Kevin Claiborne (b. 1989, Washington, D.C.) is a multidisciplinary conceptual artist currently living and working in New York whose work examines and questions intersections of identity, social justice, & mental health particularly within the Black American experience. He is a graduate of the historically Black college North Carolina Central University (2012) and Syracuse University (2016) and currently an MFA Visual Arts Candidate at Columbia University (2021).


Recent Exhibitions

Sisyphean Justice

Friday, January 18th - Friday, March 1st @ The Arts Fund, 205 Santa Barbara St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 - Gallery open Thu. to Sun 12PM to 5PM or Mon. - Wed. by appointment only.

Press & Reviews

Santa Barbara Independent (Review), ‘Sisyphean Justice’ at the Arts Fund: Woke Show Features Artists of Color from Santa Barbara

Montecito Journal (Review), Kevin Claiborne Curates Sisyphean Justice Exhibit at Arts Fund (pages 24-25)

Santa Barbara News Press (Review), Art About Social Borders and Boulders

KCRW, The 805 Radio (Interview), ‘Sisyphean Justice’ at the Santa Barbara Arts Fund

Elizabeth Stewart Arts & Antiques Radio (Interview), Sisyphean Justice exhibit at The Arts Fund

A Prescription for Double Consciousness - Film Photography and Mixed Media Art Installation