Clayton High School student artists

“Elephant in Green” by Ariana Hernandez

“Strength” by Logan Jancuska

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CLICK HERE to see video interviews from April with artists Sue Avera and Johnny Dickerson of Smithfield, and Brenda Behr of Goldsboro.

CLICK HERE to see video interviews from March with artists from the Colored Pencil Society of America, Raleigh-Durham Chapter, and with artists of Clayton Visual Arts.

CLICK HERE to see Clayton Mayor Jody McLeod interview several residents about the Town’s Sculpture Trail on the inaugural “Spotlight on Clayton.”

CLICK HERE to see video interviews with other artists who have exhibited at the Clayton Center.

CLICK HERE if you are new to Clayton and want to learn about our town.

May reception

Clayton High art teacher Janine Franz (C) makes a point while fellow art teacher Tracey Comerford (L) and Amy Beshgetoorian listen

Photos from April reception

Artist Brenda Behr (c) chats with reception goers at the April reception
Artist Sue Avera (C) talks about working with photographer Johnny Dickerson (L) with Amy Beshgetoorian

MILLSTOCK15 – Artist signup extended

May 27 – the new deadline.

The Millstock committee has extended the deadline so that any 2D/3D artists can still be a part of this ART & MUSIC FESTIVAL. Artists are urged to not delay as limited spaces are first come, first served.

CLICK HERE for details and the convenience of PayPal.

For more information, contact Clayton Visual Arts’ Millstock Chairman John McFadden, 919-865-7295 or 330-323-5772 (cell); email: millstockartists@gmail.com

Paint the Town – New deadline set

Deadline to enter “Paint the Town” competition, sponsored by Clayton Visual Arts, Inc., has been extended to May 26, 2015.

Entry forms must be postmarked or in the hands of the organization by 5 p.m. May 26.

CLICK HERE for details, an entry form, and PayPal for your convenience.

Officers elected

seven new officers of Clayton Visual Arts standing on stairs
New Clayton Visual Arts officers for 2014-15 are (from left) Larry Strevig, past president; Tim Johnson, director; Barbara Nangle, secretary; Jim Hopkins, Don Stephenson, and Jo Lee Tucker, directors; and Amy Beshgetoorian, president; missing are Kathleen Nobles, vice president; and Frank Dziepak, treasurer
Amy Beshgetoorian of Clayton has been elected president of Clayton Visual Arts, Inc., for 2014-2015.

Jim Hopkins and Tim Johnson, also of Clayton, were tapped for the board of directors.

Returning officers are Kathleen Nobles, vice president; Barbara Nangle,secretary; Frank Dziepak,treasurer; Larry Strevig, past president; and board members Don Stephenson and Jo Lee Tucker. All are from Clayton except Tucker, who lives in Four Oaks.
Clayton Visual Arts is a nonprofit, 501-c-3 corporation dedicated to bringing art to Clayton. It is supported in part by the Town of Clayton Cultural Arts Foundation.