Jamil Hellu, Lecturer Spring 2016

jamiJamil Hellu is a visual artist working primarily with photography and video installations. His work revolves largely around representations of identity, particularly engaged in exploring interpretations of gender and sexuality. He holds his BFA degree in photography from the San Francisco Art Institute (2003) and his MFA in art practice from Stanford University (2010). Hellu was awarded the 2015-2016 Kala Art Institute Fellowship in Berkeley. He was selected for the Artist-in-Residence Program at Recology San Francisco in 2014, becoming part of Recology’s selection committee as an advisory board member. Hellu received the MFA Graduate Fellowship Award at Headlands Center for the Arts for 2010–2011. He was granted a six-month residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris in 2008. www.jamilhellu.net