Scott Campbell "The Smartest Thing I Ever Did Were Foolish Things For Love" @ Galerie Gmurzynska, St. MoritzJuxtapoz // Thursday, February 13, 2014
From the press release of tattoo and fine artist Scott Campbell's new exhibition: Emerging from a New York group of artists of the early 2000’s, consisting of Nate Lowman, Dan Colen and Dash Snow, Campbell has become an internationally recognized figure within the art world. Known for his intricate works in a variety of unusual and exciting mediums, Campbell is at the forefront of young artists reintroducing craft and technique into art.
Illustration // Tuesday, April 16, 2013
A maker of paintings, illustrations, comics, kid's books, and video games, NYC-based Scott Campbell studied illustration at the Academy of Art in San Francisco, focusing on comic and children's book illustration. In addition to working as a kid's video game concept artist at Lucas Learning and art directing video games with Double Fine Productions, he has also published numerous comics and has appeared in galleries and publications around the world.
Illustration // Friday, October 05, 2012
Since the beginning of time, there has been struggle. The epic clash of being against being. Tyrannosaurus Rex vs. Triceratops. Giant Squid vs. the Sperm Whale. The Circle vs. the Square. The struggle is forever. It makes the world turn around. These are the struggles that make us stop what we are doing and sort of check things out… wondering what the eff. This is a chronicling of some of the greatest confrontations in FILM HISTORY...
Juxtapoz // Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Scott Campbell has a heart. Sometimes it's a bloody heart that is somehow smiling while being held by Mola Ram, sometimes it's a heart in the form of robot, and sometimes it's his own heart, which he loosely splashes over hundreds of watercolor paintings that all have a heart of their own.
Tattoo // Thursday, June 14, 2012
In this short film, Scott Campbell and Casey Neistat go shopping at the local corner store (and in their garbage) for all of the supplies needed to make a prison tattoo gun. Scott teaches Casey the ropes, in addition to filling him in on some stories on how he started tattooing.
Tattoo // Friday, January 13, 2012
Fine and tattoo artist, Scott Campbell, opens a new solo exhibition today, January 13, at Gallery Reis in Singapore titled Paved With Good Intentions. As the gallery notes, "Campbell expands his use of cut currency, sourcing uncut sheets of US dollars directly from the United States Mint, to create large, intricate work with a sunken relief effect."
Tattoo // Friday, December 16, 2011
We hung out with director and filmmaker Colin Devin Moore in Miami a few weeks back, and he told us about a short film he just made with tattoo and fine artist, Scott Campbell. The video features a 7-headed cobra drawn with gunpowder and then covered with paper.
Illustration // Monday, November 14, 2011
Who doesn't love some Zelda and some Harry Potter? Scott Campbell keeps that in mind when he conjurs up some of his favorite fictional characters in his recent illustrations. He is a big fan of drawing comics and is also a video game creator. His work is quirky and child-like, induced with a little bit of nerdy love.
Tattoo // Saturday, September 03, 2011
If you have ever wanted to make your own prison tattoo gun, might as well watch the process of tattoo artist Scott Campbell making his own makeshift tattoo gun. He goes around NYC finding materials, then giving filmmaker Casey Neistat his own prison tattoo in the middel of Tompkins Square Park.
Tattoo // Wednesday, August 31, 2011
We just fell into the super cool trap and posted this video, That's All Folks, that Scott Campbell did for Purple Magazine. We really enjoy Campbell's tattoo work, but we just watched a minute of something burn into a phrase. You can watch it, too.