Karen Fiorito is an award winning activist, artist and curator residing in Southern California. Her artwork has been exhibited internationally and featured in major publications such as Art in America, Hyperallergic, Art Forum and ArtNews and featured in such books as American Women Artists in Wartime, Paper Politics: Socially Engaged Printmaking Today and The Design of Dissent. Fiorito has received grants from Change, Inc., the Puffin Foundation, the Pollination Project, A Well Fed World and LUSH Cosmetics for her public art projects, including the billboard campaign ‘Got Drought?’ which toured from 2015 - 2021. She has curated of many art exhibitions, including Evolution/Revolution: The Interconnectedness of All Beings (2011), Indivisible: United We Stand, Divided We Fall (2020) and The Absent Referent (2022). Her prints are in the permanent collection of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the U.S. Forest Service, the Center for the Study of Political Graphics and Self Help Graphics. She holds a M.F.A. from Arizona State University and a B.F.A. from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and is the President of the Los Angeles Printmaking Society (LAPS). She is also a member of the California Society of Printmakers (CSP), the Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA) and a Board member at The Artists Gallery (TAG).