Approved: 21.04.2017

Kristy Campbell

Artist, Curator, Maker, Researcher, Writer

Approved: 21.04.2017




    Artist and Writer based in Norwich, UK.

    MA Fine Art graduate from Norwich University of the Arts, 2014.

    This practice aims to convey a visual language that demonstrates the fluid ambiguity of meaning, hence of reading; through discourse, design, and changing contexts.

    This study of semiotics challenges linguistic traditions, methods of curation, and medium, but more intensively it confronts the connotation forced and attached to particular words.

    Deconstruction and Deconstructivism theory fuel this. They intend to tilt, to fragment, and to stylize forming a dysfunctional and seemingly misguided structure, making way for an accessible alternative freedom within language.

    CV & Education


    2018    Norwich University of the Arts, PGCHE : ADAM, 2018/19 

    2014    Norwich University of the Arts, Master of Fine Arts, 2014 - Distinction

    2013    Norwich University of the Arts, Bachelor (Hons) of Fine Arts 2013 - 1:1


    Forthcoming Exhibitions

    2019    Art & Science Exhibition, Gerald Moore Gallery, Eltham College, London, UK.

    2019    Cley19 Borderlines, Cley-next-the-sea, Norfolk, UK.

    2019    Halesworth Gallery, Halesworth, Suffolk, UK.


    Current Exhibitions

    2019    Rejected Proposals (Queen of the bees), CSW Kronika, Bytom, Poland.

    Previous Exhibitions

    2019    Curve, an exhibition of staff & students, Norwich University of the Arts, Norwich, UK.

    2018    The Cut Open 2018, The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk, UK.

    2018    The Kitchen Table, Anythink Wright Farms, Colorado, USA.

    2018    When will you learn that there isn’t a word for everything? Group show curated by

                Kristy Campbell, Nunn’s Yard, Norwich, UK.

    2018    Fronteer Open 2018, 35 Chapel Walk, Sheffield, UK.

    2018    Forms Assembled in the Light: The KPP Prize for Art, Architecture and Design,

                Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, Yorkshire, UK.

    2018    LOOP Open Graphic Design and Illustration Exhibition, LCB Depot, Leicester, UK.

    2018    Connection : Open 2018, Wells Maltings Trust, Wells-Next-the-Sea, Norfolk, UK.

    2018    Feature Artist : Playhouse X Pride, Co-curated by Marcus Dickey Horley (Tate),

                Playhouse Bar Norwich, UK. 

    2018    Picasso : An influence on Contemporary Artists, 508 Gallery, Chelsea, London, UK.

    2018    MGS04 Festival ‘Journey of Discovery’, Epsom & Ewell, UK.

    2018    Putney Arts Theatre, London, UK.

    2018    Solo Exhibition @ Control Tower Gallery, Kings Hill, UK. 

    2018    Summer Salon 2018, Islington Arts Factory, London, UK.

    2018    neo: ProofPrint 2018, neo:gallery23, Bolton, UK.

    2018    Ab Origine / From the Source (solo exhib), Stables in Exile, St. Catherine’s Church,

                London, UK.

    2018    Hue Exhibition, L26 Café, Leeds, UK.

    2018    Juxtaposition, Elizabeth James Gallery, London, UK.

    2018    Components, Art Number 23, The Old Biscuit Factory, Bermondsey, London, UK.

    2018    The Finder, Online Exhibition, Off Site Project, Worldwide. 

    2018    Ab Epistulis / From the Letters (solo exhib), Arts for Health, Milton Keynes Hospital,

                Milton Keynes, UK. 

    2018    ECR Scheme Showcase Event, Oral Response (PhD collaboration), Cultural

                Institute Showcase, Somerset House, London, UK. 

    2018    The Art of You, Artizan Gallery, Torquay, Devon, UK.

    2018    Fe/Male, AIR Gallery, Altrincham, UK.

    2018    Oral Response (PhD collaboration), King’s College, Dental Institute, London, UK.

    2018    Resist, Nunn’s Yard Gallery, Norwich, UK.

    2018    Intent (Part 1) Online, Cultivate Gallery Online, Worldwide.

    2017    Winter Open, Artizan Gallery, Torquay, Devon, UK.

    2017    Christmas Exhibition, Art Form Framers, Shipley, West Yorkshire, UK.

    2017    Et Tu, Art Brute? Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, USA.

    2017    Word Play, Forest Gate Arts, London, UK.

    2017    The (Accidental) Marks Made While Making Art, Cultivate Gallery Online,


    2017    Bath Digital Festival 2017, Milson Street, Bath, UK. 

    2017    A Thousand Words, Scaffold Gallery @ Castlefield Gallery, Manchester, UK.

    2017    TEXT VS IMAGE, New York, USA.

    2017    Nasty Women, Hackney Wick, London, UK.

    2017    International Agatha Christie Festival Exhibition, Artizan Gallery @ Torre Abbey

                House and Gardens, Devon, UK.

    2017    Float showcase : Identity, Firstsite, Colchester, UK.

    2017    Original 200, Cupola Gallery, Sheffield, UK.

    2017    Create : Open, Dayton Society of Artists, Ohio, USA.

    2017    PROFILE, MA-WAH Gallery, Waltham Forest, London, UK.

    2017    Summer of ’68, Virtual Open Space, Roland Wegerer, Online.

    2017    AIR Open 2017, AIR Gallery, Altrincham, (nr. Manchester), UK.

    2017    Something Blue, An Exhibition, Cultivate Gallery Online, Worldwide.


    2017    Summer Salon, Candid Arts Trust, Islington, London, UK. 

    2017    Stimulus, Art Number 23 @ Menier Gallery, Southwark St, London, UK.

    2017    Solo Show, The Playhouse Bar, Norwich, UK.

    2017    Summer Exhibition, Art Form Framers, Shipley, West Yorkshire, UK. 

    2017    Pavilion of the Senses, Norwich Market, Norwich, UK.

    2017    ‘Fare Thee Well’ Postcard Show, Ugly Art Room @ The Arts Center Corvallis’

                 Corrine Woodman Gallery, Corvallis, OR, USA.

    2017    Black Tie Silent Auction, Anteros Arts Foundation, Norwich, UK.

    2017    Touch Wood, Studio 20, Norwich, UK.

    2017    Submit. Exhibit., Marketplace Studios, Stockport, Manchester, UK.

    2017    Evolver Prize 2017, Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Devon, UK.

    2017    Crossing Borders, Clamp Light Artist Studios & Gallery, San Antonio, TX, USA.

    2017    SquidInk Gallery June 2017 Online Event, Online / USA.

    2017    Dead Poet XIV, Blank Canvas Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

    2017    The Obsessive Compulsive Practice, Fringe Arts Bath Festival, Bath, UK.

    2017    The Shape of Things, Sun Pier House, Medway, Chatham, UK.

    2017    The Body Exhibition, Peckham, London, UK.

    2017    Something Black, An Exhibition, Cultivate Gallery Online, Worldwide.


    2017    The Lit Exhibit: Spectrums, New Women Space, Brooklyn, New York, USA.

    2017    Attach Files, Fifty Fifty Gallery, Kansas City, USA.

    2017    The Heart Grows Fonder - House of Cards, FORMAT Photography Festival,

                 Miniclick, Blindboys, Delhi Photo Festival: Derby, UK and New Delhi, India.

    2017    #51%RememberHer, Elements Gallery (Off-site Projects), The Tower Gallery,

                 Barking, London, UK.

    2017    Maxim of Manner, Anteros Arts Foundation, Norwich, UK.

    2017    Hesitation Forms, Barber Shop Residency Space, Norwich, UK.

    2015    One Year On, Stew Gallery, Norwich, UK.

    2014    The Cut Open 2014, Suffolk, UK.

    2014    MA Graduate Show, Norwich University of the Arts, Norwich, UK.

    2014    Cryptographics: a tribute to the Voynich Manuscript, EXPO CHICAGO,

                Chicago, USA.

    2014    ArtSlant Curator’s Open, EXPO CHICAGO, Chicago, USA.

    2014    Waveney River Art Trail, Suffolk, UK.

    2014    The Bishop’s Art Prize, Norwich Cathedral, UK.

    2014    Hidden, Norwich Undercroft (War Memorial/City Hall), UK.

    2014    MONO, Norwich University of the Arts, Norwich, UK.

    2013    Open For Discussion, (MA Interim Show) Norwich University of the Arts,

                Norwich, UK.

    2013    Recent Graduate Show, Catalyst Art Gallery, Belfast, Ireland, UK.

    2013    Open Submission, The Bank- Eye, Suffolk, UK.

    2013    BA Degree Show, Norwich University of the Arts, Norwich, UK.

    2013    Solo Show, Yallops, Norwich, UK.

    2013    Solo Show, The Bicycle Shop, Norwich, UK.

    2013    Solo Installation, The Playhouse Bar, Norwich, UK.

    2012    B E I N G, Stew Gallery, Norwich, UK.

    2012    A Fifty Day Collective - Performance & Screening, Chapelfield, Norwich, UK.


    Awards / Competitions

    2018    Visual Art Open 2018, long-listed.

    2017    Visual Art Open 2017, long-listed.



    2018    Culture LAB : Ipswich County Library, Suffolk Libraries & Metal : Suffolk, UK.

    2017    Hesitation Forms, Barber Shop Residency Space, Norwich, UK.



    2019    'E W Godwin' book, written by K Campbell & A Geering, UK & Germany.

    2019    Workshop/Mural, Lowestoft Library, Suffolk, UK.

    2019    Cover Designs for Fiction Collection (Feb 2019), Boiler House Press

                Norwich, UK.

    2019    Illustrations for 'The Large Door' by Jonathan Gibbs (Feb 2019), Boiler House Press,

                 Norwich, UK.

    2018    ‘Singing is for Girls’ Mural in Music Department, Hellesdon High School,

                Norwich, UK.

    2018    Video Commission, Ellis Ives, private collection, Suffolk, UK.

    2018    Design Commission, Be Ripe Records, digital print for poster, Bristol, UK.



    2018    Limited edition of WO/MAN badges : proceeds in aid of Leeway, Norwich, UK.