Camilo Villa

Camilo Villa, MA


Camilo Villa (he, they) is an educator, consultant, and interdisciplinary artist. They received their master's degree in education for Equity & Social Justice from San Francisco State University. Villa has taught classes at the master’s and high school level at SF State and at the elementary level at the San Francisco Friends School. They have also worked as an educational consultant providing tools and training for schools, families, and organizations to be LGBTQ+ and Gender Inclusive. 

His art practice and educational research addressees the liberation of Queer Latinx communities, the violent erasure of social leaders in their home country Colombia, and the journey of Latin American migrants crossing the US-Mexico Border. 

In his teaching practice, Camilo builds intersectional spaces for learning by incorporating culturally and queerly responsive pedagogical frameworks. Most recently, he published his master’s thesis titled Teaching Gender Inclusive Spanish: Advancing Pedagogy Towards Gender Equity on ProQuest. Their artwork has been exhibited at Senator Scott Wiener’s Office as part of the We Belong-Pertenecemos exhibit and at the SFMOMA Artists Gallery as part of the Hispanic Heritage exhibit. Their work has been featured in magazines, such as Bay Area ReporterVoyage LA , NEWAGE, and