Jim Campbell

b. Chicago, IL ; lives in San Francisco, CA
Street Scene, 2010

Jim Campbell received 2 Bachelor of Science Degrees in Mathematics and Engineering from MIT in 1978. His work has been shown internationally and throughout North America in institutions such as the Whitney Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Carpenter Center, Harvard University; The Power Plant, Toronto; The International Center for Photography, New York, and the NTT InterCommunication Center in Tokyo. His electronic art work is includedin the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the University Art Museum at Berkeley, and the San Jose Museum of Art. In 1992 he created one of the first permanent public interactive video artworks in the U.S. in Phoenix, Arizona. He has lectured on interactive media art at many Institutions, including the Museum of Modern Art in NY. He has recently received a Rockefeller Grant in Multimedia, a Langlois Foundation Grant, and a Eureka Fellowship Award. As an engineer he holds more than a dozen patents in the field of video image processing.

Jim Campbell. Installing "1st and San Fernando" at the San Jose Museum of Art for the 2008 01SJ Biennial. Image courtesy of the artist.