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Jim Campbell, American electronic artist. Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship award in Multimedia, 1999—2000, Eureka Fellowship award, Fleishhaker Foundation, 1999—2001, Langlois Foundation Grant, Montreal, Quebec, 2000, 2002-2003, Guggenheim Fellowship award, 2003-2004. Fellow: World Technology Network (World Technical award-Art 2005).


Campbell, Jim was born in 1958 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.


Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978. Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978.


Phoenix Arts Commission Selection Jurist for the new Arizona Science Center Public Art Project. Artists in Color in the Shadows Show panel member California College Arts & Crafts, 1994. Member, artists advisory panel Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, 1993—1997.

National Education Association Selection Panelist for Museum Grants, 2000.


  • Other Work

    • One-man shows include Hallucination, Fresno Art Museum, California, 1991, Electronic Art, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California, 1992, Reactive Works, San Jose Museum Art, California, 1998, Time, Memory, and Meditation, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, 2001, Motion and Rest, Arizona State University, Tempe, 2002, Data and Time, Nagoya City Art Museum, Japan, 2002, Memory Array, Berkeley Art Museum, California, 2003, Untitles, Maryland Institute Contemporary Art, 2004, Material Light, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York, 2005, New Work, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, California, 2005, and several others, exhibited in group shows at Inner Tensions, Pro Arts Open Studio, Emeryville, California, 1990, Interactive, Works Gallery, San Jose, California, 1994, Press/Enter, Power Plant, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1995, New York Digital Salon, New York City, 1995, Digital Decisions, Art Academy Cincinnati, Ohio, 1997, Bay Area Technology Art, Haines Gallery, San Francisco, 1998, The Body, Salina Art Center, Kansas, 1999, Illuminations, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2000, Bitstreams, Whitney Museum American Art, 2001, Busan Biennial, Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, South Korea, 2002, Bytes and Pieces, Institute Contemporary Arts, San Jose, California, 2003, House of Tomorrow, Experimenta, Melbourne, Australia, 2003, Altered Forms, Sculpture Guild Group, New York, VAE8, Lima, Peru, 2004, Techno/Sublime, Colorado University Art Museum, 2005, and several others, public commissions and temporary art projects, Ruins of Light, American West Sports Arena, Phoenix Arizona. Phoenix Arts Commission, 1992, LAC Project, collaboration with Su-Chen Hung, Montreaux, Switzerland, 1995, Untitled, collaboration with Eliott Anderson, San Francisco State University Muni Station, San Francisco, California, 1998, 168 Light Bulbs, Two year Public Art Project, Wood St. Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Video Set Design for ODC Dance Troupe, San Francisco, California, 2001, Building Memory, Westside Center, Tempe, Arizona.

      Tempe Arts Commission. White Circle, Highlights Festival, Montreal, Quebec, 2001, Primal Graphics, Creative Time, Battery Park Site, New York, 2002, and other works in progress, public collections, University Art Museum, Berkeley, California, San Jose Museum Art, California, Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, Museum Contemporary Art, San Diego, California, Austin Museum Art, Texas, San Francisco MoMA, Whitney Museum, New York, MoMA, New York.


Fellow: World Technology Network (World Technical award-Art 2005).