Kio Griffith

Portrait of Kio Griffith, wearing black shirt against grey background
Graphic Designer


Kio Griffith is an interdisciplinary artist, independent curator, educator, and arts writer living and working in Santa Monica, California. He has exhibited internationally in the U.K., Japan, Germany, Croatia, China, Hong Kong, Korea, Turkey, Belgium, Finland, Sweden, Norway, Mexico, Colombia, Brazil, and the U.S. Most notably are the 2016 Aichi Triennale in Nagoya, Japan, the 2017 Emerging Curator Awards at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions), and exhibiting artist at Tokyo Arts And Space, Open Site 2018. He has lectured at the University of California Santa Barbara, Art Center College of Design and is visiting professor at Tama Art University in Tokyo, Japan. Griffith’s works are­­­ in private and museum collections, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.