EDUCATION
2010 MFA Art Practice - Stanford University, CA, USA
2003 BFA Photography - San Francisco Art Institute, CA, USA
RESIDENCIES
2015-2016  Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA, USA   
2014           Recology Artist in Residence Program, San Francisco, CA, USA
2010-2011  Graduate Studio Fellow, Headlands Center for the Arts - Sausalito, CA, USA
2008           Cité Internationale des Arts - Paris, France
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017 Shopping Carts, SFO Museum, San Francisco International Airport, CA
2016 Once Upon a Time, Thacher Gallery, University of San Francisco, CA 
2016 All Ways Lead to the Mill, Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland, CA
2016 Present Tense, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
2015 Darrin, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA
2014 Portraits, Recology San Francisco, CA
2008 Les photographies de Jamil Hellu, Les Mots à la Bouche, Paris, France
2008 Vos souvenirs, Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris France
2007 Unfinished Meanings in Time of War Clouds, Project Gallery 52, San Francisco, CA
TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2016 David King & Jamil Hellu, Jon Stevenson Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2011 Between You and Me, JayJay Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2011 People we know, Center for Sex and Culture, San Francisco, CA
SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2018 The Third Muslim, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA (upcoming)
2017 Campions, Jonathan Hopson Gallery, Houston, TX
2017 The Yud Video Project, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
2017 Can We Design Freedom?, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
2017 Detritus, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
2017 Where We Find Ourselves, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2017 Where We Find Ourselves, Penn State Abington Art Gallery, Abington, PA
2017 Magic Word Mother Tongue, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA
2017 Justice for All?, Euphrat Museum of Art, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
2017 Art: Kala 2017, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
2016 Recology's Photography and Video Retrospective, 
SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
2016 Collections, Rayko Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2016 Architecture and the City, American Institute of Architecture (AIASF), San Francisco, CA
2016 Appro-propagation: Kala Fellows, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
2016 Zones of Representation, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
2016 From Me to You, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
2016 Climate Change, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA
2015 The Artists' Annual, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
2015 Trashed and Treasured, Napa Valley Museum, Napa, CA
2015 Armados de Impaciencia, LANAU Espacio Creativo, Madrid, Spain
2015 The Rights of Summer, Ripe Art Gallery, Huntington, NY
2015 The Kinsey Institute Art Show, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Bloomington, IN
2015 June Art Month, Innovation Hanger, Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
2015 Make Art, Not Landfill, Thoreau Center for Sustainability, San Francisco, CA
2015 Performing Mythologies, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO
2015 Quoting Ourselves, SFSU Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2015 Art at the Dump, San Francisco Federal Building, San Francisco, CA
2015 The Art of Recology, Voila Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2015 Parts of the Whole, Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA
2014 More Than One Way, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2014 30th Anniversary, Artists’ Television Access, San Francisco, CA
2014 Last Photograph, Unbox Festival, New Delhi, India
2014 Knight Finalists, Anne & Mark’s Art Party, San Jose, CA
2014 Aperture Summer Open, Aperture Foundation, New York, NY
2014 New Orleans Culture Photography Exhibition, Moscow House of Photography, Russia
2014 Long Shot, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
2014 Art & Digital Media, Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA
2013 This Will Never Work, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2013 It’s a Thin Line Between Love & Hate, United Photo Industries, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Take Me Away, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA
2013 Cover to Cover: Survey of members' books, SF Camerawork, SF, CA
2013 Image and Identity, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
2013 Faculty Art Show, Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA
2013 Long Shot, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
2012 Equivalents, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
2012 Portrait: Mirror Mirror, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
2011 Kiss: New Sincerity & New Romanticism in Art, Clara M Eagle Gallery, Murray, KY
2011 Faculty Art Show, Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA
2011 Long Shot, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
2011 Graduate Fellows Exhibition, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2011 Sincerely Yours, Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA
2010 Roll Call, 2010 Members’ Exhibition, SF Camerawork, SF, CA
2010 Chronotopia, Lineage: Matchmaking in the Archives, SOMArts, SF, CA
2010 Square Root, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Thomas Welton Gallery, Stanford, CA
2010 Select Gender, Farmani Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Co-Existing and Co-Laborating, Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX
2009 Passive/Aggressive, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
2009 Co-Existing and Co-Laborating, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH
2009 Ersatz Group Exhibition, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
2009 Men and the Domestic Interior, Transformer Gallery, Washington DC
2009 Sweet and Matchless, PLAySPACE Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009 Very Close to Far Away, Thomas Welton Gallery, Stanford, CA
2008 Brazil, Hotel des Arts, San Francisco, CA
2008 National Juried Exhibition, Toledo Friends of Photography, Toledo, OH
2005 Advancing Digitalization, DirtPress, San Francisco, CA
2004 Now in Projections, Project Gallery 52, San Francisco, CA
2002 Street Pictures, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2001 Light Box, Dian Gallery, Oakland, CA
2001 September 11, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA
2000 Faces, Cabrillo College Art Gallery, Aptos, CA
1999 The Voice, Cabrillo College Art Gallery, Aptos, CA
1998 Spring Art Show, Cabrillo College Art Gallery, Aptos, CA
AWARDS / ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
2016 Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Fellowship (Freedom Cohort)
2016 Endeavor Foundation for the Arts Grant
2016 Creating Queer Communities Grant
2015 Kala Institute Fellowship Award
2015 Vevey International Photo Award Shortlist 
2014 Knight Foundation Grant
2014 MACLA/Movimiento de Arte y Cultura Latino Americana Grant
2010 Headlands Graduate Fellowship, Headlands Center for the Arts 
2010 Suzanne Baruch Lewis MFA Grant, Stanford University
2009 The Markowski-Leach Scholarships
2008 The Markowski-Leach Scholarships
2004 Public Industry Council Scholarship, Bay Area Video Coalition
2000 Community College Scholarship for the Arts, San Francisco Art Institute
2000 English as a Second Language Scholarship, Cabrillo College
1999 English as a Second Language Scholarship, Cabrillo College
1999 Spring Show Award, Cabrillo College
1999 Cabrillo College Photojournalism Contest Award
1999 Photographer’s Forum 19th Annual Photography Contest, Honorable Mention