About the Artist

image of the artist. She is facing the camera wearing a green dress.

Image by Helen Korpak

Gladys Camilo is a Chicana/ Mexican-American contemporary painter and textile artist
working in Helsinki. Growing up in both—U.S.A. and Mexico—has shaped the ways in which
she understands herself and how she interacts with her environment. Oscillating between
different planes of existence has influenced her interest in the ecologies of identity
and trauma, which play a large role in her artistic practice.