Tom Campbell Cork based, multi-disciplinary artist who works with a 'mobile' art practice
Tom studied sculpture, but is largely self-taught, his visual art focuses on expressive drawing in which he works prolifically. His exhibition of 1,000 Drawings is testament to that. He paints and has a passion for papier-mâché sculpture.
Tom enjoys sharing his skills and working in groups, he has worked with many communities groups. A large focus in his community based work is ‘The Dog Project’, which has been run four times, creating100 papier-mâché dogs each time. This is an ongoing project.
Besides visual art, Tom’s other creative outlets are music and performance, singing, playing the ukulele, guitar and harmonica .In performance Tom is especially interested in clown, and mask work, and has a few solid circus skills including unicycle, juggling and walking on hands he has done a few one-man shows introducing various ridiculous characters, humour is a big part of Tom’s life and art.
Tom likes to dream of utopia and that a better world is possible, his political side urges to have us live more in harmony with each other ourselves and the beautiful planet on which we live. Tom believes strongly in the transformative power of art, that art should be accessible and everyone is capable of making and enjoying art.
One thing is for sure, Tom won’t stop making art.
Tom will be exhibiting his work from 19th - 22nd October with a Private View on 18th that will include a performance.
He will give an artists talk about his work on 12th October at 6:30pm
He will also deliver two workshops as part of his time at the studios!
Basic Papier Mache on 13th October open to all ages but children must be accompanied by a parent. £30 per person. Max 10 places
Collaborative experimental art workshop on 14th October £40 per person Max 6 places