John Campbell

John Campbell

Wakefield, QC, Canada

About John Campbell

“There is a lot of beauty and subtlety in your work that I feel is lacking in the fine art photography world these days” Lens Culture Portfolio Review, October 2020.

Today, while I do digital photography and multimedia, analogue is the format of choice. I enjoy the concentration on subject, composition, light and the tools at hand. I enjoy using various cameras, lenses, and films as appropriate - much like a painter might decide between oil, water colour, or acrylic ... between pencil, a certain brush, or a knife ...

Events

May 2020, curated selection of photo and text for "Changes" with Cooltsalon . "On 30 May we unite for the third time several countries and cities in a one-day simultaneous exhibition and creative conference, Cooltzine; the topic is "Changes". Participating cities this year include Sofia, Belgrade, Novi Sad, London, Vienna, Berlin and Paris with speakers joining relevant panel discussions, but without hosting venues due to reformatting of the event as purely digital ..."

Exhibitions

December 2020, Editor selection, Do It For The Grain Magazine

October 2020, curated group show "Fine Art" - Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece. Curator: Markos Dolopikos.

August 2020, curated group show "Chania International Photo Festival" (Crete).

August 2020, curated group show "International Photography", The Glasgow Gallery of Photography.

May 2020, Objects, Architecture, and Spaces: Photography by JP Campbell. Featured artist on the Artists Run Website blog.

January 2020, curated selection of photo and text in the book "Critical Moss: art beyond the bubble", editor Aldobranti, forward Dr. Fiona Harvey, published by edizioni Fosco Fornio.

November 2019, curated group show "The Portrait", The Glasgow Gallery of Photography.

October 2019, Do It For The Grain Magazine a "publication of local analog photographers working in black and white that tackles the impermanence of our digital times."

September 2019 curated group show "Monochrome" - 1st exhibition at their new space, The Glasgow Gallery of Photography.

August 2019 curated group show "Chania International Photo Festival" (Crete).

June 2019 curated group show "Landscapes" - Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, Greece.

June 2019 juried group show "Monochrome" PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary. Juror: Zsolt Batori

May 2019 curated group "Pop up Exhibition" The Glasgow Gallery of Photography - Savoy Centre - Glasgow, Scotland.

May 2019 curated group show, Vermont Center for Photography multimedia presentation and panel discussion "Too Tired" on the use of photography to describe depression and/or to be used as a therapeutic tool.

April, 2019 "Between Light and the Dark", The Film Shooters Collective Curated Photostream

September 2018, juried group show Somerville Toy Camera Festival - Washington Street Gallery - Somerville MA, USA. Juror: Jennifer Shaw

January 2018, "What Happened to the Seeker?", video shoots with theatre group STO Union.

November 2017, updated Globe & Mail article "STO Union director Nadia Ross wins 2016 Siminovitch Prize".

September - October 2017 "Untitled Works, A small exhibition of images by JP Campbell and David Irvine" Galerie fait accomplie 17 Ch de la vallée, Wakefield, Québec.