Emily Campbell
Fine Arts, Cambridge Cambridgeshire United Kingdom
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Contact details
Tel: 0778 37964§6
Brief Summary
Through the use of photography my practice seeks to create a world that on the one hand is real and on the other - impossible. Using digital imaging, I effectively 'paint with photographs'. Each image is made up of many smaller photographs enabling me to create surreal and magical scenarios.

All the photographs I use I take my self, building my image library with each project. I have made work through out the UK, from Edinburgh to Plymouth which allows a multitude of different landscapes from which to choose. I am a firm believer of beauty in the world, next time you blow a bubble or notice the sun reflected in a raindrop, look longer and see what might be there

With a back ground in Fine Art I have been working as an artist in the private and public sector for over 20 years. I have a first class degree from Camberwell School of Art and a Masters from Chelsea School of Art and have exhibited internationally. More recently I have been expanding my practice to create images for licensing, clients include TTS Educational Catalogue and Twice as Nice Greeting Cards. I have extensive experience working to a brief and communicating with clients at a high level. My experience in teaching fine art has provided me with a very good understanding of the visual language, which I utilise to create ambitious, and thought provoking artworks.

To see more of Emily's work please visit
ITV 60 Minute Makeover
Madam Tussauds 
Twice as Nice Greeting Cards
NHS Trusts
Squires Garden Centre
Gladstone Flooring

Professional Experience
Mobile: 07783796416
[email protected]
1991 - 1992 MA Alternative Media Chelsea School of Art, London.
1988 - 1991 B.A Hons (1st Class), Fine Art. Camberwell School of Art, London.
1987 - 1988 Art Foundation Norwich School of Art.

Private/Commercial Commissions
• Twice as Nice Greeting Cards – A series of 12 greeting card images
• Madam Tussauds – Design for Floor of Shrek Room
• TTS Educational Catalogue - Designs for four products

Public Art Commissions
• Cambridge and Peterborough Mental Health NHS – Created a series of Light boxes for refurbished Dementia Ward.
• Edinburgh Sick Kids Hospital – Working with staff and patients to created 2 large light boxes for the entrance to the Hospital
• University of North Staffordshire Lead artist for new build Children’s Ward’s.
• BSF project Dandelion Public Art Commission for Kings School Wolverhampton.
• Blackburn New NHS Build - Major glazing commission for front of new Health Centre.
• Manchester Children’s Hospital, - A series of images and installations for Ward 78.
• Edinburgh Children’s Hospital Accident and Emergency Dept – Lead artist for proposed artworks in new build A and E
• Imagining Glossop. Glossop Primary Care New Build, Glossop.
• Imagining Bury. Bury NHS. Large scale vinyl artworks for new Health Care Development, Bury.
• Milton Keynes Dreaming. Working with community to create a 60 x 20 ft floor piece for exhibition at Young People’s Music Festival, Milton Keynes.
• Imagining Plymouth. Photographic Commission for Plymouth Accident and Emergency Department.
• Visions of Hartlepool. Hartlepool Police Station, Hartlepool.
• Lead Artist for Haywood Hospital. To engage with the hospital community, and commission local art students to create a body of work that documents and ‘remembers’ the Haywood Hospital.
• Magic Perry Common. Dove Health Centre, Birmingham.
• From Lozell’s with Love and Respect. Lozell’s Health Centre Birmingham.
• Views from Greenridge. Greenridge Health Centre, Birmingham.
• Visions of Home. Summerfield Health Centre, Birmingham.
• Views from Westheath, Westheath Health Centre, Birmingham.
• Lead Artist for Reflective Space. A Kings Fund initiative for Harplands Hospital Stoke on Trent.
• Lead Artist LIFT. Engaging with design teams, PCT’s, and local communities to create proposals for public artworks in five new build health centres in Birmingham.
• Visions of You. Research Action Project in Stourport on Severn with pro/POSIT.
• Love Ties. A Major Permanent Public Art Work, for Hanley Park Stoke on Trent.
• The Medicine. A Digital Imaging Commission for Creative Remedies Arts and Health Website.
• Love Ties 2. A Creative Partnerships project ‘Hearts on Fire’ digital project for Birches Head High School, Stoke on Trent.
• How Does Your Garden Grow?. Summerbank Primary School, Stoke on Trent.
• Beyond My Bricks and Mortar. Archbishop Grimshaw School Birmingham.
• The Wall that Wished it Wasn’t There. A consultation commission for the Haywood Hospital, Stoke on Trent.
• Creature Carpet. A performance space commission, for Hinckley town centre.
• Standing Ovation/Private Views. The Storey Institute, public art commission for Virtual Model.
• Welcome to my Front Garden…mac/sampad, a Public art research commission for The Mac Arts Centre, Birmingham.
• A World of Difference. Harplands Hospital, Stoke on Trent.
• City Building. A site-specific research event with pro/POSIT in Stoke on Trent.
• Reverberations. Harplands Hospital, Stoke on Trent.

• Shire Hall Gallery 2110. Invited group exhibition Visual Illusions Shire Hall Gallery Stafford.
• Without you I am Lost… Invited digital media exhibition at The University of Valencia, Spain.
• The Blue Butterfly…Solo exhibition at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke on Trent.
• Mosquito Night. Collaboration with performer Christine Watkins and scientist Angela Priestman at Herefordshire Courtyard Gallery.
• Creature Carpet. Selected exhibition Folly Gallery, Lancaster.

• The Real Kitchen…Selected site-specific commission for exhibition ‘Cultivate’ Birmingham.
• Recollections. Selected site-specific exhibition St Giles the Abbott Church, Cheadle.

• Baby, baby...Selected site-specific commission for exhibition at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery.
• New Art for a New Century. Group exhibition Potteries Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke on Trent.
• Private Views. Selected site-specific commission at The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery.
• Detectable. Curated and exhibited in exhibition at The Real Gallery, New York, USA.
• Spot. Selected group exhibition at The Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool.
• Mat 2. Selected group exhibition - The Whitechapel Gallery, London.

Consultancy and Training
2009 - 2010 - Guest Lecturer for Birmingham School of Art MA Arts and Health programme.
2008 - Exhibition selection for Potteries Museum and Art Gallery Open Exhibition.
2007 - Public Art Training Lead speaker for a Public Art Training event, Creative Interventions.
2003 - Design for ‘Sundance Visual Arts’ (A Commercial Audio Visual Company) created logo and name and have since had active role in advising on visual ideas.
2001-2003 - Advisor for West Midlands Arts duties included: Writing reports about the region’s arts activities, the Local Education Authority on the Ikon Gallery’s Education Programme, advising on applications for funding.
2002 - Consulted on the development of Keele University Undergraduate Degree path in ‘Media, Communications and Culture’

Reviews, Press and Web links
2012 – Staffordshire Life Interview – See The World in a different Light – Jackie Gregory, August 2012
2010 – John Woodhouse Interview – Nature is Child’s Play for Emily, The Sentinel Saturday 09 October.
2009 – Author Unknown. Emergency department at Derriford Hospital, Zest, Improving the Health Care Environment. http://www.zestarts.org.uk/pages/27
2008 – Steve Bould. Floored – The Sentinel
2008 – Christine Watkins. Mosquito Night Images. Mosquito Night.
2008 – Mark Penfold. Supersize Design - Computer Arts
2008 – David Williams. Showcase Hartlepool Police Station – Commissions North.
2006 – Duncan Robertson. Generations Combine in War Sacrifice Tribute, The Sentinel Newspaper.
2006 – Author Unknown. The Power of Art. A Working Partnership, Learning from the LIFT Experience.
2005 – Gabriel Gregory. Letters of Love Which Tie a Community Together. The Sentinel Arts Review.
2005 – Author Unknown. Love Ties Launch. Creative Stoke. http://www.creativestoke.org.uk/parklove.html
2004 – Nick Coligan. Public Art Has designs on Lifting City’s Cultural Image. The Sentinel Newspaper
1992 – James Hall. SCULPTURE / Making chaos out of order: James Hall reflects on 'Natural Order' at the Tate Gallery, Liverpool, and unnatural selection at the Whitechapel Open. The Independent Newspaper.

Awards and Recognition
2012 Northern Design Awards - Shortlisted
2012 Arts in Healthcare Awards - Shortlisted
2011 Digital Printer Awards - Shortlisted

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