Camilo Ramirez was born in Santa Monica, California and raised in Bogota, Colombia as well as various cities throughout California, Texas and in Miami, Florida. He holds a B.F.A. in Photography from Florida International University and an M.F.A. in Photography from the Massachusetts College of Art and Design. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally and is currently on view at the Danforth Museum, the Yeiser Art Center and the Buddy Holly Center, the Houston Center for Photography and SF Camerawork.
He was awarded a Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship Grant in 2009 and an Emerson Faculty Advancement Fund Grant in 2014. This year he was awarded an Emerson Consumer Awareness Project Grant, a ArtWorcester Biennial Juror'ÂÂs Prize, a Review Santa Fe 100 invitation and is the winner of the BOAAT Press Photography Competition. His work has been featured in The Boston Globe, the latest issue of Aint-Bad Magazine and in an upcoming limited edition monograph to be published by BOAAT Press in 2015. Camilo currently lives and works in Boston, MA where he serves as SPE Northeast Regional Vice-Chair and Assistant Professor of Photography at Emerson College.