Bio

Jay Clarke is a Leicester UK based contemporary artist residing at Belvoir Art Studios. Clarke runs workshops for adults with disabilities, and has a history of curatorial projects. Graduating from De Montfort University in Fine Art (2019), Clarke has returned for a two-year part-time MA (19-21).

Already Clarke has exhibited internationally, from collaborating on a large-scale outdoor sculpture for ‘Art of Sustainability’ Festival in Florida (2018), to exhibiting twice during a cultural exchange year to Bulgaria (2017 & 18). Most recently they have exhibited in the Lost Festivals International Art Festival, Fuerteventura (2020).

Clarke’s works has also won multiple awards from Bute Street Film Festival’s Best Artist (2019) to the Leicester Society of Artists Runner Up award (2019) as well as his first solo opening in the same year. The next exhibition is due to launch March 27th 2021 following residency at Belvior Art Studios (Covid permitting).