Medium : Realist Paintings and Drawings

Name
David Campbell
Medium
Realist Paintings and Drawings
Studio Number
C416
Statement / Bio
I paint and draw en plein air in my nearby surroundings, both natural and urban.


Education
Art Students League, NYC, 1957-1961

Public & Selected Private Collections
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC
Art Institute of Chicago
Boston Public Library
Maine Maritime Museum, Bath, Me.
Portland Public Library
Cabot Corporation, Boston, MA
Chemical Bank, NYC
Eastern Gas, Boston, MA
Gillette Corporation, Boston, MA
Lee Kennedy Co., Dorchester, MA
Richard Brown Baker, NYC
Glen C. Janss, Sun Valley, ID
Frank H. Goodyear, Jr., Philadelphia
Clifford Ackley, Boston, MA
Robert Doran, Boston, MA
Lee & Kate Auspitz, Somerville, MA
Richard Marcus, Boston, MA
Pierce Atwood, Portland, ME
Michael & Jane Traub, Reading, MA

Selected Solo Exhibitions
1966 Galleria III, Florence, Italy
1967 Galleria Vaccarino Florence, Carrara, Ferrara Italy
1971 Bowery Gallery, NYC
1973 Bowery Gallery, NYC; Cramer Gallery, Glen Rock, NJ
1974 Spence Gallery, Manchester, MA
1975 Cramer Gallery, Glen Rock, NJ
1976 Davids & Long, NYC
1977 Boston City Hall, Boston, MA
1979 Creiger Sesen Gallery
1980 Creiger Sesen Gallery
1982 Babson College, Wellesly, MA
1984 Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
1986 Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
1989 Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
1990 Gerold Wunderlich & Co., NYC
1995 Bergen Museum, Paramus, NJ
1998 Frost Gully Gallery, Portland, ME
2004 Frost Gully Gallery, Freeport, ME

Selected Group Exhibitions
1959 Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
1962 Casa di Dante, Florence, Italy
1967 Concorso Donatello, Florence, Italy
1969 Elizabeth Street Gallery, NYC
1970 Bowery Gallery, NYC (founder-member through 1975)
“The Representational Spirit,” SUNY, Albany
1973 “A Sense of Place,” U. of Nebraska, Lincoln
“A View of the American Land” Peter Rose Gallery, NYC
1974 “Watercolor USA,” Springfield Art Museum, MO
1975 “The Delaware Water Gap,” Corcoran Gallery, Wash. D.C.
1977 “Artists’ Choice-Figurative Art in New York,” five Soho Galleries, NYC
Kutztown State College, Kutztown, PA
“Art on Paper,” U. of N. Carolina, Greensboro
1980 “Directions in Realism: Boston,” Danforth Museum , Framingham, MA
“Brockton Triennial”, Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, MA
1981 “Fifteen Somerville Artists”, Tufts U. Medford, MA
1982 “Collection of Richard and Jalane Davidson,” Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia
1983 “Six From Around Town”, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis U. Waltham, MA
1984 “Brockton Triennial,” Brockton Art Museum, Brockton, MA
“New England Landscapes,” Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
1985 “Still Life”, Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
1986 “Miniatures”, Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA
“Collection of Glen Janss,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, (traveling exhibition)
1986 “Contemporary Drawings from Boston Collections,” Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
1987 “8th Annual Drawing Show,” Boston Center for the Arts
1988 “9th Annual Drawing Show,” Boston Center for the Arts
1991 “12th Annual Drawing Show,” Boston Center for the Arts
“The Pursuit of Excellence,” The Hubbard Museum, Ruidoso Downs, NM
1993-94 “Art from the Driver’s Seat,” Museum of Our National Heritage, Lexington, MA (traveling exhibition)
1994 “169th Annual Exhibition,” Nat. Academy of Design, NYC
1995 “Re-presenting Representation II,” Arnot Art Museum, Elmira, NY
1996 “The Future of the Past: 15 Contemporary Realists
Paint Boston,” Boston Athenaeum
“Rediscovering the Landscape of the Americas,” Gerald Peters
Gallery, Santa Fe (traveling exhibition)
“171st Annual Exhibition,” National Academy of Design, NYC
“2nd Annual Lana International Art Competition,” Kismet Gallery,
San Jose,CA
Two-person drawing show with Lloyd Goldsmith, Gerold Wunderlich Gallery, NYC
1998 “Portland Museum of Art Biennial,” Portland, ME
1999 “Collection of Richard & Jalane Davidson,” Art Institute of Chicago
2005 Portland Museum of Art Biennial, Portland, ME
2006 “181st Annual Exhibition,” National Academy of Design, NYC
2007 New Hampshire Inst. Of Art, “Biennial 2007”, Manchester, NH
2008 “Then and Now”, Brickbottom Artists Assn., Somerville, MA
2009 “The Natural World,” Brickbottom Artists Assn. Susan Maasch Fine Art, group show
2010 “Some Burdensome: Big Ships, Big Cargoes,” Maine Maritime Museum, Bath ME
2011 New England National Exhibition, Rockport Art Assoc., Rockport Ma.
2012 The Portland Show, Greenhut Gallery, Portland Me.
2013 Group shows, Greenhut Gallery
2014 “Grit, The Urban Landscape,” Copley Society, Boston

Grants
1983 Somerville Arts Council
1987 Esther and Adolph Gottlieb Foundation
1989 Pollock-Krasner Foundation
Somerville Arts Council
1997 Pollock-Krasner Foundation

Bibliography
A Sense of Place, The Artist and The American Land, Vol. II, Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NB, 1973 (exhibition catalogue)

Perspectives on Contemporary American Realism, Frank H. Goodyear, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 1982 (exhibition catalogue)

American Realism, Twentieth Century Drawings and Watercolors from the Glen C. Janss Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and Henry N. Abrams, NYC 1985 (exhibition catalogue)

“Made in Somerville”, Linda Bamber, Boston Review , Dec. 1986 (article)

Art from the Driver’s Seat, Museum of Our National Heritage, Lexington, MA 1993 (exhibition catalogue)

“Contemporary Realist Drawings” , Deborah Gimelson, Architectural Digest, July 1995 (article)

Rediscovering the Landscape of the Americas, Gerald Peters Gallery, Santa Fe, 1996 (exhibition catalogue)

“Portland Museum of Art Biennial”, 1998, 2005 (exhibition catalogue)

The Art of Maine in Winter, Carl Little, Arnold Skolnick, Down East Books, 2002 (reproduction)

“A Time to Every Purpose, The Four Seasons in American Culture”, Michael Kammen, University of North Carolina, 2004 (reproduction)

181st Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, NYC, 2006 (exhibition catalogue)

“Size Matters”, Bob Keyes, Maine Sunday Telegram, March, 2010 (article)

Videotape
David Campbell in Words and Watercolors, Peter Merchant,
Wendy Mason, John Pennington: documentary for Somerville Educational Television, Boston, MA 1983

Published Work
“Looking at Trees”, The Sun, A Magazine of Ideas, Nov. 1992 (essay)

Poems 1995-present:
The Beloit Poetry Journal
Windows of the Soul (poetry anthology)
Dan River Anthology
Sensations Magazine
Northwoods Anthology
Goose River Anthology
Struggle (magazine)

Teaching
1982 The Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA (watercolor)
1989 Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA (life drawing)
1990-95 Jewish Community Center, Newton, MA (watercolor)
1991 New England School of Art and Design, Boston, MA (watercolor)
1991-92 Massachusetts Bay Community College, Wellesley, MA (watercolor)
1990-2001 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (watercolor, basic drawing, life drawing, and painting)
2000-05 Cape Elizabeth Community Services (watercolor, painting)
2002-14 Maine College of Art (watercolor, painting, drawing)
Phone Number
617 996-6933

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