Paul Campbell


Paul Campbell’s work has been exhibited in over 100 shows in the US and abroad. He has exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum, the Danforth Museum, the Rose Art Museum, Site Santa Fe, and Lesley Heller Workspace Gallery in New York. His first major solo show in New York was called “Remote Control” at Roebling Hall Gallery where he showed paintings made with remote control cars. Campbell has received several grants including the prestigious Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant and has participated several international art projects and residencies in India, Singapore, and Europe. His studio is located in the Brooklyn Navy Yard in Brooklyn, NY.




2016 “Paintings by Paul Campbell”, Scholes Street Studio, Brooklyn, NY.

2016 “Brooklyn Hybrids”, Van Der Plas Gallery, NY, NY.

2014 “Paintings”, City View Gallery, Long Island City, NY.

2012 “Go Brooklyn”, The Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn, NY.

2011 “Koosh” , Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

2010 “Coney Island Abstract: Continuity/Discontinuity”, Instinc Art Space, Singapore.

2008 “Facebook Profiles II”, Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

2008 “Facebook Profiles”, Roebling Hall Gallery, New York, NY.

2006 “Paintings”, 600 West Gallery, Chicago, Ill

2005 “Recent Paintings”, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA.

2004 “Projection Series,” Roebling Hall Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2004  “Paintings,” Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

2002 “Imperfect Systems,” Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

2002  “Paul Campbell,” Taconic Gallery, New York, NY.

2002  “Imperfect Systems,” Roebling Hall Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2001 “Road Warriors,” Barcelona Culture Studio, Barcelona, Spain.

2000 “Paintings from Brooklyn,” Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, Canada.

1999 “Remote Control,” Roebling Hall Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

1998 “The Mechanical Hand,” Megan Fox Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.

1996 “Paintings by Paul Campbell”, Brooklyn Brewery Space, Brooklyn, NY.

1993 “Paintings”, Berland/Hall Gallery, NY, NY.

1992 “Paintings”, Berland/Hall Gallery, NY, NY.

1990 “Paul Campbell”, White Room, White Columns, NY, NY.

1989 “Paintings by Paul Campbell”, Cardin Gallery, NY, NY.



“Icebreaker”, Yael Rosenblut Gallery, Santiago de Chile, Chile
”Yael Rosenblut Gallery at Zona MACO”, Mexico D.F., Mexico
“Sideshow Nation IV: Thru the Rabbit Hole”, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


“Rebellion and Grace”, The President’s Gallery, MassArt, Boston, Ma “Sideshow Nation III: At the Alamo”, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY “Abundantia Cornu Copiae”, Sthephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


“Instinc 10″, Studio 67 Gallery, Singapore
”Instinc 10″, AAF, Singapore
”Abstraction and It’s Discontents”, Storefront Ten Eyke Gallery, Brooklyn, NY “Welcome to Dreamtime”, Stephen Romano Gallery, Brooklyn, NY “Sideshow Nation II: At the Alamo, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


“Yael Rosenblut Gallery at Chaco”, Santiago de Chile, Chile.


“Semi Automatic”, Lesley Heller Workspace, NY, NY
“Squares Invasion”, Instinc Art Space, Singapore “Globalization-Connections-Time”, Curated by Yasemin Yilmaz,

  • United Nations, NY, NY
  • Kunstverein, Hanover, Germany


New Year, New Work, New Faces, Storefront Gallery, Brooklyn, NY Fore, Instinc Art Space, Singapore. “Globalization-Connections-Time”, Curated by Yasemin Yilmaz,

  • Aurodhan Gallery, Pondichery, India.
  • Banco Provincia, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
  • Kiosk Gallery, Santa Cruz, Bolivia

“Paintings”, Diara Gallery, Hyderabad, India. “Globalization-Connections-Time”, Curated by Yasemin Yilmaz, Aurodhan Gallery, Pondichery, India.

  • KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
  • Kunstverein, Hanover, Germany
  • Architectural Museum, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Centre for Contemporary Photography, Sydney, Australia


“Globalization-Connections-Time”, Curated by Yasemin Yilmaz,

  • FNCC Franco Namibian Cultural Center, Windhoek, Namibia
  • Inter-Art Gallery, Aiud, Romania
  • Galerie El Nadira Decouverte, Rabat, Morocco
  • UnirllI Hisatory Museum, Alba Iulia, Romania
  • Aurodhan Gallery, Pondichery, India
  • KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
  • Kunstverein, Hanover, Germany
  • Architectural Museum, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Centre for Contemporary Photography, Sydney, Australia 
“Synopsis”, curated by Linda Book, Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, Canada


“Profile Me”,Curated by Sara Ebers, Hammes Gallery, Notre Dame, IN “Pro/Con”, Curated by Kali Kondury, Hyderabad, India
“Painting Exhibition”, Diara Gallery, Hyderabad, India


“A Good Time Is Right Now”, Knew Gallery, Washington DC “Group Exhibition”, Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY


“Group Exhibition”, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, LA


“Labyrinth”, Holland Tunnel Gallery, Paros, Greece
“Excavated”, Curated by Rene Pierre Allain, Planet Thailand, Brooklyn, NY


“Continental Divide: LA/NY”, Curated by Mark Zimmerman, Planet Thailand, Brooklyn, NY
“Dialogue: Abstract”, Space Gallery, NY, NY


“Theories: Abstract New York”, Curated by Gayle Ruskin-White and Mark Zimmerman, LICK Gallery, Long Island City, NY
“Theories: Abstract New York”, Curated by Gayle Ruskin-White and Mark Zimmerman, Rodger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, Ill


“Hungry Eyes”, Curated by Monica Tap, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia
“Serious Fun”, Curated by Stacy Schmidt, Castle Gallery, New Rochelle, NY “Holliday Paper”, Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, Canada


“Rene Allian, Paul Campbell, John Zinsser”, Rodger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, IL
“Group Exhibition”, Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, Canada
“Brooklyn, New Work”, Curated by Linda Francis, The Cathedral of Saint John the Devine, NY, NY “Metro-New York”, Curated by Kenise Barnes, Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center
“Summer Group”, Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, IL
“Site Santa Fe Benefit”, James Kelly Gallery, Santa Fe, NM “Summer Exhibition”, Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, Canada
“Group Exhibition”, Ferran Cano Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
“Re: Place”, Planet Thailand, Brooklyn, NY
“Recent Acquisitions”, The Norton Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
“Melting Pot”, Curated by Alex Muse, Kenise Barnes Gallery, Larchmont, NY “Gifted”, Drabinsky Gallery, Toronto, Canada


“Postmark: An Abstract Effect”, Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM “Art for Park”, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY “Abstract”, Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, IL
“(P) Review”, Roebling Hall, Brooklyn, NY


“Pattern”, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon “Benefit Exhibition”, Salon 75 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
“4 Person Group Show”, George Billis Gallery, NY, NY


“Vertical/Horizontal”, Satellite Gallery, Long Island City, NY
“Current Undercurrent: Working in Brooklyn”, The Brooklyn Museum, NY “Recurrence”, Gallery Korea, NY, NY
“The Reflected Spirit”, Megan Fox Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico “Pierogi 2000 Files”,

  • Gasworks Gallery, London, England
  • Corner House Gallery, Manchester, England
  • Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC “Take Home a Nude”, The New York Academy of Art, NY, NY


“Mechanisms of Sensibility”, Curated by Joel Beck, Salon 75, Brooklyn, NY “Dots and Lines”, Curated by Theresa Chong, 8th Floor Gallery, NY, NY “Take Home a Nude”, New York Academy of Art, NY, NY
“Image /After Image”, Work Space Gallery, NY, NY


“Selections”, Adam Baumgold Fine Art, NY, NY
“Down the Garden Path”, Curated by Lesley Heller, Work Space, NY, NY “Works on Paper”, Curated by Chris Martin, S. Cono, Brooklyn, NY
“Other Rooms”, Ronald Feldman Gallery, NY, NY


“Jobs Overseas”, Munchen Kunstverein, Munich Germany
“Selections”, Adam Baumgold Fine Art, NY, NY
“Dyad”, Curated by Annie Herron, Pierogi 2000 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY “Paintings and Unrelated Stories”, Mustard Space, Brooklyn, NY


“Four Walls Benefit”, David Zwirner Gallery, NY, NY
“Inaugural Benefit Exhibition”, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


“The Neurotic Art Show Part II”, Artist Space, NY, NY
“The Travel and Leisure Show”, Four Walls Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


“Japan Airlines Anniversary Exhibition”, JFK International Airport, Brooklyn, NY “Update 90-91”, White Columns Gallery, NY, NY
“The Neurotic Art Show”, Four Walls Gallery, NY, NY


“Back Room Inaugral”, Curated by Judd Nelson, Kasia’s, Brooklyn, NY
“Fresh Paint”, Hurlbut Gallery, Greenwich, CT


“The Building Show”, Curated by Mary Funnell & Paul Campbell, Minor Injury Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


“A Man and a Woman”, Dramatis Personae Gallery, NY, NY


“Invitational Group”, New Math Gallery, NY, NY
“Brooklyn 1985”, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
“Small Works Big Thinkers”, Bess Cutler Gallery, NY, NY


“Materials for the Arts”, Cultural Affairs Building, NY, NY


“The Marathon Show”, New York Road Runners Club, NY, NY


“Massachusetts Council Exhibition”, Danforth Museum of Art, Worcestor, MA


“Massachusetts Council Exhibition”, Rose Art Museum, Waltham MA


  • The Peter Norton Family Foundation
  • The Singapore International Foundation
  • Taconic Investment Partners
  • General Dynamics Corporation.



Pursuits, Around Town, The Singapore Business Times


Christa Yeo, The Straits Times, Singapore, “My Weekend”
Jessica Dailey, “Painting Like Pollock on the Coney Island Boardwalk”, Brooklyn the Borough Nikolina Pavlekovic, “Pictures from Facebook moved to the art gallery” David Pescovitz, “Portraits from Myspace and Facebook”, David Balzer, “Eye Candy, Facebook Profiles II”, Solarina Ho, “Facebook Profiles Endure With Artist Touch”, Rueuters


Shannon Stockbridge, “Facebook Profiles”, Theory Blog,
Chandi Lancaster, “Facebook Profiles”, Roebling Hall Gallery, New York

  • ART CAL,
  • Re –
  • ARTslant,
  • artlog,


“Goings on About Town”, The New Yorker
Gary Michael Dault, Toronto Globe and Mail, Sunday
Howard Halle, “Gallery Hopping,” BKLYN
Debora Gilbert, “Art on Restaurant Walls,” Greenline, VolumeXXIX NumberIII 


No.74 Alice Burdick, “Hungry Eyes,” Arts Atlantic


Stacey Schmidt, “Serious Fun,” catalog essay
Monica Tap, “Hungry Eyes,” catalog essay
Dominique Nahas, “Paul Campbell’s Recent Imperfect Systems Series,” Roebling Hall and Drabinsky Gallery catalog essay”


David Pagel, Louis Grachos, Bruce Ferguson, David Moos, “Postmark: An Abstract Effect”,Site Santa Fe Catalog essay
Joel Beck, “Auto Mechanics,” Roebling Hall catalog essay Wesley Pulka, “Art for the Hypersensitive,” The Albuquerque Journal


Bruce Ferguson, “The Mechanical Hand,” Megan Fox Gallery Exhibition Essay Arden Reed, “Among the Artists of Our Time,” THE Magazine,
Susan Hamberger, “Painting Show, Roebling Hall Gallery,” Waterfront Week Craig Smith, “Letting the Paint Fall or Roll Where it May,” The Santa Fe New Mexican


Kathleen McCloud, “Using Language of Abstraction for Expression,” Pasa Tiempo
Mark Zimmerman, “Vertical/Horizontal at Satelite Gallery”


James Campbell, Images After Images (More Than Meets the Eye),” ImageAfterimage catalog essay
Bruce Ferguson, “Jeffrey Slonim’s Q&A (In With the Out Crowd),” Artforum Laurie Pike, “Ooh La La; The Williamsburg Story,” Interview for The Canadian Arts and Entertainment Television Network”


Jean Nathan, “Game, Set and Perspective,” The New York Times


Kathryn Kirk, “This Art Comes From a Brooklyn State of Mind,” The Brooklyn Phoenix


2011 Aurodhan, Pondichery, India.

2010 Instinc, Singapore.

2007 Ochre/India, Hyderabad, India.

2003 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant.

1995 ICA Boston Moonhole Residency, Bequia St. Vincent and the Grenadines.