Jamil Hellu is a visual artist based in San Francisco. Hellu holds his BFA degree in photography from the San Francisco Art Institute and his MFA in art practice from Stanford University. He was awarded the 2015-2016 Kala Art Institute Fellowship in Berkeley and was selected for the Artist-in-Residence Program at Recology San Francisco in 2014. Hellu received the MFA Graduate Fellowship Award at Headlands Center for the Arts for 2010–2011. He was granted a six-month residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris in 2008.