Campbell, born in New Zealand in 1971, attended a Bachelor in Fine Arts from Canterbury University in 1992 and a Master from the University of Auckland in 1999. She is an interdisciplinary artist working in sculpture, photography, film and video installation. Her recent work utilizes anachronistic photographic techniques to examine the collision of natural and cultural systems. The University Collection holds three of her artworks. She is currently a lecturer at Elam School of Fine Arts.