Jon Campbell - Skin, 2012, detail

Jon Campbell

United States 1982


Jon Campbell
Jon Campbell
United States
December 11, 2015
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Jon Campbell is an American artist, born in 1982, in Kingston, New York. Campbell is known for his paintings.

His love for art started at a very young age. His mother is Nancy Campbell, a painter. Jon used to watch her paint in her studio while he was a child, and he started creating his own works at the age of two.

The Art of Jon Campbell

Jon Campbell - Flut 1 (left) Flut 2 (right)
Jon Campbell – Flut 1 (left) Flut 2 (right)

Jon went to Woodstock School of Art in Woodstock, New York, on a full scholarship, from 1997 to 2005. He also attended School of Visual Arts in New York from 2001 to 2002, and the School of Art+Design at SUNY Purchase College. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts with a Concentration in Painting from SUNY Purchase College in 2006, magna cum laude.

His work was featured in MÄNNER Magazin in 2009,, InsideOut Magazine in 2006, and Almanac in 2004.
He was awarded Marco Magnani Prize in 2011, an art prize for young and emerging artists.

Campbell’s paintings were exhibited in numerous exhibitions, in the United States and abroad, in France, Slovenia, Germany and Switzerland. His works are also featured in many public collections.

Acrylic on Paper

Jon Campbell - Flut 3 (left) Flut 4 (right)
Jon Campbell – Flut 3 (left) Flut 4 (right)

Jon Campbell lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

Featured image: Jon Campbell – Skin, 2012 (detail)
All images copyright © the artist

YearExhibition TitleGallery/VenueSolo/Group
2014Crying WolfGallery Molly Krom, New York, NYSolo
2010Seen and Not SeenStyx Galerie, BerlinSolo
2008I'll Be Your MirrorGalerie Jeanroch Dard, ParisSolo
2008Solo ShowGalerija CONTRA, Koper, SloveniaSolo
2007Proposing Jon CampbellJames Cox Gallery, Woodstock, NYSolo
2006Exorcisms, BFA Thesis ExhibitionSUNY Purchase, NYSolo
2004New PaintingsHalf Moon Gallery, Saugerties, NYSolo
2012Portraits: Reflected VisionsCentro d'Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Bellinzona, SwitzerlandGroup
2011Lo StuporeAssociazione Marco Magnani, SassariGroup
2010The New Spirit of PaintingGalerija CONTRA, Koper, SloveniaGroup
2010The Portrait RegainedCentro d'Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Bellinzona, SwitzerlandGroup
2010First ServiceSchwules Museum, BerlinGroup
2009When I Grow UpGalerie Jeanroch Dard, ParisGroup
2008At Home and Abroad, with Nancy Campbell (mother)Michael Nelson Gallery, Saugerties, NYGroup
2008STYX Project Space, with Melissa FrostBerlin, GermanyGroup
2008Unadorned, A Show of Portraiture3rd Rail Studios, New Rochelle, NYGroup
2008guest artist, with SaloméGalerie Deschler, Berlin, GermanyGroup
2012Snackshop 5000Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NYGroup
2012One Night Stand for the LandDigital Design, New York, NYGroup
2012ImpactSilent Space Gallery, Kingston, NYGroup
2012Beacon Artists UnionThe Muddy Cup, Poughkeepsie, NYGroup
2012EarthboundHalf Moon Gallery, Saugerties, NYGroup
2012Abstract RealitiesWindham Fine Arts Gallery, Windham, NYGroup
2012Paint the Mountaintop II; a Plein-Air Painting EventWindham Fine Arts Gallery, Windham, NYGroup
2012Figure and FormWindham Fine Arts Gallery, Windham, NYGroup
2012A Spooky ThanksgivingThe Perception Lab, SUNY Purchase CollegeGroup
2012American Slam Dunk PaintingsThe Perception Lab 1016, SUNY Purchase CollegeGroup