Junction Artist in Residence 2016

Jacquelyn van Kampen

JAR is excited to announce our first Junction Artist in Residence. Jacquelyn van Kampen is based out of Toronto. She was chosen because of her educational background and her vary of work experience. She clearly demonstrated how she is able to work with available material in various forms; make the process and results accessible for others; and communicate it in different media. We are very excited to have her in Haines Junction from mid July to mid October 2016. 

About Jacquelyn

Jacquelyn has been working as a designer for the past 3 years since graduating Industrial Design in 2012 (Eindhoven University of Technology – Eindhoven, The Netherlands)

During the past 3 years she has been adding to her design, fashion and art skills through various workshops and schooling including garment making and pattern construction. She is now working on her own collection and is determined to continue down the path as an independent artist/designer in the years to come. 

She has presented various wearable art pieces in fashion shows and has had the opportunity to present her work at conferences and events including the Dutch Design Week.

She has organized, lead and presented workshops for a vary of audiences, including children, general public and students.

Jacquelyn currently resides in Elora, Ontario and is the owner and designer behind Studio Kampina

Listen to her CBC interview about her excitement to come to Haines Junction
Read the article about herself and the residency in Yukon News, July 15th
Read the article about her first 1 1/2 month in the residency in Alaskan Dispatch News, August 28th