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

Clayton Visual Arts at
the Clayton Center Exhibitions

October: Beth Joyner Waldron, nature photography, & Curley Granger, acrylic
November: Medrith Nuttle, acrylic, & Al White, photography
December: Amy Friend, mixed media drawing, & Joe Lahita, watercolor
January: Kiara Sanders, acrylic & oil, & Cathy Mendola, fiber
February: Clayton Woman’s Club & student art
March: Krissy Crittenden, watercolor, & Deborah Coates, digital photo & mixed media

Final Weeks!

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Saturday, October 16
NEA Big Read: Clayton and Clayton Visual Arts Build Mango Street
When – Sat, October 16, 2021 at 10:00am – 11:30am
Where – Clayton Community Center, 715 Amelia Church Rd, Clayton, NC 27520
Description – This workshop is for children in Grades 3-5. Clayton Visual Arts Teacher Jeanne George will host a workshop at the Clayton Community Center! Children will “build” their own houses and and create a miniature neighborhood while discussing themes from The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros.

Masks are required for this event.
Registration is required. Sign up today on Eventbrite .

Saturday, November 13
NEA Big Read Clayton: Clayton Visual Arts make Hairs/Pelitos
When – Saturday, Nov 13, 2021 at 10:00am – 11:00am
Where – Clayton Community Center, 715 Amelia Church Rd, Clayton, NC 27520, USA
Description – CVA will present an art workshop for K-2 grade students. Students create clay sculptures and make their own hair using different clay techniques. The class will take place indoors at the Clayton Community center.

Masks are required for this event.
Registration for this free event opens on October 13, 2021.


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. 


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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.


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.


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!

Featured Members

Kathy Nobles

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Child’s Sweater and Cap
Bronwen Fullington

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Moby Dick
Ronald Lunn


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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