ANNA CAMPBELL



EDUCATION

2006
MFA Sculpture, University of Wisconsin – Madison

2001
BA Studio Art, College of Wooster, Ohio, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa



SOLO EXHIBITIONS                            

2018
Apparatus for a Dream Sequence, Wriston Art Galleries, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI 

2017
Etiquette Kit, University Art Gallery, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
Apparatus for a Dream Sequence, University Art Gallery, Sewanee: The University of the South, Sewanee, TN
Apparatus for a Dream Sequence: Chosen Name, Pew Library, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

2015
Etiquette Kit, BOSI Contemporary, New York, NY
Ever Your Friend, Curatorial Lab, Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI, held in conjunction with the Wisconsin Book Festival

2014
Beefcake, TRACTIONARTS, Los Angeles, CA

2013
Under Wate
r Into the Sunset, Window Into Houston: Blaffer Art Museum, University of Houston, TX

2012
The Slow Club, ACRE Projects and Parlour on Clark, Chicago, IL

2008
Getting Strong Now, Second Bedroom Gallery, Chicago, IL




GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2018               
Cast of Characters, Bureau of General Services Queer Division, The Center, New York, NY
Queer|Art Presents artists Liz Collins and Anna Campbell, (two person exhibit), The Studio presented by HBO, Provincetown, MA

2017
Glass Ceiling: Art of Resilience and Fragility, (invitational) Agnes Aviris Art Center, Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY
Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair, represented by Issue Press, PS 1, New York, NY
Let Me Be an Object that Screams, (invitational) Gallery 400, University of Illinois Chicago, Chicago, IL
Expanded Visions: Fifty Years of Collecting, (curated from the collection) Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY
Into that Fog: Queer|Art|Mentorship Fellows Exhibit, (Ashton Cooper, curator) Prince Street Project Space, New York, NY
RadeoFlyer: Artists Re-Imagine the Flyer, (juried) DAC Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
New Grounds, (juried) International Institute of Contemporary Art and Theory, Mangalia, Romania

2016
Queering Space, (juried) Green Gallery, Yale, New Haven, CT
Working Forces
, (juried, catalog) Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN
Celebrating Sports in Art, (juried) Maloney Art Gallery, Morristown, NJ
Almost Home (invitational), Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI
Parallel Play (invitational) SiTE:LAB - Rumsey St. Project, Grand Rapids, MI
Queering the Bibliobject, (invitational) Center For Book Arts, New York, NY
Do You Hear What I Hear? (Anthony Elms, curator) AIR Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2015
Value Added
, (invitational) Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State, Detroit, MI
Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair,
represented by Issue Press, PS1, Long Island City, NY
The Wet Archive,
(invitational) Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI

2014
Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair
, represented by Issue Press, PS 1, New York, NY
Body, Body, Bodies…,
, (juried) SOMarts, San Francisco, CA

2013
Lesbian Herstory Archive Benefit, Alexander Gray Associates, New York, NY
Friendly Gestures
[NAMASTE], (invitational) Queens College Art Center, Queens, NY

2012
Mischief Night
(juried), Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Acts of Recognition
, (invitational) Kendall Gallery, Kendall College of Art and Design, Grand Rapids, MI
Ossuary
(invitational), Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI

2011
Pop-Up Museum of Queer History
, Leslie/Lohman Gay Art Foundation, New York, NY
Wish You Were Here 10
, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Associations
, UICA – Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI
Queer Me
, (juried) The Center, New York, NY
(a)wake
, (invitational), The Cornerstone Building, Grand Rapids, MI

2010
Physical Center
(invitational), former Convent of St. Cecilia, Brooklyn, NY   New Media, Sex, and Culture in the 21st Century, (juried) MONA – Museum of New Art, Detroit, MI
SiTE:LAB
(invitational), Lafontsee Gallery Lake St., Grand Rapids, MI
Alumni Video Exhibit, (invitational) The Commons - UW Education Building, Madison, WI
MultiMedia I
, (invitational) PAC Gallery, GVSU, Allendale, MI
Seven Easy Steps
, (invitational) Horton Gallery, New York, NY
Michigan - Land of Riches,
(invitational) former Grand Rapids Public Museum, Grand Rapids, MI
On Snow
(juried), BS Gallery, Iowa City, IA
P.S. On Lifted
, (juried) the REFERENCE Gallery, Richmond, VA
Their Daily Bread
, (invitational) Leonard at Logan House, Grand Rapids, MI
Desire.10
, (juried) Logsdon 1909 Gallery, Chicago, IL

2009
Plus 3 Ferris Wheels
, (juried) CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY
DDT Delavski dom Trbovlje, Trbovlje, Slovenia
Homegrown (juried), SOMArts Gallery, Homo a Gogo festival, San Francisco, CA
Brilliant
, (juried) Division Avenue Arts Collective, Grand Rapids, MI
ArtPrize
, Pub 43, Grand Rapids, MI
Artists Run Chicago
, (invitational, catalog) Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Polymer
, (invitational) Hunter Museum, Chattanooga, TN
Wonders of the Woven World
, (invitational) South Haven Center for the Arts, South Haven, MI

2008
ACTIVESITE IV
, (invitational) Old Federal Building, Grand Rapids, MI The
Audacity of Desperation, (juried)
The Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, Urbana, IL
Sea and Space, Los Angeles, CA
ACTIVESITE III, (invitational) Old Kindel Furniture Factory, Grand Rapids, MI
Speculation (invitational), Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI
Making Room for Wonder, (juried) SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Plus 3 Ferris Wheels, (juried)
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo MI
University at Buffalo, Buffalo NY
Alfred University, Alfred, NY
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
The University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Tennessee State University, Nashville, TN
On Procession, (juried) Fountain Square/ downtown Indianapolis, organized by the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

2007
Stories To Be Looked At; Pictures To Be Read
, (juried) Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
30 Years/ 30 Cakes, (juried) Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA), Grand Rapids, MI

2006
Visualizing Trans
, (juried) The Kupfer Center, Madison, WI
Blindspot (collaboration with the Spectacle Collective)
Art Fair on the Square, Madison, WI and
Nova Art Fair, Chicago, IL
You Count the Centuries, I Blink My Eyes, Vilas Hall, UW-Madison, WI
TKO, EBCO Station/ Municipal Workshop, Sheboygan, WI
North By Northwest, (juried)
Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI
Diamond Ink Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Representative Samples, Humanities Gallery UW-Madison, WI



GRANTS,  AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2018               
Artist in Residence, FIAR, Fire Island Artist Residency, Cherry Grove, NY
Barbara Jordan Award, Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Department, GVSU, Allendale, MI

2017
Faculty Dissemination Grant, GVSU, Allendale, MI

2016 - 2017
Fellow, Queer|Art|Mentorship Program, administered by Queer|Art, NY, NY
Office for Undergraduate Research: Research Assistant Grant, Allendale, MI

2016
Faculty Dissemination Grant, GVSU, Allendale, MI
Faculty Mini Grant, GVSU, Allendale, MI
Faculty Dissemination Grant, GVSU, Allendale, MI

2015
Faculty Dissemination Grant, GVSU, Allendale, MI
LGBT Faculty Association Grant, GVSU, Allendale, MI

2014
Faculty Dissemination Grant, GVSU, Allendale, MI

2012
Sabbatical, Pedestal and Bar: Site-Specific Installations Imagining Lost Queer Spaces, GVSU, Allendale MI

2011
Artist in Residence, Artists' Cooperative Residency and Exhibitions (ACRE) Steuben, WI and Chicago, IL
Artist in Residence,Lesbian Herstory Archives, Brooklyn, NY
Faculty Dissemination Grant, GVSU, Allendale, MI
Faculty Research Grant-In-Aid, GVSU, Allendale, MI
International Day of Soup Grant, awarded to Sunday Soup Grand Rapids by FEAST Brooklyn, FEAST Mass, Philly Stake, and Sunday Soup Chicago

2010
Artist in Residence, Ox-Bow, Saugatuck, MI
Faculty Dissemination Grant, GVSU, Allendale, MI
Faculty Mini Grant, GVSU, Allendale, MI

2007
Artist in Residence, Toronto Newsgirls Boxing Gym, Toronto, Canada
Summer Research Grant-in-Aid, GVSU, Allendale, MI

2006
Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Travel Grant, GVSU, Allendale, MI   Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Travel Grant, GVSU, Allendale, MI

2005
Professional Development Travel Grant, UW-Madison Art Department, Madison, WI
Scholarship for study at Haystack Mt. School of Crafts, UW-Madison Art Department , Madison, WI
Commission by the Campus Art Collective for the UW-Madison Political Science Dept, Madison, WI

2004
Fellow and Artist in Residence, Rowland Foundation Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT



PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Lesbian Herstory Archives, Brooklyn, NY (site-specific, permanent installation)
Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI (permanent installation)
Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY
MoMA Library, New York, NY
Spencer Collection, New York Public Library, New York, NY
Center for Book Arts, New York, NY
Michigan State University Zines Collection, East Lansing, MI
UW-Madison Artists’ Book Collection, Madison, WI
numerous private collections



BIBLIOGRAPHY

2017
Kim, Jongwoo Jeremy. “All Manner of ‘Becomings’: The Ambiguous Pleasures of the Expanded Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art.”  ASAP Journal. Web. August 31, 2017.
Rand, Erica. “Hip Openers: On the Visuals of Gendering Athleticism.” Queer Difficulty in Art and Poetry: Rethinking the Sexed Body in Verse and Visual Culture, edited by Jongwoo Jeremy Kim and Christopher Reed, Routledge, 2017. 
Bechiri, Holly. ‘Naming names: Look at us growing, Grand Rapids.’ cultured.GR.com. Web. 25 Jan. 2017.
Duimstra, Tom. ‘Naming names: Narrowing down excellent works to 10 artists.’The Grand Rapids Press/ Mlive and cultured.GR.com. Print and web. 18 Jan. 2017.
Buist, Kevin. ‘Naming names: My 10 favorite Grand Rapids artists.’ The Grand Rapids Press/ Mlive and cultured.GR.com. Print and web. 16 Jan. 2017.

2016
Sargent, Antwaun.  A Look Inside the Frist Queer Show at Yale School of Art. The Creators Project. Web. 27 Oct. 2016.
Butler, Sharon.  Examining queer @ Yale University.  Two Coats of Paint. Web.21 Oct. 2016.
A look at ArtPrize entries at Meijer Gardens.  The Grand Rapids Press/ Mlive. Print and web. 16 Sept. 2016.
Norris, K.D. Meijer Gardens ArtPrize exhibit allows visitors to take their time at ‘Home.’ WKTV Journal. Web. 6 Oct. 2016.

2015
Colucci, Emily.  Of Discoballs and Baseball Bats: Anna Campbell’s Queer Objects in ‘Etiquette Kit.’ filthy dreams. Web. 22 Feb. 2015.
Harrity, Christopher. In the Galleries: Anna Campbell. Advocate.com. Web. 16 Jan. 2015.
Wolf, Karin.  “The Space Between.” Our Lives. Print. July/August 2015. 16.

2012
Eler, Alicia. ArtPrize and its Discontents. Hyperallergic. Web. 7 Oct. 2013.

2010
Power, Matthew. So You Think You Can Paint. GQ. New York, N.Y. Conde Nast Publications. Online edition. Sept, 2012.
Rylah, J. Bennett.  The Hand the Rocks the Ladle: Sunday Soup. Rapid Growth Media. Web. 19 Aug. 2010

2009
On procession: art on parade
, Rebecca Uchill, editor; with essays by Fritz Haeg and Nato Thompson. Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN. 94, 99, 106.

2008
McClure, Diana. Video: Anna Campbell, Culture Serve. Web.  2 Sept. 2008.

2007
Chicago Reader
, image featured in Galleries and Museums.  Print. 20, July 2007.



PUBLICATIONS AS AUTHOR

2016
Campbell, Anna and James Campbell. “Trails to Walden Pond: Pragmatic Aesthetics and Relational Aesthetics Approach the Examined Life.” The Pluralist.

2015
Campbell, Anna.  Essay by Erica Rand.  Etiquette Kit. New York: BOSI Contemporary. 2015. 64 pages, color.

2014
Campbell, Anna.  Ever Your Friend. Issue Press: Grand Rapids, MI. Sept 2014.

2008
On Labor and Looking: Erin V. Sotak’s Consuming Tableaux
, (author) Exposure: The Journal of the Society for Photographic Education, Volume 41:2, Fall 2008, p. 12-19. 



TEACHING

2018 -              
Assistant Professor, UW-Madison, Madison, WI

2012 - 2018
Associate Professor of Art & Design, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

2014 - 2015
Visiting Associate Professor/ Artist in Residence, UW-Madison, Madison, WI

2006 - 2012
Assistant Professor of Art & Design, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI

2010 - 2011
Studio Mentor, Art Institute of Boston, low residency MFA



LECTURES

2018               
Queer Declension and Conjugation, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Queer Declension and Conjugation, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI

2017
In the Glitter Mines and at the Desire Factory, Sewanee: The University of the South, Sewanee, TN (forthcoming)
Etiquette Kit, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL (forthcoming)
In the Glitter Mines and at the Desire Factory, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2016
In the Glitter Mines and at the Desire Factory, QUARTZMemphis, Memphis, TN
In the Glitter Mines and at the Desire Factory, Sage Colleges of Albany, Albany, NY

2015
In the Glitter Mines and at the Desire Factory, Art Department Colloquium, UW-Madison, Madison, WI
Expressing Archives,
Art History Department Colloquium, UW-Madison, Madison, WI
Public Sex/Public Gender: A Discussion with Anna Campbell and Jill H. Casid
, event and temporary exhibition sponsored by the Office for Public Culture, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI

2010
Seeding Trilogy, ActiveSite, Grand Rapids, MI

2008
One Stitch After Another: Crochet as a Sculptural Practice, Workshop Leader,  ISC (International Sculpture Center) Conference, Grand Rapids, MI

2007
Desperado and Peter Pan Live!: Romantic Considerations of Failure, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Desperado, Warm Guns and Peter Pan Live!: Romantic Considerations of Failure, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Making Contact: Boxing and Aesthetics, Friday Night at GRAM Lecture Series, Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI

2006
Romanticizing Failure, University of West Florida, Pensacola, FL
Warm Guns, Edgewood College, Madison, WI
When Push Comes for ArtSlam! International Sculpture Center Conference, Cincinnati, OH



SELECT PANELS

2018
Panelist, Queer|Art Presents: After Mentorship with Liz Collins, moderated by Travis Chamberlain, The Studio presented by HBO, Provincetown, MA

2017
Panelist, Scaffold For, for New Materialisms in Contemporary Art, CAA (College Art Association) Annual Conference, New York, NY 

2016
Curator Moderated Roundtable Discussion with artists Nayland Blake, Anna Campbell, and Tony Whitfield, Queering the Bibiobject, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

2015
Panelist, Min(d)ing Sculpture: Process and Practice, Sculpture X Symposium, Wayne State University, Detroit MI
Presenter, Trails to Walden Pond: Pragmatic Aesthetics and Relational Aesthetics Approach the Examined Life. Society for the Advancement of American Philosophy Annual Conference, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI
Moderator and Convener, Miss Mannered: Archival Affect, Queer Props, and Behavior Preparedness, with panelists Deborah Bright, Virginia Solomon and Joshua Lubin-Levy. BOSI Contemporary, New York, NY.

2014
Panelist, Public Learning: Curatorial Studio and Pedagogical Exhibitionism, for Curatorial and Exhibition Studies: Bridging Theory and Practice, CAA (College Art Association) Annual Conference, Chicago, IL

2012
Session Chair, Flagging: Aesthetic Tactics and Queer Signification, CAA (College Art Association) Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA

2011
Session Chair, Teaching the Foundations of Site-Specific Practices, FATE Biennial Conference (Foundations in Art: Theory & Education) St Louis, MO
Panelist, Sowing Dissent, for Queer Diaspora, CAA (College Art Association) Annual Conference, New York, NY

2010
Panelist, Artists on Artists SMoCA - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ
Panelist, Desperado and Saddledrag: Female Performances Queering CowboysPCA/ACA (Popular Culture Association and American Culture Association National Conference) New Orleans, LA

2007
Panelist, Queering Failure, or, Glub! Glub! for Queer Love Boat: The Politics of Inclusion in Visual Culture panel at the College Art Association Annual Conference, Dallas, TX
Panelist, Notes from a Native Informant on Seeking Aesthetic and Ethical Satisfaction through Queered Representations of the Iconic American Cowboy, Sex/Life/Politics Conference, University of Loughborough, England

2006
Panelist, Desperado: Romantic Considerations of Failure for the Queer Tactics panel at Trans: A Visual Culture Conference, U-W Madison, WI



C
URATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2006 – 2012
Urban Institute for Contemporary Art Curatorial Board, Grand Rapids, MI

2006
You Count the Centuries, I Blink My Eyes, cross-disciplinary time-based media exhibit, screening and symposium, Vilas Hall, UW-Madison, WI

2005
North by Northwest
, UW-Madison/Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design Curatorial Exchange, exhibited at the Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI and the Diamond Ink Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Think Tank, (juried) Gallery I & II, Overture Center for the Arts, Madison, WI
Menagerie, (invitational) Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI

2004
Over Oceans, Through the Air, Beyond All Barriers
, Ironworks Factory, Madison, WI 



WORK AVAILABLE

Fuse Works, Brooklyn, NY
Printed Matter, New York, NY