Lauren Clay: Field of The Knower, Presented by Philip J. Steele Gallery at Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, Curated by Rick Dailey


About the Exhibition
New York artist Lauren Clay presents a site-specific installation of monumental wall murals and biomorphic sculptures for the Philip J. Steele Gallery. Oscillating between rational geometry and illusionary psychedelic space, the wall installation creates an environment for the sculptures—biomorphic plaster forms which reference the human body and ancient Indian yogic texts.

About the Artist
Lauren Clay’s sculptures and installations morph spatial relationship and transform contrasting artifacts into ideological investigations. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including recent features at Paradise City, Seoul, South Korea; Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY; Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ; Savannah College of Art and Design; Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York, NY. In 2016 her artist book, Subtle Body, was published by Small Editions, New York. Clay has participated in numerous artist residencies and lecture series including Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Snowmass Village, Colo.; Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro TN; Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA; Clark College, Vancouver, WA; and Abrons Art Center, New York, NY. Clay holds an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University (2007) and a BFA from Savannah College of Art and Design (2004).

All RMCAD Gallery exhibitions are free and open to the public.

About the Gallery
The Philip J. Steele Gallery is the largest dedicated gallery space on RMCAD’s campus. The Gallery exhibits student, alumni, and faculty work in addition to nationally and internationally renowned visiting artists, scholars, and designers. The Gallery mission is to create a space for dialogue, using contemporary art as a vehicle for critical discourse. Gallery hours are Monday – Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

About Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design
A premier arts school in the Denver area, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design is an innovative, rigorous, and community-oriented global learning environment that inspires passion for critical thinking and prepares learners to be forces of change in the creative industries, our communities, and the world. Find more information at or by calling 800.888.ARTS.

Rick Dailey
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