Dr Megan Campbell has worked at VU's St Albans campus since 2006 as a sessional lecturer within the field of visual arts.
Academic areas of focus have included:
- theory and practice that underpins visual art, including the unit
- aesthetics and art criticism and the practical visual art subjects
- life drawing, drawing and painting, experimental art and installation art, as offered in the Visual Art specialisation.
Megan's own field of art is sculpture. Megan has exhibited widely since 1989 in various group and solo shows around Australia in the Commercial and the Public Gallery System. Galleries where MEgan has exhibited include:
- Dianne Tanzer in Melbourne
- Art Galleries Schubert in Queensland
- Melbourne ACGA Art Fair
- National Gallery of Victoria (NGV)
- Bendigo Art Gallery
- Noosa Regional Art Gallery.
Her art is represented in various private and public collections.
She has completed a PhD at Monash University, Caulfield. This research project explored the unexpected beauty of material, pattern and form in contemporary artwork and how artists reference materiality as a concept and employ transience and transformation in their art.
Areas of expertise
- aesthetics and art criticism
- art collection management
- fine art
- painting and drawing
- performance art
- visual art