Chris Campbell (artist)

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Strike a Pose III by Chris Campbell, 2004, Honolulu Museum of Art

Chris Campbell (born 1952) is an American realist painter who 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 enrolled in the Art Students League of New York and studied under Harvey Dinnerstein, David Leffel, and Robert Maione.[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, from the collection of the Honolulu Museum of Art.


The Hawaii State Art Museum and the Honolulu Museum of Art are among the public collections holding her work.[3]


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


  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

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