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

Call for Artists

Clayton Visual Arts, Inc. seeks artists for the 2023-24 monthly exhibit season, which begins in July 2023 at The Clayton Center in Clayton, N.C. Interested artists or artist-groups are invited to apply for a show by submitting a resume, a portfolio of 4-6 images and a non-refundable application fee of $10. Deadline: Friday, March 24, 2023. Visit the Exhibitions page for more details. 

Clayton Visual Arts at the Clayton
Center Exhibitions: January 2023

Clayton Visual Arts at the Clayton
Center Exhibitions: December 2022

Exhibit Schedule for January - June 2023

January: Kenneth Eugene Peters, oil; Albert White, photography
February: Woman’s Club
March: Jill Hunt, acrylic & mixed media; Edward L. Baxter, oil; Heidi-Lee Peach, watercolor, acrylic, oil, mixed
April: Watercolor Society of North Carolina
May: Paint the Town
June: Lyudmila Tomova, watercolor & oil; Peggy Findlay Wickham, acrylic; Joni Purk, oil


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.

February 7, 2023 at Noon – CVA meeting at The Clayton Center. Please come join our live and in-person meeting!


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.

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


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


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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