Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media

Crystal Z Campbell

Discipline: Visual Art – mixed media
Region: Tulsa, OK
MacDowell Fellowships: 2017

Crystal Z Campbell is an interdisciplinary artist and writer from Tulsa, OK. At MacDowell, she worked on a soundtrack for a film salvaged from The Slave Theater, a defunct civil rights theater, in Brooklyn. Campbell posits the film Go-Rilla Means War as a "relic of gentrification." Additionally, Campbell did sound recordings with fellow residents as drafts for future live performances. Campbell is a recipient of a Tulsa Art Fellowship and was awarded the Pollock-Krasner Grant in 2017.



Crystal Z Campbell worked in the Nef studio.

Nef Studio, the first entirely new studio built after 1937, was donated by esteemed photographer, explorer, author, and MacDowell Fellow Evelyn Steffanson Nef in 1992. Endowed funds for the studio’s maintenance in perpetuity and an annual Fellowship for photographers were given in addition to funds for construction. Mrs. Nef said she had known about MacDowell all her…

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