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Celestina Billington

Celestina Cardona Billington is a female Latinx artist, activist and director whose work emphasizes community and social justice principles.

Celestina Cardona-Billington is an artist and creative professional specializing in performance and public art. Her work is multidisciplinary and eschews easy identification, though she has most often been credited as a director, producer, writer and actress. Currently she serves as a founding member of OURNA Production, a creative group focusing on film, music and zoom theater. Her work has displayed at theaters and in galleries around the world. Cardona-Billington has been featured in and collaborated on projects that have appeared at: La Mama Experimental Theater Club, Museo de Arte Moderno, CICA museum, the DiverseWorks galleries, The Blaffer, Houston Art Car Museum, The MATCH Theater, The Alley Theater, Experimental Action Festival, Counter Current Festival, Gallery Petite and Houston Zine Fest. Her writing has been published in editions of The Indypendent, FreePressHouston, The Menial, the Alethea and more. Cardona-Billington's practice has been recognized by multiple grants, awards and scholarships. Awarding institutions include: The National Endowment of the Arts, The Corporation for National and Community Service, The City of Houston, Houston Arts Alliance, and The Idea Fund. She holds a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Houston.