Eva Campbell is an artist and illustrator who teaches visual art at Lester B. Pearson College UWC. She has exhibited her work in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Barbados and Ghana. Eva won the Children’s Africana Book Award for her illustrations in The Matatu by Eric Walters. She lives in Victoria.
Is there a certain place/space/location where you feel most creative?
In my studio while painting.
What excites you most as an artist?
New ideas, stories, events or people that inspire me to paint.
What is your favourite element of your nominated work?
The historical value of the poem and having the ability to depict this through my painting.
What do you hope the take away is for people experiencing your nominated work?
To understand an important role of Africville in Canadian history