Jim Campbell, a contemporary artist who specializes in works featuring LED lights, has been a De Haro Street resident since 1987. Originally from Illinois, Campbell moved to California in the 1970s, and pursued an engineering career in Silicon Valley for 25 years. According to Campbell, his artistic career emerged during those years, but had its inception when he was a Massachusetts Institute of Technology engineering student. While at MIT Campbell pursued filmmaking and photography as "An outlet from the neuroticism of engineering."
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Jacob Bourne, The Potrero View, November 16, 2017