Myron Campbell

Instructor

Creative Studies
Other Titles: Media Arts
Office: CCS 367
Phone: 250.807.8011
Email: myron.campbell@ubc.ca


Research Summary

Visual art, media arts, interactive installation; screen-based interactive animation; traditional & digital media arts; digital design.

Courses & Teaching

Visual Art; Media Studies, Digital Media

Biography

Myron Campbell is an Educator, Media Artist and Designer from Kelowna, BC.

From 2001-2008, Campbell worked with the Trailer Park Boys in Halifax, later moving on to the Banff Centre For The Arts as Lead Designer of the online digital arts + culture magazine, Horizon Zero and as an Interactive Consultant for resident artists and writers.

In 2008, after several years of freelance interactive design and animation, Campbell joined Switch United as their youngest Art Director at 28 years old. He co-created interactive installations for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics and in December 2010, he was awarded Best Interactive Designer at the Canadian New Media Awards in Toronto, Ontario.

Campbell completed an MAA with distinction at the Emily Carr University of Art + Design in 2012 and where he received the Governor General’s Gold Medal for academic excellence. He has presented and exhibited internationally.

After 4 years of teaching in the Digital Design Program at the Vancouver Film School, Campbell joined as faculty at the University of British Columbia Okanagan and teaches digital media in the Creative Studies department.

Websites

www.myroncampbell.com

Degrees

• MAA in Media Arts, Emily Carr University, 2012

Research Interests & Projects

My current research questions the role of monstrosity in animal human hybrid characters and presents them as predominant metaphors for the underlying animal nature present in sentient beings.

Selected Grants & Awards

Aspire Learning and Teaching Fund, 2018-19

Media Arts Project Grant. BC Arts Council for the Arts, 2017

Media Arts Project Grant. BC Arts Council for the Arts, 2013

Awards & Distinctions

Governor General Gold Medal for Academic Excellence, 2012

Best Interactive Designer. Canadian New Media Awards, Toronto, ON, 2010

Best in Illustration. Applied Arts Awards, Toronto, ON, 2010

Solo Exhibitions

Ghosts of Robert Lake. Vernon Public Art Gallery. Lake Country, BC, 2018

Kelowna Art Gallery @ YLW. Kelowna, BC, 2017

Distant Air. Esplanade Arts & Heritage Centre. Medicine Hat, AB, 2006

Group Exhibitions

18.01528 G/MOL – Lake Country Art Gallery, 2018

A New Digital Biennale – Wonder Cabinet of the Big Electric Cat. thewrong.org, 2013

National Portrait Gallery. Latitude 53, Edmonton, AB, 2010

Twitter/Art Social Media. Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver, BC, 2010

Fire In The Sky. Regional Cultural Centre, Letterkenny, IRL, 2009

Whaleless. Strychnin Gallery, London, UK, 2008

FILE – Electronic Language International Festival. Rio De Janeiro, BR & Sao Paulo, BR, 2005, 2007 & 2008

WAFA Group Show 01: An Exercise in Patience. WAFA Studios, Seattle, WA, 2008

Professional Services/Affiliations/Committees

The AMP Lab at UBCO

 

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