Virginia Van Camp


Virginia Van Camp, artist, San Juan Islands Washington.Virginia with her husband, Bill, and daughters. December 1961



Virginia Van Camp lives and works on San Juan Island, her home for the last 20 years. She works in a variety of mediums including oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor, and mixed media, though she has dabbled in charcoal, pottery, and plastics.


Virginia Van Camp, artist, San Juan Islands Washington.
Daughters -- Maggie, Joellen, Joy. 1965


Virginia was born in Spokane, Washington, in May of 1933.  She went through school there, graduating from Rogers High School in 1951, and began college later that year.  Virginia "paused" the pursuit of her degree when she got married in 1953, and gave birth to three daughters over the next eight years. She returned to college and got her degree in 196X from WSU, followed by a Masters degree in X from EWU in 19xx.  Virginia then taught Art History courses for X years at Spokane Community College, until 1993 when she retired and moved to San Juan Island.


Virginia Van Camp, artist, San Juan Islands Washington.
The artist at rest.



Virginia now works in her home studio, a work place that is also available for other artists to rent by the day, week, or month. Contact her for more information at:

Virginia Van Camp
230 Scenic Place,
Friday Harbor, WA 98250

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