Since 2008
Works in Madison United States of America

Laurie Beth Clark produces large-scale, site-specific performances, as well as single channel video tapes and virtual environments. She uses art as a tool to investigate social issues and to examine the impact of cultural phenomena on individuals' lives, often exploring a single issue in a number of formats.

Since 1985, she has been on faculty in the Art Department of the University of Wisconsin-Madison- teaching classes in Non-Static Forms, Video, Performance, and Installation. Clark has been Chair of the Art Department and she has provided leadership for the Visual Culture initiatives on campus. She served as Interim Associate Dean in the School of Education and is currently the Vice Provost for Faculty and Staff Programs.

Clark grew up in New York City and received degrees from Hampshire College, the University of New Mexico and Rutgers University. Her work has been generously supported by the McKnight Foundation through Intermedia Arts, Jerome Foundation and the National Endowment for the arts through Film in the Cities, Arts Midwest, Dane County Cultural Affairs Commission, Art Matters, Inc., Wisconsin Arts Board, Madison CitiArts, and the University of Wisconsin.

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