Camilo Villa


Camilo Villa is a Colombian artist and poet based in Oakland, California. He has performed in venues, such as The Queer Open Mic, Donde esta mí gente, Radar Reading Series, and KQED. Camilo holds a Fine Arts Degree with a minor in Social Action & Public Forms from the California College of the Arts. Some of his published work can be found in the culture and commentary magazine The Field Between.

Artist Statement

Camilo is a queer Colombian artist who utilizes his creative practice as a visibility platform. He is committed to unveil oppressive systems and recreate alternative systems in collaboration with other communities. His love for craft and performance intersect in order to create symbolic narratives that encourage conversation about the role of art within social justice.

Selected Work

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