Contact us:

Links to more information:

Links to News Releases
& Announcements

Upcoming Events
Public activities at ASU

Campus News
Faculty and Staff

About ASU
Overview, history
and more

ASU Home Page


Arkansas State University

Jonesboro, Arkansas

Tom Moore
Frances Hart
Virginia Adams

fax 870-972-3069


Art Department hosts internationally
known artist for Artist/Lecture Series

April 6, 2005--Internationally recognized artist Jim Campbell will present a public lecture at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro Monday, April 18, in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, 113 S. Caraway Road. 

“Ambiguous Icon #5” by Jim Campbell The lecture begins at 7 p.m. and is admission free and open to the public.

The San Francisco Bay area artist is an acknowledged master of new genre art forms, as well as an inventor in Silicon Valley, where he holds more than a dozen patents on image processing and HDTV.

Campbell was born in Chicago in 1956 and holds dual degrees in mathematics and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Campbell creates illuminated artworks with custom electronics on themes of time, memory and perception. As a leading figure in the exploration of computer technology as an art form, Campbell has humanized digital works by referencing personal experience.

Campbell’s work has been exhibited in Japan, Australia, England, Germany, South Korea, Brazil, China and venues across the United States including the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Carpenter Center at Harvard University, International Center for Photography in New York and Site Santa Fe, N.M.

His electronic artwork is included in the collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Cincinnati Art Museum and the University Art Museum in Berkeley, Calif. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, Langlois Foundation Grant, and Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship Award in Multimedia, among others. In 1992, he created one of the first public interactive artworks for the America West Sports Arena in Phoenix, Ariz.

Campbell’s lecture is sponsored by the Department of Art Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture Series.  Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Department of Art at 870-972-3050.

                                       # # #


NewsPage:  |  Back to TOP  |