Karl Jean Petion is a Haitian born multi media artist who lives and works in California. His work includes drawing, painting and video as well as experimentation in sound. He grew up in Port-au-Prince and after immigrating to America in 1983 he studied at the California Institute of the Arts to earn a MFA in 1993. His last project included Le Momo Sonic, an international art and music project started in Los Angeles in collaboration with Michael Esther. He currently teaches at a variety of schools including Otis College Of Art And Design.