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John T. Campbell

C C S Conservation Inc.
Long Is City, NY
John Campbell is a sculpture conservator specializing in modern and contemporary art, with an emphasis on large-scale outdoor works. He recently returned to New York after having served four and a half years as head of the conservation department at the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas, TX. Prior to the Nasher, Mr. Campbell spent three and half years at the Museum of Modern Art, first as an intern and then as a fellow, as well as a year with a private conservation studio specializing in contemporary art. In 2012, Mr. Campbell founded New York-based Campbell Contemporary Sculpture Conservation Inc., where he is principle conservator.
During Mr. Campbell’s tenure at the Nasher and MoMA, he worked extensively on large-scale modern and contemporary sculpture, including works by Calder, Cragg, di Suvero, LeWitt, Moore, Picasso, and others. He has also worked collaboratively with multiple institutions, including the Getty Conservation Institute, Meadows Museum, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and Yale University. More recently, Mr. Campbell has treated works by Oldenburg, Haring, LeWitt, and Picasso.
Mr. Campbell received his master’s degree in art history and art conservation from the New York University Institute of Fine Arts in 2004. He holds a bachelor’s of art in art history and a bachelor’s of science in materials science & engineering, both from the University of Washington.