Joyce Campbell (b. 1971 New Zealand) is an interdisciplinary artist working in sculpture, photography, film and video installation who's recent work utilizes anachronistic photographic techniques to examine the collision of natural and cultural systems. She is a senior lecturer at the University of Auckland Elam School of the Arts and has lectured in studio art at Claremont Graduate University, Scripps College, University of California, Irvine and California State University, Northridge while occasionally working as a freelance curator and art writer. She has participated in numerous solo exhibitions including Joyce Campbell: Te Taniwha/Crown Coach at Pitzer College Art Galleries in Claremont, CA (2012); Te Taniwha at Two Rooms in Auckland, New Zealand (2010), Hastings City Art Gallery (2012) and at McNamara Gallery in Wanganui, New Zealand (2010); LA Botanical and Last Light at Christchurch Art Gallery in Te Puna o Waiwhetu, New Zealand (2010); Crown Coach Botanical at Two Rooms in Auckland, New Zealand (2008); LA Botanical at G727 in Los Angeles, CA and at Starkwhite in Auckland, New Zealand (2007); and Growth and Change at California State University, San Marcos, CA (2006). She has also participated in numerous group exhibitions including Che Mondo at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery in Los Angeles, CA (2013) BROODWORK: It’s About Time at Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, CA (2011); Antarctica at Pitzer Art Galleries, Pitzer College in Claremont, CA (2007); Nature (Interrupted) at 18th Street Art Center in Santa Monica, CA (2007); Contemporary Landscape Photography at Millard Sheets Art Center in Pomona, CA (2007); Tools of Survival at McNamara Gallery in Wanganui, New Zealand (2007); Artists Who Teach at Sam Francis Gallery in Santa Monica, CA (2006); Faculty Exhibition at Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College in Claremont, CA (2005); Brittle City at Gallery 727 in Los Angeles, CA (2005); and The Garden Lab Experiment in Pasadena, CA (2004). Campbell was a recipient of University of California Inter-campus Arts research Grant in 1998. In 2006, she was selected as one of the Antarctica New Zealand/Creative New Zealand Artists to Antarctica Programme awardees. In 2007, she was awarded an ARC Grant from The Durfee Foundation. Campbell is represented by McNamara Gallery in Wanganui, New Zealand, Two Rooms in Auckland, New Zealand and Nadene Milne Gallery in Arrowtown, New Zealand. She is also a member of Artists Pension Trust Los Angeles. Campbell lives and works in New Zealand and, periodically, in the United States.

 

Joyce Campbell has a BFA(1992) from Canterbury University and an MFA with honours(1999) from The University of Auckland. She is currently a PhD Candidate in Creative Practice at The University of Auckland, New Zealand. She is represented by McNamara Gallery in Wanganui, New Zealand, Two Rooms in Auckland, New Zealand and Nadene Milne Gallery in Arrowtown, New Zealand. Joyce is a member of Artists Pension Trust Los Angeles.

 

http://www.mcnamara.co.nz


http://www.tworooms.org.nz/

 http://www.nadenemilnegallery.com/

 

 

 

Joyce Campbell: Artist Statement

 

My research lies at the intersection between academic specialties within creative practice, science and philosophy. My recent, ongoing research project Te Taniwha, extends this interdisciplinary reach to encompass Maori mythology, while my doctoral research anticipates a further extension from photographic practices into visionary literature and film. Underlying my interest in these divergent disciplines is a persistent questioning of the function of visual art during a time of rapidly accelerating global environmental crisis. My aim is to produce research that is simultaneously rigorous and true to several paradigms; that is both objective and opinionated, and that functions as documentary, as activism and as divination. I am a photographer who makes images of landscapes and of objects within landscapes. Recent theorization of such photography has been dominated by assertions of the sublime as a quality of both Nature and art. At a time when Nature stumbles and fails, this analogy is becoming distended to the point of collapse.  I am attempting to theorize and visualize an ecology that is no longer overwhelming beyond imagination or speech, but rather is limited, damaged, injured and defiled, or resistant, volitional and responding with fury. To further my research goals, I have found myself turning to the sacred, the visionary and the mythological, and to primal images and experiences of the maternal body becoming animal.

  

 

Solo exhibitions:

Campbell, Joyce Te Taniwha/Crown Coach, Solo exhibition at the Nichols Gallery, Pitzer College, Claremont, CA, USA September 2012

Campbell, Joyce. Hinekorako: He Taniwha o Te Reinga Solo Exhibition, curated by Jim Samson of the Wairoa Museum at the Wairoa Waikaremoana Trust Board, Wairoa, New Zealand, November 2011

Campbell, Joyce. Tororauiri, Solo Exhibition at the University of Auckland Leigh Marine Reserve interpretive Centre, Leigh, New Zealand, Decenber 2011

Campbell, Joyce. Te Taniwha Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, 2010

Campbell, Joyce. Te Taniwha McNamara Gallery, Whanganui, New Zealand, 2010

Campbell, Joyce. LA Botanical The Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2010

Campbell, Joyce. Last Light: Antarctic Photographs and Daguerreotypes The Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2010

Campbell, Joyce. Ice Falls, Antarctica, Curated by Aaron Krisler, The Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2008

Campbell, Joyce. LA Botanical, Curated by Paul McNamara, Hawkes Bay Museum and Art Gallery, Napier, New Zealand, 2008

Campbell, Joyce. Crown Coach Botanical, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, 2008

Campbell, Joyce. LA Botanical, G727, Los Angeles, CA, US, 2007

Campbell, Joyce. LA Botanical, Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand, 2006

Campbell, Joyce. Brittle City: Cellars and Towers, Curated by Alice Hutchinson, Te Manawa, Pamerston North, New Zealand, 2006

Campbell, Joyce. Growth and Change, California State University San Marcos, San Marcos, CA, US, 2006

Campbell, Joyce. Cellars and Towers, McNamara Gallery, Wanganui, New Zealand, 2005

Campbell, Joyce. Deeper Still, Starkwhite gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, 2004

Campbell, Joyce. Deep Down, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand, 2001

Campbell, Joyce. Bloom: A Series of Infiltrations, The George Fraser Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, Fiat Lux Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, Triangle Television, New Zealand, www.artspace.org.nz, Area Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, 1999

Campbell, Joyce. Fairy Rings, Fiat Lux, Auckland, New Zealand, 1997

Campbell, Joyce. Touch Lightly, Lopdell House Studio Gallery, Titirangi, New Zealand, 1996

Campbell, Joyce. Serial, The Concrete Deal, James Smith Council Car Park, Wellington, New Zealand, 1996

Campbell, Joyce. Five Winters, 23A Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, 1996

Campbell, Joyce. Safe, Teststrip, Auckland, New Zealand, 1995

Campbell, Joyce. Terminal, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand, 1995

Campbell, Joyce. Scour, Fisher Gallery, Manukau City, New Zealand, 1994

Campbell, Joyce. Saving Grace, High Street Project Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1993

 

 

Collaborative and joint exhibitions:

 

Campbell, Joyce. Niania, Richard.Te Taniwha, Curated by Marie Mills, Hastings City Art Gallery, Hastings, NZ, June 2012

Campbell, Joyce. Noble, Ann. Samaras, Connie. Antarctica, Curated by Andrew Clifford, Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga, NZ, 2009

Campbell, Joyce. Noble, Ann. Samaras, Connie. Antarctica, Curated by Andrew Clifford, Gus Fisher Gallery, University of Auckland, NZ, 2009

Campbell, Joyce. Noble, Ann. Samaras, Connie. Antarctica, Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch, NZ, 2008

Campbell, Joyce. Noble, Ann. Samaras, Connie. Antarctica, curated by Ciara Ennis, Pitzer Galleries, Pitzer College, Claremont CA, USA, 2007

Campbell, Joyce. Samaras, Connie. Brittle City, Gallery 727, Los Angeles, USA, 2005

Campbell, Joyce. Harrison, Michael. Hosting, First Floor Gallery, Melbourne, Australia, 1998

Campbell, Joyce. Harrison, Michael. Hosting, The Physics Room, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1997

Campbell, Joyce. Shelton, Ann. Pink bits, The High Street Project Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1996

Campbell, Joyce. Boyask, Ruth. Bleach, High Street Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1992

Campbell, Joyce. Leek, Saskia. Sweetness and light, Achilles House, Auckland, New Zealand, 1992

 

 

Biennales:

 

Photoquai, 2e biennale des images du monde, Curated by Anne Noble, Musee du Quai Branly, Paris, France, 2009

2007 Incheon International Women Artist's Biennale, Curated by John Welchman with Barbara Kruger, Sharon Lockhart, Cindy Sherman, Yayoi Kusama, Louise Bourgeois, Catherine Opie, Jennifer Pastor and Eleanor Antin. Et al, Incheon Arts and Cultural Center, Incheon, Korea, 2007

The Asia Pacific Triennial: Screen Culture Series, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia, 1999

Every Day: The 11th Biennale of Sydney, Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 1998

 

 

Group exhibitions and surveys:

 

The Liquid Archive Group exhibition curated by Geraldine Barlow, Monash Museum of Art, Monash University, Melbourne Australia, July 2012

Two Rooms Gallery at the Auckland Art Fair, curated by Jennifer Todd with Sarah Lucas, Fiona Pardington, Mark Adams, Steven Bambury et. al , Auckland, New Zealand, 2011

Broodwork: it’s about time, curated Iris Anna Regn and Rebecca Niederlander with Tim Hawkinson, Dave Muller et. al, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis School of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA, US, 2011

Apothecary, Curated by Jenny Todd with Cornelia Parker, Stephen Bambury, Julia Morison, et.al, Two Rooms Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, 2011  

Light Sensitive: Alternative Photographic Technologies, curated by Chanelle Carrick with Alan Bekhuis, Ben Cauchi and Darren Glass, The Blue Oyster, Dunedin, New Zealand, 2010

Understory, Curated by Troy Ruffles, Devonport Regional Gallery, Tasmania, Australia, toured to the Plimsoll Gallery, Tasmanian School of Art, Tasmania, Australia, 2010

Mille-Fleurs, with Ans Westra, Boyd Webb, et al, The Suter Gallery, Nelson, New Zealand 2010

Floriferous, The Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui, New Zealand, 2010

Altogether Elsewhere, Curator Rob Tufnell with Alighiero Boetti, Jedediah Caesar, Jim Lambie, Mike Nelson, Mungo Thomson, Jennifer West, et al, Zoo Art Fair, London, Great Britain, 2009

RECENT, Curated by Paul McNamara, Tauranga Art Gallery, Tauranga, New Zealand, 2009

The Ecologies Project, Curated by Dr Kyla McFarlane and Geraldine Barlow with Ricky Swallow, Laurence Aberhart, Fiona Pardington et al, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia, 2008

Thirteen: Photographers from Southern California, Cuesta College Art Gallery, San Louis Obispo, US, 2008

Sinfonia Antarctica, The New Dowse, Wellington, New Zealand, 2008

Tools of Survival, McNamara Gallery, Wanganui, New Zealand, 2007

Afterimage, Two Rooms, Auckland, New Zealand, 2007

Art School 125, Christchurch Art Gallery, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2007

Contemporary Landscape Photography, curated by Tal Ysrael,  Millard Sheets Art Center, Pomona, CA, US, 2007

Nature (Interupted), Curator Pam Posey, 18th street Art Center, Santa Monica, CA, US, 2007

Moving Still, curated by Paul McNamara with Len Lye, Anne noble, Gavin Hipkins et al, Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, 2007

Time Machine, curated by Brad Eberhard with Jessica Bronson et al, High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles, CA, US, 2007

Visualizing Trans, Kupfer Center in Madison, WI, US, 2006

Artists Who Teach, Curator Pam Posey, Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, US, 2006

Faculty Exhibition, Curated by Mary MacNaughton, with Ken Gonzales-Day, Tran, T. Kim-Trang et.al, Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA, US, 2005

The Garden Lab Experiment, curated by Fritz Haeg and Francois Perrin, Art Centre college of Design, Pasadena, CA, US, 2004

&Ampersand, High Street Project, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2004

Art Where? San Antonio, Texas, US, 2003

Dirty Pixels, curated by Stella Brennan, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, NZ, Adam Gallery, Wellington, NZ, Waikato Museum of Art and History, Hamilton, New Zealand, 2003

Dead Ringers curated by Robin Stoney with Ann Shelton and Darren Glass, Gus Fisher Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand, 2003

Artful Science, Curated by Pam Posey, Sam Francis Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, US, 2003

The Armory Installational, Armory West, Los Angeles, US, CA, 2002

Dirty Pixels, curated by Stella Brennan, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand, 2002

Alternate Routes, curated by Lize Mogel and Chris Kahle, UCR/California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA, US, 2002

Genius Loci, curated by Lize Mogel and Chris Kahle, Sci-Arc Gallery/Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US, 2002

The Contingency of Vision, curated by Dr Peter Shand, Te Tuhi - The Mark, Pakuranga, New Zealand, 2002

+64, curated by David Hatcher, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin, Berlin, Germany, 2002

The Tomorrow people, curated by Tessa Laird and Joyce Campbell, Lord Mori Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US, 2002 and the Physics Room, Christchurch, NZ, 2002

The Contingency of Vision, curated by Dr Peter Shand, The Suter Art Gallery, Nelson, New Zealand, 2001