One of the most credible and influential in Los Angeles - the award winning Kii Arens, is a critical driver in the creation of modern pop culture. A contemporary American pop-artist, graphic designer, photographer, director, and musician. His personal work has been in art galleries all over the world. Kii credits Saturday mornings in the '70s spent watching Sid & Marty Krofft as some of his main inspirations. Never formally trained, this St. Paul native grew up with a fascination for album covers, vintage logos, and has created over 500 pieces for artists such as Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, Lady Gaga, Radiohead, Paul McCartney, Kacey Musgraves, Bernie Sanders, Beck, DEVO, Diana Ross, Lana Del Rey, The Doors, PIXIES, Glen Campbell, Tame Impala, The Replacements, Hollywood Bowl, Coachella, and Desert Trip, widely considered the most successful festival ever to take place.
His recently directed music video for Elton John was featured prominently on the 2020 Oscars, '(I'm Gonna) Love Me Again' has served well as the visual accompaniment for the heavily nominated and award-winning song. Other videos include DEVO, Queens of The Stone Age, PIXIES, Glen Campbell and more.