Andrea Castillo is a native of Los Angeles, California, who works in a variety of disciplines that include painting, installation, and video. She received her MFA from Lesley University College of Art and Design. She is the recipent of the merit scholarship at Lesley University. Castillo's work has been shown throughout California, as well as Boston, and London. She has been the recipient as artist in residence for Vermont Studio Center and Joya arte+ecologia in Spain.