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

CAPTURE THE TOWN 2022 PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

CVA invites photographers to enter Capture the Town 2022 offering $1,000 in rewards. Capture the Town will feature the talents of local photographers as they capture images unique to Clayton NC.

Please go HERE for more information and submission details.

Call for Artists to Exhibit at Imagining Mango Street

the big read clayton nc

Entry deadline extended

The show will run at The Clayton Center from May 2-31, and is part of the NEA Big Read Clayton, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

Please go HERE for more information, application form, and submission details.

Clayton Visual Arts at the Clayton Center Exhibitions

March: Krissy Crittenden, watercolor, & Deborah Coates, digital photo & mixed media
April: Bronwen Fullington & Sue Brindle

May:

The Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library


IMAGINING MANGO STREET
MAY 2-31

The Clayton Center
THE NATIONAL ENDOWMENT of THE  ARTS GRANT
GALLERY EXHIBIT

June: Capture the Town Photography Competition & Don Stephenson Memorial Show.
 

UPCOMING EVENTS FOR KIDS

Clay Heads with Hair/Pelitos From the March 5, Grade K-2 Class

Saturday, April 2, Grade 3-5:
This program will be held from 10-11:30 am at the library.

NEA Big Read: Clayton and Clayton Visual Arts Build Mango Street

CVA educator/artist Jeanne George will present an art workshop for 3-5 grade students. Students will create their own house with paper and will put all houses together to create their own Mango Street

NEWS

CVA Gatherings take place each First Tuesday of the Month at The Clayton Center in the York Room at 12 Noon. The Art in Action will be presented by a member of CVA or a special guest.

April 5, 2022 at Noon – CVA meeting at The Clayton Center. Please come join our live and in-person meeting!

BECOME A CVA MEMBER

Show your art at the Clayton Center, the hub for the Town Hall, Public events and concerts for the town of Clayton. Enjoy a free Reception hosted by CVA. Be part of the Monthly featured artists video produced by the town of Clayton.

SUPPORT CVA

Clayton Visual Arts is a nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to Bringing art to Clayton. It is the main visual arts programming body in Clayton, North Carolina. Its members are volunteer artists, educators, and art lovers.

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

CVA would like to thank United Community Bank for their generous donation. Thank you!

KIDS AND GROWN-UPS - PLEASE CHECK OUT OUR EDUCATION PAGE

TRY TAKE A LINE FOR A WALK. Try the LINKS provided and take part in moving and turning upside down the Space Station, found in Google Arts and Culture app. ( iPhone or Ipad). Also, Adventures in Art Museums. You may need to use Google Chrome Arts and Culture Links. Other links invite you into their Museums for a virtual Visit.

As soon as we are able, we hope to continue the art classes at the Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library in Clayton. We will be working in Clay…..YAY!

The Red Boat
Jo Lee

Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
Ed Baxter

Bohemian Elephant
Melissa O’Neal

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
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