Visual Arts

Keith "Scramble" Campbell likes his art the way he likes his music: live and on the road

"I'm really not known at all in the art tribe," says Keith "Scramble" Campbell. "I'm more known in the music tribe, and I take my art like a musician does: live and on the road." Often referred to as the "guy painting at Red Rocks," Campbell has done more than two hundred performance paintings at the world-famous venue that inspired him to move from Florida to Colorado in 2000. While Red Rocks is Campbell's favorite outdoor studio -- and we can hardly blame him for that! -- during his decades-long career the prolific artist has painted over 2,500 pieces at nearly 1,000 musical events across the country. His portfolio isn't limited to live masterpieces; it also includes commissions, charity fundraiser gigs and corporate events. And while you can find Campbell's work in collections across the nation, he steadfastly (and quite awesomely) prefers displaying his stuff in independent and public settings like local restaurants and coffeehouses.

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Jamie Siebrase is a Denver-based freelance writer, and author of the forthcoming Falcon Guide Hiking Wth Kids, Colorado: 52 Great Hikes for Families.
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