campbell laird

campbell laird

Venice, CA, United States

About campbell laird

Award-winning Los Angeles based Tasmanian artist Campbell Laird has been recognized by museum curators
from SFMOMA, MOCA and LACMA for his meditative abstractions. His works appear in private collections across the globe, from NYC to modernist homes in the Hollywood Hills, London, Sydney, Madrid and Tokyo. For over 25 years, Laird has created artworks for major corporations, including Estee Lauder, American Express and 20th Century Fox, Torrance Art Museum, the Art Group and the Beverly Hilton. Campbell's artwork was featured in the Dwell Magazine Case Study home, as well in Modernism, Los Angeles Magazine among many others. Campbell also works directly with collectors, high end architects, designers and art consultants to provide his unique pieces for galleries, commercial & public spaces or speciality retailers.


Parsons The New School of Design NYC
School of Visual Arts NYC


2018 - Recent & Upcoming Shows

Hecho a Mano (Made by Hand) @ Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA.
Juried by Curator Jill Moniz
August, 2018.

"L.A. Flyby" at the LACDA
August 9-September 1, 2018

'Take Action' 2018 Charity Art Gala
Castelli Art Gallery
May 24 2018

Google Corporate Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA.
Sunday May 20 2018

Artillery Art magazine: Roll Call feature.

Featured in the Spring 2018 Saatchi Catalogue
under Collectors Favorites

"Art in a New Place"
Opening Saturday: March 10 thru May 6, 2018.
Curated: Ron Nelson, Director of the Long Beach Museum of Art
Art Exchange Gallery
Long Beach, CA 90802

ODYSSEY!!! Art auction
Torrance Art Museum
March 17

The LA ART SHOW, 2018 @ bG Gallery
January 10-14
Los Angeles Convention Center
'With Every Heartbeat'

Propane immolated recycled plastics, inkjet prints, 
adhesives, acrylic & wood.

Hope to see you there!

GEOMETRY @ Rebecca Molayem Gallery, 481 South Fairfax, Los Angeles
Opening Saturday,November 4th, 2017

Gimme 5! International Juried Show
Hosted by Venice Institute of Contemporary Art
@ MuzeuMM
4817 West AdaMs Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90016
Sept-Oct 2017

The Loft at Liz's
453 S La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, California 90036
HoldYou Foundation Reception and Art Auction

Pleased to have ‘lakto ĉokolado no. 1’ - supporting a worthy cause for ‘LA Family Housing’
Wednesday, September 13, 7 to 9 p.m. 2017
@ Room & Board, Culver City, LA.

Art Talk about my Artwork "The Hem of her Dress" included in “The Thunder of Meaning” @Gallery 825/Los Angeles Art Association
Wed aug 23 6-8 pm 2017

“The Thunder of Meaning” an all-media exploration of narrative in contemporary art practice. Curated by Wendy Posner from Posner Fine Art
@Gallery 825 - Los Angeles , CA
runs: August 11 – 25.

LAAA/GALLERY 825. 2017 Annual Survey Exhibition & Auction.
Sat, July 29, Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA

Google Corporate Headquarters, Los Angeles, CA.
Sunday May 21 2017

‘Venice Pier Fog’ at the LACDA
Saturday, April 22, 6-9PM thru May 11
104 East Fourth Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Hope to see you there!

Recent Works by LA-Based Artists
5-6PM Meet & Greet with The Jealous Curator
5-9PM Opening Reception
Danielle Krysa aka The Jealous Curator
Saatchi Art at Leaf Group
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Sea of Art Show!
Opening Reception: February 18th 6-8pm
Feb 18 - March 3
bG Gallery
2525 Michigan Avenue, G8A
Santa Monica, CA

The LA Art Show, 2017 @ bG Gallery
January 11-15
Los Angeles Convention Center
The Hem of her Dress' (Detail)
immolated mixed media.

Miami Basel 16
@ Spectrum, Miami.
Nov. 30th to Dec. 4th
Booth 207
BG Gallery, Santa Monica

Very pleased to have my piece ‘Rain Dream Gray, Venice, CA included in The ’South Bay Focus’ Exhibition,
juried by renowned curator and art critic Peter Frank.
Exhibition Dates: November 19 - December 16, 2016
The Torrance Art Museum
3320 Civic Center Dr N, Torrance, California 90503

The BLUE Show
13 of Los Angeles most creative artists showcasing the best of the colour Blue.
@ The Loft at Liz's
453 S La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, California 90036
11.5.16 to 1.19.17

Very pleased to have Rick Royale, Royale Projects Contemporary Art. Select my Artwork ‘eterno amor azul' (untitled blue) to be included in "Countenance Divine" An all media exploration of portraiture art practice in contemporary art.
@Gallery 825
Los Angeles, CA 90069
Show Run: October 15 - November 18, 2016

PALIMPSEST - Opening Reception - Oct 15
FAB Gallery, Santa Monica, LA, CA

A.I.R. Los Angeles Exhibition
B&B&Co Gallery
516 E 4th St, Los Angeles, CA
July 23 - Aug 11
Opening Reception! July 23 6-11 pm


Partial Client List
Miami Basel, SFMOMA, Torrance Art Museum, LACDA, LAAA, LA Art Show, bG Gallery, Google Center Los Angeles
, Pharmaka, Estee Lauder, Hilton, Gallery 825. Clinique, Beverly Hilton, United Airlines, Berklee School of Music, 20th Century Fox, Boom Design, Pomp, Twentieth, The Dwell Home, Adobe, IKEA, teNeues Publishing, The Art Group, Macy's, Cisco Systems, American Express, PeopleSoft, Room Service, Oracle, J Walter Thompson, Young & Rubicam, Continental Airlines, New York Times, Washington Post, Time Custom Publishing, Newsweek, Fortune, New York Daily News, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, Business Week, Entertainment Weekly.


HOW International Design Annual
American Illustration
Society of Publication Designers
SPOTS Competition
UCDA Design Award
Computer Arts Magazine Profile

Selected Shows:

"New Zealand in LA", Santa Monica Art Studio
LAAA, "Out There" juried by Francisco George and William Escalera.
LAAA, "Adorn", juried by Sarah Russin, Executive Director, LA Contemporary Editions
LAAA, "Chestnut Group Show", juried by Walter Maciel, Walter Maciel Gallery
BG Gallery, Grayscale Wonderland Group Show
Venice Art Walk, Google Corporate Headquarters
Artshare LA, Auction
LACDA, 11th Anniversary Artists Exhibit
LA Art Show, BG Gallery, Los Angeles 2015

Annual Surf and Skate Auction, Robert Berman Gallery, Bergamot Station
Venice Art Walk, to benefit the Venice Family Clinic, Google Headquarters
"Waterworks", Porch Gallery, Ojai
LACDA, 10th Anniversary Artists Exhibit
South Bay Focus, Torrance Art Museum, curated by Scott Canty, LA Municipal Art Gallery
LACDA, LA, Fly by IV, So Cal Group Show, 
BG Art Gallery, "Spectrum-Gestalt" Group Show
LA Art Show, BG Gallery

POP UBER ALLES, Gallery 852 juried by Timothy Potts, Director of the J. Paul Getty Museum
ARTWORKS FOR THE CURE show, T.J. Martell Foundation, Barker Hangar. LA, CA
'Out There' Show, LAAA. Curated by Francisco George & William Escalera
LAAA's 2013 Benefit juried Auction, CA, LA
Los Angeles Art Association, LA, CA "Radical Stimulus" curated by Timothy Yarger.
LACDA Solo Show, December, LA, CA

LACDA Solo Show, December, LA, CA
Art Takes Times Square, NYC
LACDA Eighth Anniversary Retrospective, LA, CA
2Modern, CA
'Quiescent No. 5' on Showtime Series DEXTER.
Pomp, Culver City, CA
Boom, Downtown, LA, CA

'Moneyball' Movie, USA, NYC
Chain Letter Show, Shoshana Wayne Gallery @ Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, CA
Juried Book 'International Survey 2011' Front Cover
Quiescent no.1, Propel Water Ad, USA
Walton Issaccson, NYC, USA
PS 1 School, Santa Monica, CA
'Premier's Disaster Relief Appeal' Queensland, Australia
2Modern, CA
Pomp, Culver City, CA
Boom, Downtown, LA, CA

Orange County Center for Contemporary Art (OCCCA) Santa Ana, California "Santa Monica - The Art of Summer"
"Santa Monica" Art Book of SoCal Artists, Crussell Fine Arts.
'L. A. N D S C A P E S' LACDA, Downtown LA, CA
SHFT Gallery, 'Recyled' Downtown LA, CA
'MOST WANTED' Blue Core Gallery, Pomona Arts Colony, Pomona, CA
Little Red Art Show Benefit, NYC
Love Crush Art Show/AIGA, St Louis, MO
Pomp, Culver City, CA
Boom, Downtown LA, CA

Selected Press/Publications:

Hemispheres Magazine, 2004
Dwell Magazine, 2004
Modernism Magazine, 2005
Los Angeles Magazine, 2005
Mid West Home, 2005
Computer Arts Magazine Profile
Green Magazine, 2007
"Santa Monica" Art Book of SoCal Artists, Crussell Fine Arts, 2010
Juried Book 'International Survey 2011' Front Cover, 2011
WIRED Magazine Profile, 2012
Many on line Blogs to numerous to mention.


Silicon Valley, Showtime
Dexter, Showtime
How the Devil Wears Prada FOX
Extreme Makeover: Home Edition: ABC
How I Met Your Mother, CBS
Las Vegas, NBC
Lakeview Terrace, Sub-Urban Productions
Cindy Crawford, Propel Water Ad, USA
Moneyball movie, USA