From an early age, nature and painting has always been Cameron Bird’s greatest passion. Inspired by the mountains and wildlife of British Columbia, Cameron began painting professionally at the young age of 17 and captured the excitement and vivacity of the wild on canvas.

In college, where he majored in commercial art, Cameron began researching many great artist including The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson in particular. Alfred J. Casson, Tom Thomson and the German-American wildlife artist Carl Rungius captured most of Cameron’s attention.

In 1989, Cameron met Canadian artist K.C. Smith who became a great teacher and mentor. Keith always taught Cameron to simplify and make each brush stroke count. Following in the footsteps of Keith, he worked as a packhorse guide in the Chilcotin Mountains. Cameron used this experience in the wilderness to provide him with first-hand material and references for his paintings. Prior to Keith C. Smith’s passing in 2000, the artist wrote a letter to Cameron encouraging him to “carry on where I have left off in this wonderful world of art and creation”.

The Adele Campbell gallery is proud to have recognized Cameron’s talent many years earlier and to have represented him since then.

Associated Exhibitions

Summer Spotlight - Cameron Bird & Vance Theoret
Featured artworks: Cameron Bird 'Storm Light at Canoe Creek Ranch' and Vance Theoret 'Two Tone, Far From Home'. These artworks have been donated by the artists to raise funds for the Canadian Red Cross.
July 21 - August 6, 2017
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Cameron Bird & Vance Theoret
July 23 - August 31, 2016
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Art of Winter
Group Exhibition, Saturday November 28th, 2015
November 28, 2015 - January 15, 2016
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Little Gems
Great Gifts for Under the Tree
November 3 - November 28, 2015
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