Courtesy of the artist and Catharine Clark Gallery
Retail Value: $1,800
Ray Beldner’s installations, sculpture, digital media, public projects, photography, and text-based works re-contextualize the objects of everyday life, including clothing, money, stolen items, signage, and porn. He has exhibited both nationally and internationally, and his work can be found in many public and private collections including the Smithsonian Center for American Art and Portraiture, National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.; and the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Beldner has received grants from the California Arts Council, Creative Work Fund, Potrero Nuevo, and the Ruth Chenven Foundation. Beldner was born in San Francisco and received his BFA from the San Francisco Art Institute and his MFA from Mills College. He has shown with Catharine Clark Gallery since 2002.