About

Melissa Campbell is a British artist exploring themes of memory and identity. 

Exhibiting in the UK and internationally, her work has been nominated for the Magnum/PhotoLondon Graduate Photography Award, and featured in Source Magazine (UK) and Women Cinemakers Magazine (Berlin).

 

contact: info@melissacampbellfineart.com

Current Exhibition

Sand & Silt
Melissa Campbell, Stephen Dow and Lana Locke
8 Nov - 2 Dec, Stone Space, London

Private View - Friday 16th November 18.30 - 20.30

Artist’s talk - Sunday 2nd December 14.00 - 15.00

Selected Exhibitions

2017 Stimulus Menier Gallery, London
2017 Stimulus Municipal Art Gallery of Piraeus, Athens
2017 Stimulus Greenhouse, Berlin
2017 Methodology of the Edition Edward Street Gallery, Brighton

2016 Red Herrings Gallery 40, Brighton
2016 Methodology of the Edition King Mongkut's Institute of Technology, Thailand
2016 Methodology of the Edition Nagoya University, Japan

2015 This Is Change Onca Gallery, Brighton, UK
2015 Photobook Fair Impressions Gallery, Bradford, UK
2015 East Sussex Open Towner Gallery, Eastbourne, UK
2015 Athens Photography Festival - Photobook Show  Athens
2015 Miniclick Mobile Library FORMAT International Photography Festival, Derby, UK

2014 H Book Show Doomed Gallery, London
2014 Mythopoesis One Eyed Jacks Gallery, Brighton, UK
2014 Over The Hill Create Gallery, Brighton, UK
2014 Mythopoesis MA Photography Show, University of Brighton Gallery, UK

2013  Photography to Print Lighthouse Media Centre, Wolverhampton, UK
2013 Out Of The Box 3 Into You Tattoo, London, 
2013 De-Tox, First Fortnight Festival  Filmbase, Dublin, Ireland

2012  Brighton Print Collective: Transition Gallery 40, Brighton, UK
2012 The Photocopy Club Beach Gallery, London
2012 Santorini Biennale of Arts Santorini, Greece
2012 BITE: Artists Making Prints Mall Galleries, London
2012 Out Of The Box 2 No Format Gallery, London
2012 Brighton Print Collective: Works on Paper R.K.Burt Gallery, London
2012 Up and Beyond Degree Show, University of Brighton Gallery, UK
2012 Lost Properties Bath Fringe Festival, Bath, UK
2012 Out Of The Box Ink Spot Press, Brighton, UK
2012 Mull It Over Artist Residence, Brighton, UK

2011 Memory B(l)anks Axis Arts Centre, Crewe, UK
2011 Photosensitive One Church Street Gallery, Great Missenden, UK
2011 Grammar Nonsense and Imagination University of Brighton Gallery, UK

2008 Camberwell Summer Show Camberwell College of Art, London

 

Collections

Aperture Foundation
Hellenic Centre for Photography, Greece
Miniclick Mobile Library, UK
Photobookshow Archive, UK
Self Publish Be Happy
Various private collections in UK, GR, CA

Awards/Selections

2017 Shortlisted Main Exhibition, Athens Photo Festival, Greece
2016 Shortlisted Main Exhibition, Athens Photo Festival, Greece
2015  Shortlisted  Bloomberg New Contemporaries
2015  Nominated Magnum/PhotoLondon Graduate Photography Award
2014  Selected Source Magazine Graduate Photographic Review

 

Press/Publications

June 2018 Independent Women Artists Women Cinemakers magazine, Berlin

July 2016  Self Publish Be Happy UK
Nov 2014  Source Graduate Photography Source magazine
Oct 2014  Over The Hill: Vol 1:Brighton Miniclick Press
Sep 2014  Facts and Fiction The Telegraph newspaper (online)
Sep 2014  Still Life self-published book
Nov 2013  Featured Photographer Top Photography Films magazine
June 2013  Still Life Enjoying MG magazine
June 2013  Still Life Classic Car Weekly
March 2013 Wall of Fame  British Vogue
Jan 2013     Beyond Introdex magazine, Issue 2
Sep 2012    BITE:Artists Making Prints exhibition catalogue, The Mall Galleries, London
Aug 2012   Featured artist uk-untitled, online magazine
June 2012   Meet our graduates University of Brighton, online
May 2012    Reflection HesaInPrint, Helsinki, Finland   
Sep 2011     Photosensitive exhibition catalogue, One Church Street Gallery

 

Artist talks

Dec 2018 Artist talk Stone Space Gallery, London

April 2017  Artist talk Regis School, Bognor
Nov 2016  Artist talk Fabrica Gallery, Brighton
Oct 2016   Artist talk After School Club, University of Brighton
Dec 2015  Artist talk Brighton Photo Fringe, Brighton
Oct 2014  Artist talk One Eyed Jacks Gallery, Brighton 

 

Professional Development

2018 Production Artist Living Record Productions, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

2014 - present  Sessional lecturer Fine Art Printmaking, University of Brighton
July 2012  Curator Brighton Print Collective: Works on Paper at R K Burt, London
2011-2013  Archive Assistant to the curator of Fine Art, Brighton Museum
2008-2009 Art Co-ordinator Sam Beare Hospice, Surrey. Planning and delivering art classes to the patients, and listening to their stories

 

Workshops

2018 Printmaking Workshops Summer School, University of Brighton

2018 Printmaking Workshops Brighton Young Carers Project, Brighton
2018 Printmaking Workshops Brighton Aldridge Community Academy, Brighton
2018 Printmaking Workshops Hove Park Sixth Form College, Brighton
2017 Printmaking Workshops Art, Design & Media Conference, University of Brighton
2017 Printmaking Workshops MET College, Brighton
2016 Printmaking Workshops Summer School, University of Brighton
2016 Collaboration Workshops Fine Art Printmaking course, University of Brighton
2016 Printmaking Workshops Hove Park School, Brighton
2016 Printmaking Workshops Portslade Aldridge Community Academy, Brighton
2016 - 2017 Printmaking Workshops Varndean School, Brighton
2015 - 2017 Etching Technical Demonstrator University of Brighton
2015 Printmaking Workshops Longhill High School, Brighton
2015 Printmaking Workshops Patcham Secondary School, Brighton
2014 Photography Workshops for Photoworks, during Brighton Photo Biennial 

 

Education

Current Art Therapy Diploma
2016 Arts Award Advisor Training Trinity College, London
2015-2016 PGCE FET University of Brighton
2012-2014 MA Photography University of Brighton
2009-2012 BA (Hons) Fine Art Printmaking University Of Brighton
2007-2008 Foundation Diploma in Art and Design Camberwell College of Art, London


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