Tales From the Downslope, Edition 3- Flower Meditations

A new magazine of images for meditation.

Love In A Time of Pandemic

This essay was published first in the ARCAthens newsletter in May of 2020 at the height of the pandemic in New York. It was in June released on the Res Artis website at On March 11, my partner and I flew from our home in Philadelphia to Santa Fe, New Mexico to see a…

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Recent Selected Writings About Art and Artists by Clayton Campbell; Published in Artillery Magazine

I have been writing about art and artists for many years, and especially enjoy writing about artists and curators whose work makes a difference in our cultural landscape. In this post, I would like to share a selection of some recent pieces of mine published in Artillery Magazine.  Tony Conrad, who had a full and…

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Tales From The Downslope: A New E-Publication From Clayton Campbell

I am pleased to announce the release of my new E-publication, Tales From The Downslope: But Picking Up Speed Really Fast. This first edition, 46 page magazine contains my new and recent photographs, short stories, and commentary about my work. The magazines features a 2018 portfolio of self portraits that are a self deprecating look…

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Susu Attar at The Mistake Room- On View Through 12/18/18

I am pleased to share with you an interview I conducted with Los Angeles artist Susu Attar, currently exhibiting at The Mistake Room in LA. I first met Susu when she was one of the first Artist Fellows in the Little Tokyo Service Center +LAB Artist Residency Program. Her work is dynamic and powerful, and…

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Little Tokyo Service Center Announces 2019 +LAB Artist Residency Program

I am pleased to be involved once again as Artist Residency Advisor with Little Tokyo Service Center’s +LAB Residency Program. They have just announced a Call for Entry for California artists for their next residency session . Below is the press release, and links to the application  and the +LAB residency website. The Call ends…

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ARCAthens (Artist Residency Center Athens), Announces the Launch of Their Inaugural Artist Residency, for February 2019

For the past year I have been advising the new artist residency effort ARCAthens  ( and have been very pleased to be associated with them. I am passing on their very good news about their inaugural pilot residency, and the two wonderful Fellows who have been selected to be in Athens this Winter, 2019. Led…

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Creative Capital Dinner Project Takes Place at 18th Street Arts Center October 5 and Is A Safe Harbor For One Night

This past September, Creative Capital announced  the Dinners Project, a platform for artists and communities around the country to host potluck-style gatherings in locations across the United States from October 4 to 7, 2018 to ensure artists’ voices are an active part of civic discourse leading up to the midterm elections. Fourteen Creative Capital Awardees…

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Ai Wei Wei Answers Questions at UTA Press Event, October 4, 2018

On the morning of the third and final installment of his Los Angeles exhibitions, Ai Wei Wei was disarming yet candid with a small group of persons at the UTA Space in Beverly Hills. Looking a little tired from the past few days, he warmed up as the questions came his way, and offered some…

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Artists Are Addressing the Tide of Gentrification in LA’s Little Tokyo

Having worked for the past year as Artist Residency Advisor for the Little Tokyo Service Center, designing and helping manage the pilot year of a new artist residency program, I was thrilled to see a wonderful piece in Hyperallergic by writer Abe Ahn. Abe goes into depth about the ongoing threat of displacement faced by…

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