Marja van Kampen was born in The Netherlands. She is a full-time painter and printmaker.  30 years ago she moved to Ireland.  She is a co-founder of Artspace Studios, Galway, and was a driving force in its development, before setting up her own studio.

Marja van Kampen with the book on her life and her art

Marja van Kampen with the book on her life and her art

A full colour book about her life and art “Marja van Kampen A Determined Life in Art” by Dick Donaghue has been published by The Varsity Press Group.  The book was launched in the Kenny Art Gallery, Galway by Ronnie O’Gorman, chairperson of the Galway Advertiser and Arts Patron.

Ronnie O'Gorman who launched the book with Dick Donaghue who wrote the book at the book launch

Ronnie O'Gorman who launched the book with Dick Donaghue who wrote the book at the book launch

The book can be ordered online at: writteninireland.com.