Art Clay is an artist and collaborator who was born in New York and twitters between his life in Basel and world presence working between the borders of the arts, the sciences, and society. As an artist, he has been awarded prizes for performance art , media art, design, music theater, and composition.
He has exhibited in major museum across the world and is at present, involved with several in several long running projects including a performative sound art tour and a several exhibitions featuring his work including a solo retrospective for 2021.
He has been supported by governmental agencies, art councils, private foundations, and industry partners such as Presence Switzerland, Pro Helvetia, Swissnex China, Swissnex Singapore, Migros Kulturprozent, Mondrian Foundation, Japan Foundation, Arts Council England, Canada Council for the Arts, Procedural, HP, LG Electronics, and many others.
As an educator, he has taught over the past ten years at various art schools and universities in Europe and Asia including Zurich Hochschule der Kuenste, Luzerne University of Arts & Science, University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, Sogang University, and NCCU Taipei.
In his spare time, he acts as a collaborator for Virtuale Switzerland, festival for virtual arts in Switzerland; and acts as a consultant for the Seoul Bioart Festival, an event platforming potentials between new technologies in the life sciences and the new arts exploring speculative design and wet media.