About the artist
Jef Van Campen was born February 6, 1934 and is a Belgian post-impressionistic art painter. He is mostly known for his maritime paintings.
Van Campen was accepted at the age of 13 to attend the eveningclasses of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp. He later attended the acclaimed Artistic Crafts School in Antwerp. He still works and lives in Antwerp.
His paintings are contemporary, impressionist expressions of the simplistic beauty of seas, harbours and other maritime subjects. Honest work, excluded of any trends his work is described as poetic, soft and honest with a magnificent palet.
Jef Van Campen also paints portraits and still lifes.