• Anxiety and the Artist

Episode 3: Matthew A. Wilson


Matthew Allen Wilson is an Emmy-Award Winning TED Speaker and a tactical arts consultant.

As a supervising 'clown doctor' with the first professional medical clown program in the United States, Matthew brought joy and delight to critical care environments at top research hospitals in the country. He’s also a professional sword swallower with a degree in Biophysics from Vassar College.

After completing his graduate degree in Performance Studies from NYU he formed a tactical arts consultancy, implementing researched-based strategies from the arts to improve staff and patient experiences in a variety of care-settings.

He also teaches career communication and personal branding to the next generation of business leaders at the Fordham Gabelli School of Business in New York City.


To learn more about Matthew, please visit his website.


You can check out Matthew's TED Talk on Medical Clowning here


Love in the time of Corona.

Matthew conducts a window wedding from his balcony during quarantine in New York City.


Allison's suggestions to go along with this weeks episode:


Musicians on Call

Brings live and recorded music to the bedsides of patients in healthcare facilities.