William Camargo (b.1989 Anaheim, CA)
Claremont Graduate University, Masters in Fine Art, 2020
California State University, Bachelors of Fine Arts, Creative Photography, 2014
Fullerton College, Associates in Photography, 2010
2017 We Fed Them Cactus, University of Wisconsin-Parkside Gallery, Kenosha, WI
Hispanic Heritage Month, Toman Public Library, Chicago
2015 Urban Education , USC’s Department of Education, Los Angeles.
2014 Photographs from the Happiest City on Earth, EXIT Gallery, Fullerton
Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 Message From the People, School of Visual Arts Project Space, New York(upcoming)
Efemira, Blue Roof Studios, South Los Angeles
Now Trending(Juried Exhibition), Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes
G.L.A.M.F.A 2019, Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach
2018 Nine Moments For Now, The Cooper Gallery for African and African American Art, Harvard
Duality, Mexican Cultural Center for Cinematic Arts, Los Angeles
Here Til’ Sunday, East Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont
The Strange Fields of This City, Chicago Artist Coalition, Chicago
Kinetic Energy, Zhou B Arts Center, Chicago
Intimate Encounters, Blanc Gallery, Chicago
2017 Standards Variance, Public Access(as La Mascara Collective), Chicago
Chicago Home Theater Festival, Albany Park, Chicago(Co-Produced with Yvette Mayorga aka La Mascara Collective)
The Subject Is Chicago: People, Places & Possibilities, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago
Good Bokeh, H Gallery+Studios, Ventura
Invisble: Contemporary Minds of the Progressive, SAC Arts, Santa Ana
Herencia,Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center Gallery, Indianapolis
Future Now/Futuro Ahora, Loisaida Center, New York
2016 Dia De Los Muertos,” Villarte, Chicago
Alternative Education, Artelitas, Chicago
Chicago Home Theater Festival, Chicago(as La MASCARA Collective)
2015 Explorations, DNJ Gallery, Santa Monica.
Active Ingredients, Artelitas, Chicago
2019 Teaching Artist Fellowship, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena
Friedman Award, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont Colleges
Summer Artist Residency, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
2018 Teaching Artist Summit, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago
National Association of Latino Arts and Culture, Leadership Institute, San Antonio
HATCH Projects Residency, Chicago Artist Coalition
Young Cultural Steward Fellowship, Lead Teaching Artist, Little Village
Project Art's Teaching Artist Residency, Chicago, IL
2017 ACRE Residency(Virginia Aberle Memorial Scholarship), Resident, Steuben, WI
2016 I.P.A, Best Portrait Photo
2015 I.P.A, Finalist, Best Documentary Photography
New York Times Portfolio Review, Participant, New York
2019 Barrio Symposium, Makara Arts Center, Santa Ana
Outsider vs Insider, University of San Diego, San Diego
2018 Art As Activism, Golden West College, Huntington Beach
National Museum of Mexican Art, Lead Teaching Artist( Solorio High School Academy), Chicago
National Museum of Mexican Art, Arts Integration Resident, Summit, IL
2017 Mexican/American Narratives, University of Wisconsin-Parkside, Wisconsin
The Road to Identity, Cal State Long Beach Chicana/o Department, Long Beach
Intersectionality Critique Exchange: Voices From Standing Rock, Gallery 400, Chicago
A.C.R.E, The Haunting of the In Between Space: Tracing Future Memories, alongside Ximena Ayon, Silvia Gonzalez, Amanda Cortez and Michael De Anda Muñiz, Chicago
2016 P.O.C Artist Space, The Evolution of Chicanx Art in Social/Political Times, In collaboration with Yvette Mayorga aka MASCARA Collective, Gallery 400
2018 Chris Reeves, "There Goes the Neighborhood: A Review of “The Strange Fields of This City” at the Chicago Artists Coalition, New City, 30 May 2018, web https://art.newcity.com/2018/05/30/there-goes-the-neighborhood-a-review-of-the-strange-fields-of-this-city-at-the-chicago-artists-coalition/
2017 Gonzalez, James Estrin and David. “Diversity in Photojournalism: 'Talk Is Cheap'.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 13 Sept. 2017, https://nyti.ms/2xZozlY
"Small." Museums Journal 2 (2017): n. pag. Print.
2016 "What Is Art?" Average Art Magazine . Print, UK
Martin, Brian. "La Lucha Por El Barrio: A Conversation with Latin@ Artists On gentrification." Gozamos. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Nov. 2016.
Zavala, Antonio. "Mexican Photographer Works on Book about Immigrants' Contributions to U.S." El Universal. N.p., n.d. Web. 25 Nov. 2016.
"William Camargo, Fotógrafo Y Orgullo Mexicano." Telemundo Chicago. Telemundo, n.d. Web.
2015 Alfaro, Lyanne. "Here's Why the City That Houses Disneyland Is Not 'The Happiest Place on Earth'" Business Insider. Business Insider, Inc, 08 Sept. 2015.
"William Camargo." Despite The Illusion. Despite The Illusion, n.d. Web.
Private and Public Collections
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
The Anhelo Project