Elvira Clayton

Embedded with family and archival photographs, text from historical documents, slave-era textiles, amulets, and objects from the natural world- I consider my pieces ritualistic vessels holding stories of lost and forgotten people.

2024 Watermill Center Resident

2023-2024 LMCC Workspace Resident

2022-2023 A.I.R. Gallery Fellow

2023 Women's Studio Workshop Resident Artist

2022 Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Money for Women Grant Recipient

2022 Robert Blackburn Studio Immersion Project Fellow