Clayton Keyes, MFA Candidate in Ceramics, Receives National Recognition

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Clayton-SculptingClayton Keyes, MFA candidate at the University of Tulsa School of Art, has recently been named to assist the sculptress Cristina Cordova at the Penland School of Craft for an eight week concentration course in figurative ceramic sculpture that takes place this spring. Penland School of Craft is a national center for craft education dedicated to helping people live creative lives. It is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.


Keyes scultpture "Future Fetus" will be included in the Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts' second annual "Beyond the Brickyard" exhibition in Helena, Montana, juried by Wayne Higby. The exhibition runs Janruary through March. The Archie Bray Foundation for the Ceramic Arts is a public, nonprofit, educational institution founded in 1951 by brickmaker Archie Bray; its primary mission is to provide an environment that stimulates creative work in ceramics.


For more information on Clayton or to view his work, visit his website:


Mary Whitney