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

Art for non artists

FREE Introductory Art Classes for Curious Adults

“Acrylic Painting for Beginners”
Wednesday, August 21 – 6:30-8:00pm

All materials provided. 

art at the clayton center

Clayton Visual Arts hosts monthly 2D art exhibits at the Clayton Center, 111 E 2nd St, Clayton. Visit the Exhibitions and Events page to see the current schedule. 
Applications for the 2025-26 exhibit season will be available February 2025.


Clayton Visual Arts will host its All Member Show in September. CVA members can find all the details and entry form HERE

JULY exhibit at the clayton center

exhibit schedule

at The Clayton Center

July: Veteran Artists: mixed media

August: Alex Diaz, photography; Lois Piper, mixed media; Kim Valentine, mixed media

September: All Members Show, mixed media

October: Catherine Donleycott, oil & watercolor; Selafay by Lisa Brown, watercolor; Lillian Thompson, mixed media

November: Barbara Clark, mixed media; Beth Bale, watercolor; Jonathan Jones, mixed media

December: Marilyn Trent, oil & acrylic; Charles Clemmons, photography; Donovan Woods, painting

calendar of events

July 2024

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
June 30, 2024
July 1, 2024
July 2, 2024
July 3, 2024
July 4, 2024
July 5, 2024
July 6, 2024
July 7, 2024
July 8, 2024
July 9, 2024(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 Poole Room at 12 noon.

read more
July 10, 2024
July 11, 2024(1 event)
July 12, 2024
July 13, 2024
July 14, 2024
July 15, 2024
July 16, 2024
July 17, 2024(1 event)
July 18, 2024
July 19, 2024
July 20, 2024
July 21, 2024
July 22, 2024
July 23, 2024
July 24, 2024
July 25, 2024
July 26, 2024
July 27, 2024
July 28, 2024
July 29, 2024
July 30, 2024
July 31, 2024
August 1, 2024
August 2, 2024
August 3, 2024

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
error: Content is protected !!