b. Los Angeles, CA


2014     Lesley University College of Art and Design, MFA, Lesley University


Selected Exhibitions


2020      Watch Your Step, Hote Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

2017      Remote Wilderness, Black Faun Gallery, Eureka, CA


2022      Saltfish, New Image Art Gallery, curated SWIM Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2022      Rostro, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2022      The Last Notice Show, Seasons LA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2022      Artistas Para Siempre, Plaza de La Raza, Los Angeles, CA

2021      Phases, Dear Artists, curated by Jean Isamu Nagai, online

2020      High Beams, Bendix Building, Los Angeles, CA

2020      Hot Paper, GIFC (Got It For Cheap), Online Project

2020      LOIMBY,  Other Places Art Fair, Angel’s Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA

2019      35 X 35 Self & Identity, CCCM, Los Angeles, CA

2019      Therefore I Am, OCCA, curated by Meghan Doherty Assistant Curator of LACMA,        

              Santa Ana, CA

2019      ARTistas, Moon Gallery, Berry College, GA

2019      Flagship Heritage, Vandernoot Gallery, Cambridge, MA

2019      Bemis Art Auction Exhibition, Omaha, NE

2018      Saunter Trek Escort Parade (S.T.E.P.), Queens Museum & Flux Factory, Queens &    

             Brooklyn, NY

2018      Tracing Boundaries, Slide Room Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2018      Enclosed Beds, Public Installation, Justice LA, Los Angeles, CA

2017      (dis)placement project, Jacaranda, Rio de Janeiro,  BR

2017      REIMAGINE: The Art Behind Upcycling, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

2017      (dis)placement project, Ugly Duck, London, UK

2016      Night Light Multimedia Garden: Breaking the Code, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA

2016      Blue Marble, SLOMA, San Luis Obispo, CA

2016      Left Coast Annual Juried Exhibition, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA

2016     Grayscale Wonderland II, bG Gallery Bergamot Station, Los Angeles, CA

2016     Family Portraits, Richmond Art Center, Oakland, CA

2015     Reclassified, Warehouse XI, Boston, MA

2015     Labeled: Uprooting Social Identities, First Street Gallery, Eureka, CA

2014     No. 20 Group Exhibit, The Vandernoot Gallery at University Hall, Cambridge, MA


Selected Awards & Residencies

2020     Public Art Commission, Destination Pico/ LA Commons, Los Angeles, CA

2020     Emergency Fund for Visual Artists, West Collection, Oaks, PA

2020      ArtMaze Magazine, Winter Edition Issue 16, Curated by Soctt Ogden Shrine Gallery

2018      Reinventing Maskmaking Workshop, CSUF Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA

2018      Artist in Residence, Collaborative Crear Studio, CSUF Grand Central Art Center,  Santa Ana, CA

2018      Artist in Residence Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA

2017      Artist in Residence, Signal Fire, Portland, OR

2017      Artist in Residence, with Artist Grant, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2017      Average Art Magazine, February Edition no. 7, averageart.co.uk

2016      Artslant 8th 2016 Artslant Prize Showcase Competition 

2016      Studio Visit Magazine, Winter Edition, studiovisitmagazine.com

2016      Juror’s Award of Merit, Left Coast Annual, Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA

2015      Artist in Residence, Joya: arte+ecologia, Almeria, Spain

2012      Merit Scholarship, Lesley University College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

2009      President Purchase Award, Humboldt State University, Arcata, CA


Bibliography & Press

2020    Young Space Interview, yngspc.com/artists/2020/02/andrea-castillo/ (February)

2019   VoyageLA Magazine, Interview Inspiring Stories 

2018   Los Angeles Times “Santa Ana Sites spotlights immigration stories in ‘Cancion del Inmigrante’ a multimedia opera” by Richard Chang (May 03)

2017   Los Angeles Times L.A. Now “Coalition merges art and activism for holiday message about mass incarceration” by Michael Livingston (December)

2017     PIPA   “Multiple Possibilities of Displacement in New Group Show in Rio De Janeiro” http://www.pipaprize.com  (July)  

2017    Artwaves, Artist Interview, Wendy Butler KHSU, Arcata, CA

2017    Artist Talk, Black Faun Gallery, Eureka, CA

2017    Under the Radar, Artslant Pick (April)

2016    “The Latest Art Exhibitions From Santa Monica, Vencie, & Culver City”, Westsidetoday.com, by             Jennifer Eden. (February)

2015    Artist Talk, Joya arte+ecologia, Artist in Residence, Almeria, Spain, November 

2015.    Artist Talk, Trindad Branch Library, Trinidad, Ca, June

2014     Lesley University MFA in Visual Arts Graduate Thesis Artist Talk. Boston, MA. June

2014     Big Red and Shiny, “Go and See” BR&S (June)