Kal Spelletich was born in 1960 in Davenport Iowa. He worked at his father’s construction company when still a child. At the age of nine, he started experimenting with chemistry, electricity, fire, alchemy, constructing tree houses and boats to launch on the Mississippi River. Kal left home at 15 and has worked at countless jobs across America. He discovered art through a camera, and put himself through college and graduate school. For 30 years he has been experimenting with interfacing humans and technology to put people in touch with intense real life experiences and to empower them.
He has collaborated with countless arts organizations, Universities, not for profits, theater, rock bands, scientists, politicians, NASA, Hollywood and filmmakers. He has curated art exhibits and is involved in political activism and community organizing.
Kal has exhibited his work throughout the US, Canada, Europe, Africa, India and Mexico.