Karen Fiorito is a vegan artist and activist residing in California. Fiorito received her M.F.A. in Printmaking from Arizona State University and her B.F.A. in Printmaking from the University of the Arts in Pennsylvania. 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 Book of Alternative Photographic Processes. She received a Change, Inc. Grant from Robert Rauchenberg, a Puffin Foundation Grant, a Pollination Project Grant, A Well Fed World Grant and a LUSH Charity Pot Grant for her public art projects. Her current public billboard project, ‘Got Drought?’ has been touring the U.S. since 2015. Additionally, she is also noted for her controversial ‘Trumpocalypse’ Billboard in downtown Phoenix (2017) which gained international media attention. More of her work can be seen at karenfiorito.me
On 8/15/19, Netanyahu banned Representatives Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting Israel and the Palestinian territories. Images projected on projected on the Federal Building in San Francisco, California, and the Alameda Theatre in Alameda, California.