Born in Chicago in 1956. Lives and works in San Francisco.

EDUCATION


Massachusetts Institute of Technology
B.S. Electrical Engineering, 1978    
B.S. Mathematics, 1978        

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
Rhythyms and Perception, Museum of the Moving Image, New York
New Work, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York

2012
Exploded Views, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

2011    
Tiempo Estatico-20 Years of Electronic Art, Espacio Fundacion Telefonica, Buenos Aires, Argentina   
Jim Campbell, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
Jim Campbell, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki
Jim Campbell, National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen

2010
Scattered Light, Madison Square Park at 23rd Street & Fifth Avenue, New York
Eleanor D. Wilson Museum & Roanoke College Galleries, VA
Jim Campbell: New Work, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York
Jim Campbell, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco

2008        
Jim Campbell: Home Movies, Berkeley Art Museum

2007       
Home Movies, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Quantizing Effects, Museum of Glass, WA (catalogue and traveling)

2006   
Quantizing Effects, Beall Center for Art and Technology, Irvine, CA (catalogue and traveling)
4300 watts, Hosfelt Gallery, New York, NY
Jim Campbell, College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH
Quantizing Effects, Knoxville, TN (catalogue and traveling)

2005       
Jim Campbell New Work, Byron Cohen
Ambiguous Icons, Woodstock, NY
Quantizing Effects, Site Santa Fe, New Mexico (catalogue and traveling)
New Work, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Material Light, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, NY, NY

2004   
Jim Campbell, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA (catalogue)
Wavelengths, American Museum of the Moving Image, New York
Untitled, Maryland Institute of Contemporary Art

2003       
Memory Array, Berkeley Art Museum, CA    
Jim Campbell, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL    
Seeing, Exploratorium, San Francisco, CA

2002       
Data and Time, Nagoya City Art Museum, Japan
Motion and Rest, Arizona State University Tempe, AZ
untitled, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
untitled, Gallery 2211, Los Angeles, CA

2001    
Time and Data, Wood Street Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA (catalogue)
Contemporary Configurations, Santa Cruz, CA
Time, Memory and Meditation, Anderson Gallery, VCU, Richmond, VA

2000       
untitled, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
untitled, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
untitled, Cohen Berkowitz Gallery, Kansas City, MO

1999   
Transforming Time, Nelson Art Museum, ASU, Tempe, AZ (catalogue)

1998   
Reactive Works, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA

1997       
Digital Watch, Kemper Museum, Kansas City, MO
Reactive Works, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

1996    
Electronic Art, Cohen Berkowitz Gallery, Kansas City, MO

1995        
Dialogue, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1994       
Hallucination, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Salem, NC

1992       
Electronic Art, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1991       
Hallucination, Fresno Art Museum, Fresno, CA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2013
The Light Show, Hayward Gallery at the Soutbank Centre, London

2011        
America: Now + Here, ANH Inc., americanowandhere.org (touring exhibition)

2010        
Material Evidence, Beach Museum, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS
Outer/Inner, Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh
Shadow Dance, Kunsthal KAde, Amersfoort, Netherlands
Unexpected Reflections, Meridian Gallery, San Francisco
Wall Drawings, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
Watch This, Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington D.C.

2009       
Les espaces de l'Image,SBC Gallery through Le Mois De La Photo a Montreal, Canada
Altered States, di Rossa Preserve, Napa
Texting the Torah: Performance, Ritual, Continuity, The Jewish Museum, San Francisco
Likeness, The Mattress Factory, PA
Textual Landscapes:  Real and Imagined, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York, NY
e-Arts Beyond, e-Arts Festival at the Shanghai International Convention Center
Das Jahrhundert des Konsumenten, ZKM Museum, Karlsruhe Germany
Balance and Power: Performance and Surveillance in Video Art, MOCA, Jacksonville FL
Tech Tools of the Trade, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, CA
Inappropriate Covers, Bell Gallery, Brown University, RI
STRPFestival, KIOSK Gallery – Artifacts of a post digital age, Eindhoven,Netherlands
New Work, Hosfelt Gallery, New York NY

2008        
Twilight, ICA Maine College of Art, Portland ME
Phantasmagoria, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS (traveling)
Art+Communication:Spectropia, RIXC, Riga, Latvia
Phantasmagoria, USC Fisher Museum of Art, Los Angeles CA (traveling)
Art Taipei 2008 – Art Tech, National Taiwan Museum, Taiwan
01SJ Biennial Superlight, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
01 Festival, San Jose, CA
Text Memory, Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA
ArteFact Capturing Time – Mapping the Moment, STUK, Leuven, Belgium
Phantasmagoria, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL (traveling)
California Video, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA -Mar 2008
New Frontier, 2008 Sundance Film Festival, Park City UT
Balance and Power: Performance and Surveillance in Video Art, Paul and Lulu Hilliard University Art Museum, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Phantasmagoria, McColl Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC (traveling)

2007   
Outside The Box, Cornerhouse Gallery, Manchester, UK
E-Art: New Technologies and Contemporary Art; 10 Years of Action of the Daniel Langlois Foundation, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
Phantasmagoria, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI (traveling)
Mouth Open Teeth Showing, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington
Home Sweet Home, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose
AXIOM Gallery/Aspect Magazine exhibition, Boston Cyberarts Festival 2007
Closed Circuit, Video & New Media at the Metropolitan, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY
Speed3, IVAM, Valencia Spain
Phantasmagoria, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogota, Columbia (traveling)
A History of New, Krannert Art Museum, IL
ArteFact, STUK Arts Centre, Leuven, Belgium
Luminaries and Visionaries, Kinetica Museum, London, UK

2006       
Crossing the Screen, IMAI, Düsseldorf, Germany
Art Koln, Koln, Germany [235 Media]
Icons, Krannert Art Museum, IL
The First Illusion: The Transitional Object, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto CA
The Message is the Medium, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, NY
Balance and Power: Performance and Surveillance in Video Art, Rose Art Museum, MA
Edge Conditions, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
What Sound Does a Color Make?, Center for the Visual Arts, Denver, CO
Locating the Photographic,Tasmanian School of Art, Hobart Australia.
The Infrastructural Image: Recent Bay Area Video, Film, and New Media Art on the City, Vancouver International Film Center, Canada
Mixed Media Project, Count Down, Milan, Italy
Liet Motiff / Smart Art, EMAF Osnabrueck, Germany
What Sound Does a Color Make?, Govett-Brewster Gallery, New Zealand
DANM Festival, Museum of Art and History/ UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
Measure of Time, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA
Inaugural Exhibition, Hosfelt Gallery, New York, NY
Auflosung II Rausch/en / Signal Noise, NGBK, Berlin, Germany
City Gaze(Die Stadt hat Augen), "Spots" Light- and Media Façade, Berlin Germany
Auflosung I High Definition, NGBK, Berlin, Germany
What Sound Does a Color Make?, Center for Art and Visual Culture, Baltimore, MD

2005   
Intelligent Distribution: 10 Artists Respond to Technology, UniversityArt Gallery at Sonoma State University in Rohnert Park, CA
What Sound Does a Color Make?, Wood Street Galleries, Pittsburgh, PA
Singular Expressions, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln Nebraska
Art Koln, 235 Media, Koln, Germany
Balance and Power: Performance and Surveillance in Video Art, Krannert Art Museum, IL
AxS: At the Intersection of Art & Science, Cal Tech & the Armory Center, Pasadena, CA
Climax: the High Light of Ars Electronica, National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts
Exquisite Electric, Grand Central Art Center, Cal State
Fullerton, Santa Anna, CA    
Siggraph 2005, Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
What Sound Does a Color Make?, Eyebeam, New York, NY
Mois Multi 2006, Les Productions Recto-Verso, Quebec City, Canada
Techno Sublime, CU Art Museum, Boulder Colorado (Catalogue)        

2004       
Algorithmic Revolution, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
Time/Space, Gravity and Light, Skirball Cultural Center, LA, CA
Memory, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS
Image and Idea, Gallery C, LA, CA
Lineaments of Gratified Desire, Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco
The Passage of Mirage, Chelsea Art Museum, NY, NY

2003       
Microwave03 Festival, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Art Apparatus, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York, NY
Surface Tension, The Fabric Museum, Philadelphia, PA
After Image,Wood Street Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
House of the Tomorrow, Experimenta, Melbourne, Australia (traveling)
ID/ENTITY: Portraiture in the 21st Century, Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
The Disembodied Spirit, Bowdoin College Museum of Art,Brunswick, ME; travels to The Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO.
Bytes and Pieces, ICA, San Jose, CA

2002       
Future Cinema, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany; travels to the Kiasma Museum, Helsinki and the ICC, Tokyo Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts, Museum, Taiwan
Busan Biennial, Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, South Korea
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art NY, NY
Artficial Emotion, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Walkways, (ICI traveling to 4 venues) 1st is Portland Inst of Cont Art
Media Art, Daejeon Municipal Museum of Art, South Korea
Situated Realities, Maryland Institute College of Art (traveling)
High Tech / Low Tech Hybrids, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

2001        
Interaction 01, Gifu, Japan (Catalogue)
Untitled, Gallery 2211, LA, CA
Bitstreams, Whitney Museum of American Art
Conceptual Colors in Albers' After Image, San Francisco State Univ, CA
Figuration, Hosfelt Gallery, SF, CA
Highlights Festival, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Eureka Fellowship Show, San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, CA

2000       
Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria
Vision Ruhr , Dortmund, Germany
Eureka Fellowship Show, San Jose Museum of Art SJ, CA
Scanners, California College of Arts and Crafts Oakland, CA
Direct Current, Byron Cohen Gallery, Kansas City, MO
Plugged In,  Todd Madigan Gallery,  Cal State Univ. Bakersfield, CA
Illuminations, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
Timekeepers, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA

1999       
New Voices New Visions, Univ. Art Gallery UCSD San Diego
Digital Hybrids,  McDonough Museum, Youngstown, OH     
The Photographic Image, National Museum, Kwachon, Korea
Facing Fear, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery
The Body, Salina Art Center,  Salina, Kansas
Electronic Art, Weston Art Gallery Cincinnati, OH

1998       
Body Mecanique, Wexner Art Center, Columbus, OH (Catalogue)
Digital Poetics, Sherry Frumkin Gallery Los Angeles, CA
Bay Area Technology Art, Haines Gallery, San Francisco
Art & Technology, Duke University Museum, Durham, NC (Catalogue)

1997       
Bienalle, ICC Center, Tokyo (Catalogue)
Serious Games, Barbican Gallery, London England (Catalogue)
Interaction 97, Gifu, Japan (Catalogue)
Meditations in Time San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Digital Decisions, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Ohio
451 Degrees, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery

1996       
Creative Time--Art in the Anchorage, Brooklyn, NY    
Seca Awards Show, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Transformers, Auckland City Art Gallery, New Zealand (Catalogue)
Interactivity, Salina Art Center, Salina, Kansas
Techne, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery
Mortal Coil, Sesnon Art Gallery UC Santa Cruz, CA

1995       
New York Digital Salon, N.Y., N.Y.  
Art as Signal, Krannert Art Museum, U of I Champaign, IL    
Hotel Interactional, Gallery Otso, Helsinki, Finland
ISEA 95, Montreal, Quebec Canada
Collaboration with Elliott Anderson
Digital Mediations, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
Interaction 95, Gifu, Japan (Catalogue)
Unpredictable Memories, Capp Street Project, San Francisco
Collaboration with Marie Navarre,
Press/Enter, Power Plant, Toronto, ON (Catalogue)
Techne, Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies, LA, CA
Biblio Vertigo, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb,
Illinois (Catalogue)

1994         
ThreeVisions, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Color in the Shadows, California College of Arts & Crafts, Oakland, CA
InterActive, Works Gallery, San Jose, CA

1993       
Iterations, International Center of Photography, NY, NY (Catalogue)
Montage- International Festival of the Image, Rochester, NY  
A New Sensation, Seybold Conference, San Francisco, CA

1992       
Facing the Finish, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (Catalogue)

1991      
Le Printemps de PRIM, PRIM(Productions Realisations Independantes de Montreal), Montreal

1990       
Bay Area Media, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA            
Fifteenth Anniversary Show, New Langton Arts, San Francisco
Inner Tensions, Pro Arts Open Studio, Emeryville, CA

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS AND TEMPORARY/PERMANENT PUBLIC ART PROJECTS:

2010-11    
Madison Square Park Conservancy, New York
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority

2009        
Sotto Voce, St. Sulpice Cathedral, Paris, with Benjamin Bergery

2008       
192 Light Bulbs, SJ01 Festival, San Jose, CA

2006       
Annonciation / Annunciation, St. Sulpice Cathedral. Paris France / with Benjamin Bergery
Gait Studies in Low Resolution, "Spots" Light- and Media Façade, Berlin Germany

2005       
Wave Map, Byron Rogers Federal Courthouse, Denver, CO
Ocean Mirror, (work in progress), University of CA, SF

2002       
Primal Graphics, Creative Time, Battery Park Site, NY, NY

2001       
168 Light Bulbs, Two year Public Art Project, Wood St Gallery, Pitts. PA
Video Set Design for ODC Dance Troupe, SF, CA
Building Memory, Westside Center, Tempe, AZ
Tempe Arts Commission 1% for Arts Program
White Circle, Highlights Festival,  Montreal, Quebec

1998       
Untitled, (with Eliott Anderson) San Francisco State Muni Station
San Francisco Arts Commission 1% for Art Program

1995       
LAC Project, Montreaux, Switzerland, Collaboration with Su-Chen Hung

1992       
Ruins of Light, America West Sports Arena, Phoenix, AZ
Phoenix Arts Commission 1% for Art Program

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe
Austin Museum of Art
Berkeley Art Museum
Blanton Museum of Art, Austin
Cincinnati Art Museum
Denver Art Museum
de Young Museum, San Francisco
Fisher Collection, San Francisco
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Newark Museum
Collection of Phoenix Percent for Art Program
San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, San Diego International Airport
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
San Jose Museum of Art
The Society for Arts and Technology [SAT], Montreal
Collection of the Tempe Arizona Public Art Program
US General Services Administration, Denver
University of California, San Francisco
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

SELECTED GRANTS AND AWARDS:


2003-2004   
Guggenheim Fellowship Award

2002-2003   
Langlois Foundation Grant, Montreal, Quebec

2000       
NEA Selection Panelist for Museum Grants
Langlois Foundation Grant, Montreal, Quebec
Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria Honorable Mention: Interactive Art

1999-2000   
Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship Award in Multimedia

1999-2001   
Eureka Fellowship Award, Fleishhaker Foundation

1998       
Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria Honorable Mention: Interactive Art

1996       
Lecture Museum of Modern Art N.Y
SECA Award, San Francisco

1993-1997   
Artists Advisory Panel
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

1994       
Phoenix Arts Commission Selection Jurist for the new Arizona Science Center Public Art Project
"Artists in Color in the Shadows Show" panel member at California College of Arts & Crafts