Charles Papillo

b. 1986, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Lives & works in Los Angeles, CA, U.S.A.


2008:  BFA, Fine Arts, Parsons the New School for Design. New York, NY

2006:  Hellenic International Studies in the Arts (MassArt). Paros, Paroikia, Greece


2013:  YBCA Community Engagement Program Semi-Finalist

2013:  SF Weekly 2013 Mastermind: Ten Future Bay Area Art Icons

2012:  The Julia & David White Artists' Colony, Ciudad Colon, Costa Rica.

2009:  Can Serrat, El Bruc, Spain

2009:  Visual Artist's Support Stipend, Can Serrat, Spain

2009:  El Instituto Rural de Arte, Alcala del Jucar, Albacete, Spain

2009:  Consorcio III Milenio Scholarship, el Instituto Rural de Arte hoz del Jucar, Spain

2008:  Greenwich House Pottery Scholarship

2005-2008:  BFA Scholarship

2005-2008:  BFA Dean's Scholarship




2013:  Grocery List, 18 Reasons, San Francisco, CA

2010:  Things You Wanted to Make Real, The JDK Gallery, Burlington, VT

2010:  Recent Drawing, Ensoma, San Francisco, CA

2009:  Shared Stories, Bella Donna, Middlebury Arts Walk, Middlebury, VT

2006:  sitting with other people, Sensei Gallery: Sensei Lab Series, New York, NY




2017: HAND pop-up, HILDE Gallery at Witness Apartment, New York, NY

2017: Dear Syria: A White Helmets Benefit & Art Auction, curated by HILDE Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016: SEABA Art Hop 2016, site-specific installation, Burlington, VT

2016: Showcase at Homestead Apothecary, Oakland, CA

2016:  West Coast Craft, Fort Mason , San Francisco, CA

2016:  Showcase at Voyager LA, Voyager Shop, Los Angeles, CA

2015:  Voyager Holiday Bazaar, Revolver, San Francisco, CA

2015:  West Coast Craft, Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA

2015:  Urban Air Market: Lower Haight,  San Francisco, CA

2014:  From Dolce Vita to the Great Beauty, Artea Creativity Lab, Rome, Italy

2014:  1st Nordic International Mail Art Biennale, Wizard Institution of Contemporary Arts, Oslo, Norway

2013:  An Evening at OAKFOLK, San Francisco, CA

2013:  Dan Eldon Mail Art, Dan Eldon Center for Creative Activists, Malibu, CA 

2013:  Crest of the Strawberry Moon, Gospel Flat Farm, Bolinas, CA

2013:  Third Annual Emerging Artist Exhibit, Driftwood Salon, San Francisco, CA

2013:  Playground - Art Inspired By Childhood, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA

2013:  SF Weekly's 6th Annual Artopia, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

2012:  O Fim, Galeria Santo Antonio, Rio de Janiero, Brasil

2012:  Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, 2012 Juried Exhibition, 5 Claude Lane Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012:  Dog Days, Gitana Rosa Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2012:  Uncensored: Queer Art and the Church, The Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY

2011:  Works on Paper, Ensoma, San Francisco, CA

2011:  A Visual Feast: The Food Art Show, The SPACE Gallery, Burlington, VT

2010:  Boogie Birds, Air Castle Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009:  Circus!, Studio Place Arts, Barre, VT

2009:  10 Metros de Arte, Mås los 4 Hijos de Luz, Castillo Alcala del Jucar, Albacete, Spain

2008:  Antioxidant Video Salon, Northeast Kingdom, Brooklyn, NY

2008:  Senior Thesis Show, Gallery MC, New York, NY

2008:  The Drawing Exchange, 5th Floor Gallery, Parsons the New School for Design, NY

2007: Where We Left Off; 5th  Floor Gallery, Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY

2007:  I'll Show You Mine..., 5th Floor Gallery Parsons the New School for Design, New York, NY

2005:  6 Degrees of Separation, E-1 Studio Collective, Burlington, VT

2004:  Group Show, Firehouse Gallery, Firehouse Center for the Visual Arts; Burlington, VT

2004:  Creative Re-Use Showcase, Frog Hollow Gallery, Burlington, VT