1990s, Mark and all hand renderers were artists that portrayed the built environment in service of the architectural client. Mark brings his keen knowledge of perspective and light to the natural and man-made environment with a touch of Hopper and a hint of Impressionism. 

While lecturing at the University of Virginia, the great architect Lou Khan looked into the eyes of young Mark and said "But...light is the most important thing."  Mark paints the light.

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Reedy Creek Autumn Morning   (Sold)   
​Mark will be displaying at the Arts in the Park, Richmond, Va May 5th and 6th.
Spring Flood on the James
Bridge to Topsail   20" x 24" Oil on Canvas  
Morning on the Neuse   
Fpggy Morning on the RF&P Bridge  (Sold)
Under the Nickel Bridge   
Canal Walk RVA   32" x 56" Oil on Canvas  (Sold)
With Tim Kaine in Senate office building
Pond on the James  24" x 60" oil on canvas  
Last Lock   24" x 60" oil on canvas