Clay Edgin

I was born in Salinas, CA but have lived all over the country before coming home again to Santa Cruz in 2011. Since 2004 I’ve been performing old time feats of strength like the strongmen of Coney Island and Vaudeville – twisting horseshoes, bending wrenches, twisting steel bars – for crowds all over the country. 

The medium in which I work is strength, which manifests itself through the steel. I love coming up with new and interesting ways to take something that seems permanent, like a frying pan or a railroad spike, and twist it into something else. 

Other, Sculpture