"Paint The Town" Art Competition and Exhibition
“Paint the Town” 2023 features the talents of local artists. Accepted artworks visually represent the beautiful town of Clayton, NC and will be displayed in The Clayton Center for the month of May.
Congratulations to all the winners!
1st Place: Val Taylor – Clayton Painter @valtartist
2nd Place: Voon Wong – Downtown at Dusk @artvw
3rd Place: Yana Slutskaya – Evening on Main St, Clayton @artstudio.ys
Honorable Mention: Patrick Dominguez – Boulevard Joes @pdomingu
Clayton Mayor Pro Tem,
Jason Thompson announces the winners.
Monthly Exhibitions of Art at The Clayton Center
CVA hosts 2-dimensional original art exhibits throughout the year at The Clayton Center, the hub for the Town Hall, Public events and concerts for the town of Clayton. The gallery is open during regular business hours. The public is invited to the free artists reception which is held at the beginning of each month. Check the CALENDAR for exhibit schedule information.
Application for the July ’23 – June ’24 is closed.
The 2024-25 season application will be available January 2024.
The Clayton Center Exhibit Schedule
June: Lyudmila Tomova Clark, watercolor & oil; Joni Purk, oil
July: Colored Pencil Society, District Chapter 114 Raleigh-Durham
August: Maria Lundberg, acrylic; Wiley Johnson, acrylic; Sally Watson, acrylic; Noel Butler, mixed media
September: CVA All Member Show
October: Loose Ends Collective, multiple media
November: Sadie Rakusin, oil and cold wax; Peggy Wickham, acrylic; Ronald Irons, watercolor
December: Robyn Scott, ink and fibers; Polly Smith, watercolor; David Lennon, acrylic; Patrick Dominguez, watercolor
January: Martha Katzeff, photography; Lynn Newman, pastel; Jane Gardner, mixed media
February: The Woman’s Club of Clayton and student art
March: Carolina Preserve Art Group, multiple media
April: Eric McRay, painting and collage; Corinne Miller, acrylic and watercolor; Chris Pappas, paint and pen; Bethany Hadden, mixed media on wood
May: Capture the Town, photography
June: Kathleen Nobles, oil and acrylic; Ed Frantz, acrylic and graphite; Medrith Nuttle, acrylic