Working in sculpture, oil paint, and pastel on paper, Campbell depicts human actions within grid-like urban landscapes.
Campbell began his artistic studies in England at the Camden Art Centre, London. Campbell received a B.A. in painting, sculpture and etching at the Camberwell School of Art in London.

After working on sets, and special effects for theatre and television in England and Denmark, he returned to Canada in 1982.

His works are in public, corporate and private collections in Canada, the United States, Italy, Denmark and England.