Michelle Campos Castillo

Artist in Residence
2023 SuperTrain Artist in Residence
Work by Michelle Campos in a gallery, featuring two white walls with murals painted. The murals are laid out like comic panels, detailing Michelle's experience in the aftermath of an earthquake in Salvador.

Michelle Campos Castillo is a Salvadoran visual artist living in Edmonton. She has been the recipient of several public art commissions from the City of Edmonton, including Platanos, a set of three sculptures on permanent display at Belvedere Transit Centre, and is finalizing artwork for the LRT Valley Line in the west end of the city. Her most recent exhibits are a solo show, Terremoto, presented in the summer of 2022 at grunt gallery in Vancouver, BC and as part of Imborrable at the National Gallery in San Salvador, El Salvador. She is currently working on a graphic memoir titled Colonia, based on her life in El Salvador during the country’s civil war.

A headshot of Michelle Campos Castillo where she is standing on a rooftop, wearing a pink shirt and black overalls, sporting short dark brown hair. She is laughing and holding up her left fist.

Michelle Campos Castillo will be working with Roger Garcia and creating work for the SuperTrain Residency, an initiative in partnership with the Edmonton Arts Council and Pattison Outdoor Advertising.