Pia Camil is active/lives in Rhode Island / Mexico. Pia Camil is known for urban decay themed found object artwork.
Biography Pia Camil
Using a mixture of found and manufactured items, Pia Camil’s work reflects on the urban decay that proliferates throughout her native Mexico City, where the Rhode Island School of Design graduate lives and works.
Having shown internationally since 2001, Camil had a breakthrough moment in the summer of 2014 with a solo exhibition at Blum & Poe in Los Angeles, which was informed by the abandoned billboards that populate Mexico’s highways. Bright and subversive, the show left a lasting impression.
This past spring, Camil grabbed headlines at Frieze New York by handing out 800 free ponchos patched together from factory leftovers as part of Frieze Projects.
“Camil has been creating an impressive body of work for many y
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