Thank you to The Copper Fox Gallery for a wonderful opening reception of my newest paintings, “Skyscapes Reimagined” on November 17th. There were wonderful friends who came to cheer me on and to see my newest work and a lot of people I had never met. I really appreciated everyone showing up to support the…

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Another creative adventure lies ahead this August 30 – September 9, 2017, Cortona, Italy! I’m taking a group of 14 guests to Cortona, Italy this fall to an amazing villa on gorgeous grounds with olive groves, a swimming pool, fountains and more. We will experience the joys of painting plein-air, hand-making pasta, truffle hunting, antiquing,…

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by Rachael McCampbell January 19, 2015 To stare at a blank canvas is intimidating – I call it the blank canvas blues. If you don’t have any great ideas, doubt can seep in: What do I have to say as an artist? I can’t think of anything new or original. I’m going to waste a…

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by Rachael McCampbell January 1, 2015   “…Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild precious life?”  When I first read these words, from Mary Oliver’s poem The Summer Day, I almost fell off my chair. It was a jolt, the same sort of zap you feel when you are reminded that this ain’t…

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