2010 MFA Art Practice, Stanford University
2003 BFA Photography, San Francisco Art Institute

2024          Radio28 Creative Studio, Mexico City (upcoming)
                  Montalvo Arts Center, CA (upcoming)
2023          The Space Program, San Francisco, US
2022          Cow House Studios, Ireland
2015-2016  Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, US   
2014           Recology Artist-in-Residence Program, San Francisco, US
2010-2011  Headlands Center for the Arts, US
2008          Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France

2024 Harold J. Miossi Gallery, San Luis Obispo, CA (upcoming)
2023 Rebecca Camacho Presents, San Francisco, CA 
2021 Hues, The Armory Show, Rebecca Camacho Presents, New York, NY
2020 Jamil Hellu: Together, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
2018 Hues, Facebook Artist-in-Residence Program, San Francisco, CA
2017 Jamil Hellu: Shopping Carts, 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, SF, CA

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

2023 Dismantling Monoliths Exhibition, San Francisco Camerawork, CA
CULT Turns
10, CULT Aimee Friberg Exhibition, San Francisco, CA
Reclaimed: The Art of Recology, Irving Archives and Museum, Irving, TX
FOG Design+Art, Rebecca Camacho Presents, San Francisco, CA
We Are Stardust, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA
Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
Full Figure, Cantor Arts Center, Stanford, CA
NADA Miami, Rebecca Camacho Presents, FL
Reclaimed: The Art of Recology, Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, WI
The Hornik Collection: Some Dogs, Four One Nine Studio, San Francisco, CA
Looking Back, Moving Forward, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver CO
Have You Seen Me, San Francisco State University Fine Arts Gallery, CA
FOG Design+Art, Rebecca Camacho Presents, San Francisco, CA

Gaze Interrupted, CULT Bureau, Oakland CA
Hope is a Discipline, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA
A Library of Forms, Robert F. Agrella Gallery, Santa Rosa Junior College, CA
Witness, The Neon Heater Art Gallery, Findlay, OH
Witness, School of Art Landmark Gallery, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
Queer-y-ing the Arab: The Canary in the Freedom Mine, Apexart, New York, NY
Reclaimed: The Art of Recology, Bedford Gallery, Lesher Center for Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
Invocation Democracy, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA
The American Dream, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
Home/Body, Contemporary Art of the Middle East, Mills College, Oakland, CA
The Queer Archive Festival, Romantso Gallery, Athens, Greece
Sense of Self, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA
Recology Artist-in-Residence Program’s 30th Anniversary, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
The Tallest Part of the Arch, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Picturing Identity, Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA

Bay Area Now 8, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Reorienting the Imaginaries, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA
Mark for Redaction, Flux Factory, New York, NY
Intersection of Gazes, Euqinom Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Queer Voices, LH Horton Jr Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA
Trove: Selections from Recology, San Marco Gallery, Dominican College, San Rafael, CA
Academic Practice: Bay Area Photography Now, Coulter Art Gallery, Stanford University, CA
The Tipping Point, Corden Potts Gallery, San Francisco, CA
A History of Violence, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA
The Third Muslim, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

The Yud Video Project, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA
Campions, Jonathan Hopson Gallery, Houston, TX
Where We Find Ourselves, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
Where We Find Ourselves, Penn State Abington Art Gallery, Abington, PA
Can We Design Freedom?, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Magic Word Mother Tongue, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA
Kala 2017, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Justice for All?, Euphrat Museum of Art, De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
Detritus, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA

Recology's Photography and Video Retrospective, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
Collections, Rayko Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Architecture and the City, American Institute of Architecture, San Francisco, CA
Appro-propagation: Kala Fellows, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Zones of Representation, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
Climate Change, Art Works Downtown, San Rafael, CA
From Me to You, Pro Arts Gallery, Oakland, CA

Armados de Impaciencia, LANAU Espacio Creativo, Madrid, Spain
The Kinsey Institute Art Show, Grunwald Gallery of Art, Bloomington, IN
Performing Mythologies, Colorado Photographic Arts Center, Denver, CO
The Rights of Summer, Ripe Art Gallery, Huntington, NY
June Art Month, Innovation Hanger, Palace of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
Make Art, Not Landfill, Thoreau Center for Sustainability, San Francisco, CA
Quoting Ourselves, SFSU Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Artists' Annual, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Parts of the Whole, Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA
Art at the Dump, San Francisco Federal Building, San Francisco, CA
The Art of Recology, Voila Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Trashed and Treasured, Napa Valley Museum, Napa, CA

More Than One Way, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Aperture Summer Open, Aperture Foundation, New York, NY
30th Anniversary, Artists’ Television Access, San Francisco, CA
Last Photograph, Unbox Festival, New Delhi, India
Knight Finalists, Anne & Mark’s Art Party, San Jose, CA
Long Shot 2014, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
New Orleans Culture Photography Exhibition, Moscow House of Photography, Russia

It’s a Thin Line Between Love & Hate, United Photo Industries, Brooklyn, NY
Take Me Away, San Francisco Arts Commission, San Francisco, CA
Cover to Cover: Survey of members' books, SF Camerawork, SF, CA
Image and Identity, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR
Faculty Art Show, Diablo Valley College Art Gallery, Pleasant Hill, CA
Long Shot 2013, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
This Will Never Work, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

Equivalents, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
Portrait: Mirror Mirror, Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR

Kiss: New Sincerity & New Romanticism in Art, Clara M Eagle Gallery, Murray, KY
Graduate Fellows Exhibition, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
Long Shot 2011, Photographic Center Northwest, Seattle, WA
Sincerely Yours, Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA

Select Gender, Farmani Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Co-Existing and Co-Laborating, Aurora Picture Show, Houston, TX
Roll Call, SF Camerawork, SF, CA
Chronotopia, Lineage: Matchmaking in the Archives, SOMArts, SF, CA
Square Root, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Thomas Welton Gallery, Stanford, CA

Men and the Domestic Interior, Transformer Gallery, Washington DC
Co-Existing and Co-Laborating, SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH
Passive/Aggressive, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA
Ersatz, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
Sweet and Matchless, PLAySPACE Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Very Close to Far Away, Thomas Welton Gallery, Stanford, CA

Brazil, Hotel des Arts, San Francisco, CA
National Juried Exhibition, Toledo Friends of Photography, Toledo, OH

2020  Art for Essential Workers, 100 Days of Action, Sutter Health, San Francisco, CA
2018  Facebook Headquarters, Artist-in-Residence Program, San Francisco, CA
2023           Lucas Artists Residency Program Fellowship, Montalvo Arts Center
2020           Community Arts Grant, Zellerbach Family Foundation
2019            Individual Artist Grant, San Francisco Arts Commission
2018            Eureka Fellowship Award, Fleishhacker Foundation
2018            Salon 2018 Publication Fellowship Award, Peripheral Vision Press
2016-2017   Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Fellowship: Freedom Cohort
2016            Endeavor Foundation for the Arts Grant
2015-2016   San Francisco Queer Cultural Center 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
2011             San Francisco Artist Award Nomination, Frey Norris Gallery 
2010            Headlands Center for the Arts Graduate Fellowship Award
2010            Suzanne Baruch Lewis MFA Grant, Stanford University
2008-2010  The Markowski-Leach Scholarship Award
2004           Public Industry Council Scholarship, Bay Area Video Coalition
2000-2003 Scholarship for the Arts Award, San Francisco Art Institute
1998-2000  English as a Second Language Scholarship , Cabrillo College
1999            Spring Show Award, Cabrillo College
1999            Photojournalism Contest Award, Cabrillo College
1999            Photographer’s Forum 19th Annual Contest, Honorable Mention

2023/Present   SF Camerawork Board of Directors
2014/Present   Recology's Artist-in-Residence Program, Advisory Board Member
2023                Center for Photographic Art, Artist Grants, Juror
2017-2021        Aggregate Space Gallery, Advisory Board Member
2021                Queer Intersections, Recology AIR, Panelist
2021                Queer-y-ing the Arab Queerness, Apexart in partnership with ArteEast, Panelist
2018                Sustainable Art Practices, stARTup Art Fair, Panelist
2017                Headlands Center for the Arts: Artist-in-Residence Program, Juror
2017                Kala Fellowship Award, Juror
2017                San Francisco Art Institute Public Education Exhibition, Juror
2017                De Anza College Annual Student Show, Juror
2017                Thinking FWD: The 18th Thacher Art + Architecture Annual, Juror
2017                Artist in Residencies, stARTup Art Fair, Panelist
2016                Headlands Center for the Arts: Graduate Fellow & Affiliate Artist programs, Juror