Lauren Clay uses enlarged marble patterns to create wallpaper installations in order to distort and manipulate space. As well as challenging the architecture, they act as a background to her sculptural work. In this feature, Ambit creates a print-friendly-version of Clay’s ambitious and immersive installations.
Lauren Clay (b. 1982, Mississippi) lives and works in New York. She received her BFA from Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA in 2004, and her MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA in 2007. Recent exhibitions include: Porthole Portico, with Jaime Lee Bull, Camayuhs, Atlanta (2018), The Glorious Object, Patrick Parrish Gallery, New York (2017), Staccato, Sometime Salon, San Francisco (2017) and a solo show Field of the Knower, Philip J. Steele Gallery, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver (2017). Her artist book, Subtle Body, 2016, published by Small Editions, New York, is included in the library collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art and The Brooklyn Museum of Art.