Clay Stapleford

Clay grew up in Raleigh, NC and holds a degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He currently resides as a full-time professional artist in Atlanta, GA... his studio overlooking the Atlanta Beltline in the Historic Inman Park neighborhood.  His work is primarily acrylic on canvas. You may also recognize Clay as an actor in multiple Hollywood productions on both the small and big screens.

From the Artist... I am a painter of shapes and colors… self taught and working primarily in acrylics. My motivations are love and light. When I paint I remember who I am. I play with energy and I let energy play with me. My work is a dance… a free flowing emotional or instinctual response to my environment plus the colors and materials I collaborate with. I seek ‘no mind’. I am an open channel.

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