Jace Clayton (1975) lives and works in Brooklyn, NY, USA. His records have been released on Sub Rosa, The Agriculture, Tigerbeat6, and Soot. He has performed at venues including Performa 11, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati; The Studio Museum in Harlem; and with the Barcelona Symphony Orchestra. Clayton's collaborators include filmmakers Jem Cohen, Joshua Oppenheimer, poet Elizabeth Alexander, and singer Norah Jones.
Following his FCA support, Clayton was a Creative Capital Performing Arts grantee (2013), and a University of Southern California Annenberg/Getty Arts Journalism fellow (2013). Prior to his 2012 Grants to Artists, Clayton received a Makers Muse Award from The Kindle Project (2010), and was an artist-in-residence at Eyebeam Art + Technology Center (2010), and at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (2009). Clayton teaches as a faculty member of the Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts at Bard College. He has given artist talks at institutions such as MoMA PS1, Harvard University, California Institute of the Arts, and Cooper Union. He received a B.A. from Harvard University (1997).
As of March 2017