Approved: 21.04.2017

Kristy Campbell

Artist, Curator, Maker, Researcher, Writer

Approved: 21.04.2017
 
 
 

News

     

    Biography

    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

    Education

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

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

     

    Forthcoming Exhibitions

    2018    Group Exhibition @ Nunn's Yard Gallery, Norwich, UK.

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

    2017    Oral Response, King’s College London PhD collaboration, Dental Institute & Cultural

                Institute, London, UK. 

     

    Exhibitions

    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,

                 Worldwide. cultivategallery.com

    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.

                 cultivategallery.com 

    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.

                 cultivategallery.com + organthing.com

    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

    2017    Visual Art Open 2017, long-listed.

     

    Bibliography

    FORTHCOMING : LOOSEN ART, Open Boundaries Publication, February 2018

    2017   A5 Portfolio Magazine: A5 #8 : London UK (November) 2017

    2017   Contemporary Visual Art Zine, Issue 3, (November) 2017

    2017   Wotisart? Magazine #8 : London UK (November) 2017

    2017   A5 Portfolio Magazine: A5 #7 : London UK (October) 2017

    2017   VISCERAL8, Bi-monthly online publication, (September) 2017

    2017   Axisweb ‘Weekly Highlight’, 5-9 October 2017

    2017   Wotisart? Magazine #7 : London UK (October) 2017

    2017   Average Art Magazine, Issue 15 : Liverpool UK (October) 2017

    2017   A5 Portfolio Magazine: A5 #6 : London UK (September) 2017

    2017   Wotisart? Magazine #6 : London UK (September) 2017

    2017   Kristy Campbell Interview, Art Reveal Magazine no.33, September 2017, pg 16-22

    2017   Average Art Magazine, Issue 14 : Liverpool UK (September) 2017

    2017   A5 Portfolio Magazine: A5 #5 : London UK (August) 2017

    2017   Amber Journal, Issue #1, (UK) 2017

    2017   Fresh Contemporary Digest, Online Platform / Publication (August) 2017

    2017   Wotisart? Magazine #5 : London UK (August) 2017

    2017   Axisweb ‘Text’ category guest selector and writer (August) 2017

    2017   Average Art Magazine, Issue 13 : Liverpool UK (August) 2017

    2017   Axisweb, #Five2Watch 2D/3D, July 2017

    2017   Ephemera Zine, Niamh Blakey (July) 2017

    2017   A5 Portfolio Magazine: A5 #4 : London UK (July) 2017

    2017   Wotisart? Magazine #4 : London UK (July) 2017

    2017   Average Art Magazine, Issue 12 : Liverpool UK (July) 2017

    2017   Axisweb, ‘Weekly Highlights’ section, 5-12 June 2017

    2017   Property Materials Zine (Boston, Massachusetts), June 2017

    2017   Unsent Letters Zine (Melbourne, Australia) June 2017

    2017   A5 Portfolio Magazine: A5 #3 : London UK (June) 2017

    2017   Wotisart? Magazine #3 : London UK (June) 2017

    2017   Average Art Magazine, Issue 11 : Liverpool UK (June) 2017

    2017   A5 Portfolio Magazine: A5 #2 : London UK (May) 2017

    2017   Average Art Magazine, Issue 10 : Liverpool UK (May) 2017

    2017   168LAT: Modern Day Crisis, Online Magazine, (April) 2017

    2017   Elevate Zine: Issue #1 (May) 2017

    2017   A5 Portfolio Magazine: A5 #1 : London UK (April) 2017

    2017   British Journal of Photography (UK): Format Photography Festival- Habitat (April)

               : The Heart Grows Fonder – Miniclick & Blindboys

    2017   Average Art Magazine, Issue 9 : Liverpool UK (April) 2017

    2017   CA Magazine: Issue 1, March 2017

    2017   Mind’s Eye Zine (UK): ‘Mind’s Eye Zine – Mental Health’, Issue 3, March 2017

    2017   Seraphine Collective (Detroit, USA): ‘Serazine 7, How To’, Serazine, vol. 2, Feb 2017

     

    Texts

    “A New Arts Diploma Launches in Norwich”, Village People Magazine, Oct/Nov 2017

                 (Early Autumn) pg. 73-74

    “Carrying On”, ICENI Magazine, Issue 50, June 2017, pg. 20

    “Harleston & Waveney Art Trail”, Village People Magazine, June/July 2017

                 (Early Summer) pg. 28-29

    “The Day Cary Came To Norwich”, ICENI Magazine, Issue 48, Apr 2017, pg. 38

    “Featured Artists – Women in Art”, Village People Magazine, April/May 2017

                (Late Spring), pg. 22-23

    “Going Solo”, ICENI Magazine, Issue 47, Mar 2017, pg. 33

    “Featured Artists – Norwich Contemporaries”, Village People Magazine, Feb/March 2017

                (Early Spring), pg. 48-49

    “The Pleasure of the Text, it was a pleasure”, ICENI Magazine, Issue 46, Feb 2017,

                pg. 32-33

    “The Art of Writing”, ICENI Magazine, Issue 45, Jan 2017, pg. 26-27

    “It’s not just What you Read, its Where”, ICENI Magazine, Issue 44, Dec 2016, pg. 24-25

     

    Teaching

    2017    Art Technician, Hellesdon High School,  Norwich, UK.

    2015    Guest Lecturer, Paston Sixth Form College, Norfolk, UK.

    2015    Guest Careers Advisor, Kingslyn Secondary & Sixth Form, Norfolk, UK.

    2015    Guest Lecturer, Norwich University of the Arts, Norwich, UK.

     

    Curatorial Projects

    2017    Touch Wood, Studio 20, Norwich, UK (forthcoming)

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

    2014    MOLD, BA Open Call, Norwich University of the Arts, Norwich, UK.

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

     

    Residencies

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