• Wolfe
  • Assassination of D'Arcy McGee
  • In Search of the White Buffalo
  • Night Shadows
  • Alexander Wood - Gay Pioneer
  • Louis Riel (1885)
  • To be TOAST
  • A Truly Canadian Historic Moment

Keith Campbell, SCA

The Board of the North Bay and Area Potters Guild bestowed/honoured me with a Lifetime Membership in the Guild. Craft Ontario has nominated keith for the 2016 Saidye Bronfman Award in Craft (now a Governor General's Award).Keith was chosen as one of six finalists in the prestigious Premier's Award for Excellence in the Arts for 2014 (he was also a finalist in 2010) He received a Life Time Achievement Award for the Arts from CBACH(Coodinating Body Arts Culture Heritage) . He was inducted into The Niagara Falls Arts and Culture Wall of Fame (2013). Keith is a nationally recognized Award winning Ceramic Artist who has exhibited his works in 290 exhibitions nationally and internationally. Keith has received 57 awards/honours for his works which are in numerous private and permanent collections including the Archives of Ontario, the Canadian Museum of Civilization, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Nickle Arts Museum, the Varazdin City Museum, Croatia, the Winnipeg Art Gallery, the Burlington Art Center, Canadian Clay and Glass Museum & Gallery, Art Gallery of Temiskaming, WKP Kennedy Gallery, Ontario Craft Council, Fusion: The Clay and Glass Association of Ontario, etc. Keith has conducted 53 lecture/workshops across Canada. Keith Campbell's installation work called "TOAST' has a book  called "Art in Canada"written by Jonathon Bancroft-Snell and published by Ronald P. Frye & Company (2013).Keith's work is the subject matter for a new book called "Keith Campbell"written by Jonathon Bancroft Snell and Published by Ronald P. Frye & Company available Aug. 8/14 at Jonathon Bancroft Snell Gallery in London, Ontario.

His works appear in 28 text books published in England, Germany, USA and Canada. Keith was a finalist in the Premier's Award of Excellence in the Arts in 2010. Keith was honoured with the title Artist in Residence Emeritus from Canadore College in 2009.



  • Honoured with a Lifetime Membership by the Board of the North Bay and Area Potters Guild (2016)
  • Finalist in the Premier's Award for Excellence in the Arts for 2014
  • Life Time Achievement Award from CBACH (Coordinating Body Arts Culture Heritage)2014 Keith was also presented a Stainless Steel Leaf with his name engraved and the #1977
  • with is part of the Leaves of Inspiration Pergola a spectactular architectural masterpiece located at the entrance to the Community Waterfront Park as part of the History of North Bay.
  • Honourable Mention, Ontario Crafts 2013, Craft Gallery, Toronto.
  • Award of Merit, Fusion's Fireworks 2013 Provincial Juried Exhibition, Sheridan College Gallery, Oakville, ON, This exhibiton will travel to galleries across Ontario until 2015.Founder's 
  • Award of Merit, Fireworks 2011 Provincial Juried Exhibition, OCC Craft Gallery, Toronto, ON, Exhibition travels until 2013Premier's Award of Excellence in the Arts 2010 Finalist: Individual Artist Category
  • Premier's Awards of Excellence in the Arts Laureate For Outstanding Achievement and Contribution to Arts and Culture of Ontario
  • Ministry of Immigration and Citizenship 30 ++Year Service Award for White Water Gallery in North Bay Ontario 2010
  • "Artist in Residence Emeritus" title presented to honour Keith's 32 years of outstanding contributions to Canadore College and Arts Community ( Dec. /09).
  • "Award of Excellence" (Exhibition's Top Award) Ontario Crafts '09, Juried provincial craft exhibition at the Ontario Craft Council's Gallery, Toronto, ON, Nov. 2009
  • Honorable Mention - N.B.A.A. 2009 Annual Juried Exhibition, WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay ON
  • Best in Show Juror's Choice Award – National Juried Ceramic Exhibition "Powerplay 2009" at the Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, ON
  • Archives of Ontario, "Hands on History Project , Awarded a commission to create a ceramic tile (18 x 18 x 4 inches) for the Archives of Ontario Collection and it's new building at York University, Toronto. This was a juried project with the George Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, T.O. 2008
  • Presented with an "Eagle Feather" from Mr. Les Couchie, Ojibwe First Nations
  • Best in Clay Award, OCC Northern Regional Exhibition, 2007
  • Volunteer of the Year Certificate presented by Fusion, May 2006
  • Awarded "the Elder Status" by Fusion: the Clay & Glass Association, of Ontario, 2005, a certificate to acknowledge over 30 years dedicated service and support
  • Award of Merit, Boreal Northern Sculpture Exhibition, Timmins Museum/Gallery 2005
  • The John Mather Medal Award, Ontario Craft Council, Toronto, 2003 plus a Life Membership Award
  • Elected a Member of the Society of Canadian Artists ( Professional Designation –SCA )
  • Juror's Choice Award and an Award of Excellence, Fusion's Fireworks Ex., 2003
  • Canada's 125th Anniversary Commemorative Medal (A Governor General's Award), Jan./1993, in recognition of significant contribution to compatriots, community and to Canada
  • Certificate of Appreciation from the Premier of Ontario, Michael Harris, for his craft work for HRM Queen Elizabeth's Visit, 1997
  • Recognition of Excellence Award from Canadore College's Board of Governors for his dedication to college and community, 2000
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Canadore College 2002, for continued outstanding teaching in Continuing Education
  • 25 Year Service Award from Canadore College, for his 25 years of full-time employment 1981 to 2006 (taught P/T from 1977 to 1980)
  • Certificate of Appreciation from Canadore College 2000, for professional development workshops in clay for employees
  • Awarded a Life Membership from White Water Gallery, North Bay, ON 1997, The longest running artist-run Alternative Gallery in Northern Ontario
  • The Prestigious Conny Award for his marketing of Artsperience, awarded by A.C.C.A.T.O., 1997
  • Juror's Choice Award, O.C.C. Northern Exhibition, Art Gallery of Algoma, 1998
  • Best in Show, Ontario Winter Games Exhibition, WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, ON, 1988
  • Award of Excellence, OCC Craft Gallery Exhibit, Toronto, 1989
  • Ceramic Award, OCC Northern Exhibit, Timmins Museum, 1988
  • O.C.C. Design Award, OCC Northern Exhibit, Laurentian Univ. Museum, 1987
  • Award of Excellence, Craft Gallery, Toronto, 1985
  • Best Use of Colour and Award of Excellence, OCC Northern Regional Exhibit, Haliburton, On 1985 (2 awards)
  • Best Functional Award, OCC Northern Regional Exhibit, Laurentian University Museum and Gallery, Sudbury, ON, 1984
  • Won "Name the Magazine Contest" "Fusion", Ont. Potters Assoc. 1983, later the Ontario Potters Association took the name "Fusion" as their Official Name/Title.
  • Honorable Mention, OCC Northern Regional Exhibit, 1983
  • Most Outstanding Award, OCC Northern Regional, Art Gallery of Algoma 1982
  • Excellence in Function, OCC Exhibit, Craft Gallery, Toronto, 1981
  • Honorable Mention, OCC Northern Region Exhibit, Sudbury, 1980
  • Honorable Mention O.C.C. Northern Exhibition , North Bay City Hall, 1979
  • Excellence Award 1978, O.C.C. Northern Exhibition
  • Award of Excellence, Ontario Crafts Exhibition, Craft Gallery, Toronto 1983
  • Award of Merit, Ontario Crafts Exhibition, Craft Gallery, Toronto 1982
  • 3 Awards of Merit in Ontario Crafts Exhibition, 1977, 1976 &1975) (3 awards)
  • Purchase Award, Fired Up Exhibition, 1978
  • Purchase Award, National Ceramics Exhibition Calgary, 1977
  • Purchase Award, Down to Earth Exhibition, Ont. Potters Assoc. 1976
  • Glass Award (First Glass Award awarded in Canada) Canadian National Exhibition, 1969
  • Honorable Mention, Canadian National Exhibition, (Grade 8 student) 1962


  • Premier's Award of Excellence 2010 (one of six finalists) & in 2014
  • Order of Ontario, 2006, 2007 and 2008
  • The Saidye Bronfman Craft Award of Excellence, 1989 & 2001.
  • John Mather Medal Award, Ontario Craft Council, 1994 & 2003 (awarded 2003)
  • Diplome d'honneur, Canadian Conference of the Arts, 2003


  • "Journey Through the Past – Keith Campbell", WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay (Traveling) 2011 to 2013 (Sudbury Art Gallery, Tom Thomson Art Gallery, Owen Sound, Art Gallery of Temiskaming, Haileybury, Thames Art Gallery, Chatham, Jonathon Bancroft Snell Gallery/Galerie, London, ON, (Catalogue)
  • Keith Campbell: The Turn of the Screw, Station Gallery, Whitby, ON, 2007
  • Keith Campbell: Northern Myth, WKP Kennedy Gallery, North Bay, ON Jan 2006
  • The Emerging Figure, White Water Gallery, North Bay, ON, 2001
  • Art in Public Places, North Bay Capitol Center, ON, 1998
  • The Flying Fat Lady Returns, Attic Gallery, Sudbury, ON, 1994
  • Works created for HRM Queen Elizabeth II's visit to North Bay 1997
  • Art in Public Places, Capitol Centre
  • Old Bronte Post Office Gallery, Oakville, ON, 1986
  • Art Gallery of Temiskaming, Haileybury, ON, 1985
  • Ontario Potters Association Gallery, Toronto, ON, 1982
  • Craft Gallery, Toronto, ON, 1981
  • White Water Gallery, North Bay, ON, 1978
  • Ontario Potters Association Gallery, Toronto, ON, 1977
  • Canadian Guild of Potters Gallery, Toronto, ON, 1976
  • Crafts Gallery, Toronto, ON, 1973
  • Leamington Art Gallery, Leamington, ON, 1971

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