Angel of Air
(Modern Theology or a Universe of Our Own Creation)
Light boxes with Duratrans and mixed media, 4x5'
© Kathleen Campbell, 1996

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Kathleen Campbell

Kathleen Campbell was born in Los Angeles, California in 1944. She has a Master's degree and a Master of Fine Arts degree in photography from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, as well as a Master's degree in art education and a Bachelor's degree in anthropology from the University of Florida, Gainesville. Her interests lie both in the visual arts and in photographic history and criticism. Her work in photography and mixed media has been exhibited widely at such places as the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, San Antonio, Texas; CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York; the International House, New York City; the University of the Arts, Philadelphia; the Houston Center for Photography; the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; and the Castellani Art Museum, Sanborn, New York. She has also worked as a curator, notably at CEPA Gallery in Buffalo. Curated exhibitions include: Return to the Pleasure Principle and Multiple Affinities: A Convergence of Printmaking and Photographic Practice. She is currently an assistant professor of art at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.

Angel with Charred Heart
(Angels series)
Hand-painted gelatin silver print, 30x40"
© Kathleen Campbell, 1989


Kathleen Campbell's visual work has been published in Robert Hirsch, Exploring Color Photography, 2nd ed. (Brown and Benchmark) and Photographic Possibilities (Focal Press), as well as in many journals and newspapers. She has published written reviews and articles in a number of journals, including exposure, the San Francisco Camerawork Quarterly, the C.E.P.A. Journal and Photo Metro. Among her publications are the following:

Bailey, W. Scott. "Fotos on Faith." San Antonio Current 11-17 September 1997: 15.

Campbell, Kathleen. "A Critical View." Photo Metro (1996).

Campbell, Kathleen. "The Hand-Camera, the Computer, and the Subject of Truth." C.E.P.A. Quarterly Spring 1994: 8-11.

Campbell, Kathleen. "Ideology Versus History: Deconstructing Surrealist Photography." exposure 26.1 (1988): 38-49.

Campbell, Kathleen. In Search of the Pleasure Principle. Catalog essay. CEPA Gallery, 1995.

Campbell, Kathleen. "Mysticism, Science and Technology," in Kathleen Campbell, ed., Technocratic/Technocritique, exposure 30.3/4 (1997).

Comerford, Ellen. "Humanity Remakes the World in Modern Theology." Niagara Gazette 8 December 1995: 15.

Green, Natalie. "The Sacred and the Profane." Art Voice 6.25 (1995).

Huntington, Richard. "Angelic Army: In Campbell Photographs, Celestial vs. High-Tech." The Buffalo News 22 December 1995: 31.

Lang, Gerald, and Lee Marks. The Painted Photograph: A Survey of Hand-Colored Photographs from 1839 to the Present. New York: Stewart, Tabori and Chang, 1998.

Steinhoff, Judith. "Constructed Beings." Spot, Houston Center for Photography, fall 1992, 18.

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