Sebastian Mary Tay (b. 1989, Singapore) is an interdisciplinary artist and educator. His research and teaching areas include contextual studies, art theory, contemporary practice, philosophy, critical theory, photography history, theory, and practice.
He graduated from The Glasgow School of Art with a Masters of Research and Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Fine Art and is now an adjunct lecturer at various tertiary institutions in Singapore. His works have been showcased in the U.S., UK, Lithuania, Singapore, Malaysia, and China in numerous group shows.
Tay is a recipient of the Royal Glasgow Institute prize and Royal Scottish Academy Latimer Award. In 2020 he was a participant in Meta Open Arts residency, and more recently, in 2021, he was involved in a collaborative project between Meta Open Arts and Messenger in the making and launching of a 360 degrees augmented reality filter titled ‘Seeking Starlight’. He is currently based in Singapore and is an elected Professional Member of The Society of Scottish Artists.