Artist Profile: Campbell Laird
Born and raised in Hobart, Tasmania, Laird played with a successful rock band and travelled extensively through Europe, US and Australia. Owing to extreme tiredness and a distaste for malodorous hotel rooms, Laird retired from the high life and settled in New York City where he lived for more than twenty years creating award winning imagery for gallery, editorial, corporate and advertising clients throughout the world. In 2005, he moved to Venice, CA for the air, the light, the sea and a beautiful new studio.
Campbell Laird's work explores the structural relationships between line, shape, texture and color. His work as occupies the space between hand made and digital. Laird has produced art for major US and foreign corporations, including Macys, American Express and 20th Century Fox, the New York Times, LA Times and many others. Campbell's artwork was featured in the Dwell Magazine Case Study home, as well in Modernism, Los Angeles Magazine, Hemispheres and Computer Arts magazine among many others.