Bringing Art Inspiration,
Information, and Education
to the Clayton Community

CVA all member show

Entry for CVA’s All Member Show at the Clayton Center is closed. Please visit The Clayton Center in September to view all the local artist work. 

paint the town 2023

Paint the Town” 2023 featured the talents of local artists. The artwork visually represented the beautiful town of Clayton. This years winning piece along with past winners is on display in the The Clayton Center. 

Monthly art exhibits

CVA hosts 2-dimensional original art exhibits throughout the year at The Clayton Center, the towns’ hub for public offices, events and concerts. The gallery is open during regular business hours. The public is invited to the free artists reception. Check the CALENDAR for more information. View full exhibit schedule HERE

september exhibit at the clayton center

exhibit schedule

at The Clayton Center

CVA All Member Show

Loose Ends Collective, multiple media

Sadie Rakusin, oil and cold wax; 
Peggy Wickham, acrylic; 
Ronald Irons, watercolor

Robyn Scott, ink and fibers; 
Polly Smith, watercolor; 
David Lennon, acrylic; 
Patrick Dominguez, watercolor

calendar of events

September 2023

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
August 27, 2023
August 28, 2023
August 29, 2023
August 30, 2023
August 31, 2023
September 1, 2023
September 2, 2023
September 3, 2023
September 4, 2023
September 5, 2023(1 event)

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Clayton Center
All members are invited to attend CVA’s monthly meetings. Guests welcome too. Join us on the first Tuesday of every month at The Clayton Center in the York Room at 12 noon.

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September 6, 2023
September 7, 2023
September 8, 2023
September 9, 2023
September 10, 2023
September 11, 2023
September 12, 2023
September 13, 2023
September 14, 2023(1 event)

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Clayton Center

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September 15, 2023
September 16, 2023
September 17, 2023
September 18, 2023
September 19, 2023
September 20, 2023
September 21, 2023
September 22, 2023
September 23, 2023
September 24, 2023
September 25, 2023
September 26, 2023
September 27, 2023
September 28, 2023
September 29, 2023
September 30, 2023

Upcoming Events


All members are invited to attend CVA’s monthly meetings. Join us on the first Tuesday of every month at The Clayton Center, 111 E 2nd St, Clayton, NC 27520 in the Poole Room at 12 noon.

The monthly artists reception is typically held at the Clayton Center on the Thursday immediately following the member meeting. Join us.

Click the “Calendar” button for details.


As a CVA member you will have opportunities to network with local artists, pay discounted entry fees and have your artwork featured on CVA’s website.

Participate in member only shows and events, and have your art exhibited at the The Clayton Center, the hub for the Town Hall, Public events and concerts for the town of Clayton. 

Click the “Join CVA” button for details.


Your sponsorship works directly to bring local artists, local leaders and the broader community together to enrich the area in which we live and work. 

We’re supported in part by The Town of Clayton Cultural Arts Foundation and private donations.

Artists and art lovers have the opportunity to support CVA (a 501(c)3 organization). Click the “Become a Sponsor” button for more info.

celebrating diversity in the visual arts

Painting – Oils, Acrylics, Watercolor
Drawing – Graphite, Colored Pencils, Pen and Ink, Oil Pastels, Pastels
Printmaking     Photography
Traditional and Contemporary Fine Crafts – Fiber, Glass, Paper, Wood, Jewelry, Felting, Mixed Media

“Every artist was first an amateur.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Clayton Visual Arts | Bringing Art To Clayton, NC
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