Photo by Tammy Tam

Photo by Tammy Tam

Born in League City, Texas, Clay is a graduate of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the School of the Visual Arts, New York. His editorial illustrations have appeared in such publications as the New York Times, The Atlantic, California Sunday Magazine, Wired, among many others. He has contributed his pictures to television series such as Game of Thrones, Vikings, and The Knick.  Recently he has been at work with Oculus Story Studio creating original  VR experiences.  He currently teaches illustration at Montclair State University.

Partial client list:
The New York Times, Oculus Story Studio, The Atlantic, HBO, The New Republic, The Baffler, Canon, Women's Wear Daily, 360i, History Channel, California Sunday Magazine, National Geographic Traveler, Wired, Playboy, NBC Universal, Punchdrunk Global

"Influencer Spotlight: Clay Rodery" 360i, July 2015
"Clay Rodery", Daughters of the SoHo Riots, March 2014
"Artist Interview: Clay Rodery", CLAW CLAW Studio, January 2014


2018 Illustrators 60, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY
2017 American Illustration 36, New York, NY
2016 American Illustration 35, New York, NY
2016 Illustrators 58, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY
2015 American Illustration 34, New York, NY
2015 New Visions, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY
2015 Illustrators 5, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY
2014 Le GIF Party, Kiblind, Paris, France
2013 American Illustration 32, New York, NY
2012 American Illustration 31, New York, NY
2011 False Memory, Workspace 5, Long Island City, NY
2011 Illustrators 53, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY

Silver Medal, Society of Illustrators Illustrators 53
American Illustration
Creative Quarterly