Yehimi Cambrón is an artist, activist, and public speaker born in Michoacán, México and raised in Atlanta. Cambrón’s artwork focuses on celebrating the humanity and resilience of immigrants. Her series Family Portrait was displayed at Atlanta’s High Museum of Art.Cambrón was one of ten nationally-selected artists for Off the Wall: Atlanta’s Civil Rights and Social Justice Journey, a public art project leading up to Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. Her murals around Atlanta elevate social justice issues through the lenses of immigration narratives.In partnership with the City of Hapeville, Cambrón was awarded a National Endowment for the Arts grant to paint a community-responsive mural in 2020. Cambrón became the second artist selected to create a cover for the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s Book of Lists 2019-2020 with her piece ATL: The City of Street Art. In 2019, the Mexican Consulate in Atlanta selected Cambrón as the recipient of the “Distinguished Mexicans” award and silver medal from the Institute of Mexicans Abroad. In 2018 and 2019, the Georgia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce named Cambrón among the 50 Most Influential Latinos in Georgia. Her mural Monuments: Our Immigrant Mothers was selected Best Mural in Atlanta by the Creative Loafing critics in 2019.Cambrón’s work has been featured by Sports Illustrated, CNN, CNN en Español, USA Today, ESPN México, Univisión, Jezebel Magazine, and Atlanta Magazine, among many others.

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