Mount Vernon

Robert Campagna is a fine art photographer who has taught internationally as well as in several U.S. states. He has created over 500 workshops, reaching over 12,000 students. For 25 years he created photography workshops in several Iowa communities under the auspices of the Iowa Arts Council. In recent years his workshops have also been available to Colorado students under the sponsorship of Think 360 Arts. He is a founding member in the Artworks Center for Creative Arts in Loveland, Colorado. A Cedar Rapids native, Campagna has also resided in Dubuque, Iowa City, Muscatine and Mount Vernon before moving to Colorado in 2007. He has recently returned to his 28-year home of Mount Vernon, Iowa to continue his career and live near family. 

He has published four books, including Northeast Iowa (America's Hidden Treasure), Renascence, the children's book Grandpa and the Sky, and In Great Spirit (a portrait of Meskwaki and Taos Pueblo). He also designs and publishes calendars, not cards, posters, postcards and brochures. He has taken over a million images in journalistic as well as fine arts pursuits. He has taught extensively in Iowa, Colorado, New Mexico, California, Illinois, New York, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Nicaragua and Scotland. 

"The Art of Seeing"

This Speakers Bureau presentation will offer Campagna's professional and expert insight as to how photography may be used for community and publishing purposes. He will discuss, among other topics, how aspiring and long-time photographers alike may view the world as photographers, and simply how to make great adventures through your photography.