Chris Campbell (artist)

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Strike a Pose III by Campbell, 2004

Chris Campbell (born 1952) is an American realist painter.

Life and work[edit]

Campbell grew up in New Orleans, Louisiana. After graduating from Louisiana State University, she earned a Doctor of Medicine degree from Tulane University School of Medicine. She completed a radiology residency at New York University School of Medicine as well as a fellowship in nuclear medicine at Harvard Medical School. Her career changed direction when she studied at the Art Students League of New York.[1] In 1998 she moved to Hawaii and began painting Native Hawaiian women. She emphasizes the bodily form and solidity of her substantial subjects[2] as in Strike a Pose III.


Campbell's work is held in the collections of the Hawaii State Art Museum and the Honolulu Museum of Art.[3][4]


  1. ^ The artist's website
  2. ^ El-Kadi, Shereen, "Dead and Alive", Honolulu Magazine, Oct. 2001, p. 23
  3. ^ Hawaii State Foundation of Culture and the Arts
  4. ^ "Staff Pick: Wainani Paikai strikes a pose with a Chris Campbell portrait". Honolulu Museum of Art. Retrieved 2020-09-29.

General references[edit]

  • Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Schaefer Portrait Challenge, 2015, Maui Arts & Cultural Center, 2015, pp. 14-15

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