portrait of Arturo Camacho

Arturo Camacho

Arturo Camacho (José Arturo Camacho Quiroz) was born and lived the majority of his early life in Mexico State, Mexico. He left home for the U.S. at the age of 19, abandoning a pursuit for an engineering degree. Subsequently earned a BFA in Intermedia and a minor in Photography from Endicott College in Beverly, Massachusetts.

After graduating Arturo remained in the United States, struggled in work as a visual artist. His nomadic lifestyle in combination with his decision to stay in the United States further shaped Arturo’s search for a sense of belonging, this search led him to find shelter in collecting and cataloging popular culture.


Atari VCS demo station from The Archive, traveling museum/ installation, 2019

Born from Redundancy, video game cartridge and Gun-con, 2019

Untitled, from Common Fears Series, digital photography, 2019

Bestseller, electronics and repurposed materials, 2019