Biography

Leo Carmona is a Seattle-based photographer and creative consultant. Influenced by his experience as a Oaxaqueño/Mexican immigrant, Leo is interested in creating and directing artistic work that explores the beauty, complexities and realities of communities, cultures and people, in both personal and commissioned projects. 

Leo studied Psychology and Latin American Studies at the University of Washington, Seattle. He is currently based in the greater Seattle area and is available for commission work across the US.

Education

  • University of Washington, Psychology, Latin American Studies, 2016

  • Blanket Fort Films, Motion Picture Program, Cinematography, 2019

Professional

  • Communications Associate, Casa Latina, April 2019 - Current

  • City of Seattle, Outreach Consultant, June 2018 - Dec 2018

  • Colectiva Legal, Community Outreach, Sept 2017 - June 2018

Exhibits

  • Undocujoy, Galleria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA, 2018

  • We Didn’t Arrive Alone, Oakland, CA, 2018

  • Home, A Counterbalance, Seattle, WA, 2019

  • Latinx Indigenous, Seattle, WA, 2019

Filmmaking

  • The Token, Short Film, Director, 2019

    • Aperture Showcase, 2019

    • Local Sightings Film Festival, 2019

Clients 

  • Microsoft

  • Seattle Public Library

  • Rebels & Scholars

  • Somos Seattle

  • Consulate of Mexico

  • Pratt’s Fine Art Center

  • Movimiento Afrolatino Seattle

  • Brown Badass Bonita