Chris Clayton

Illustration / ArtCenter At Night
www.christianclayton.com

Biography

Christian's body of work includes his current individual studio practice and his shared Clayton Brothers collaborative that spanned 20 years: 1996-2016. His collaborative work has mounted ten solo exhibitions in galleries and museums in the US and Asia. Christian lectures nationally, in Europe and Asia. His work is in museums and foundations; public, corporate, and private collections around the world including the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Brooklyn Museum, and Saatchi Gallery. His work has been featured in publications such as Art In America, Juxtapoz Magazine, Flash Art, Hi-Fructose Magazine, American Illustration, Communication Arts, New York Times, Los Angeles Times and the Huffington Post, The New Yorker and RollingStone. Clayton Brothers published their first artist monograph in 2003, titled, The Most Special Day of My Life, published by La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA and Last Gasp, San Francisco, CA.

In 2016 Christian received a 20-year service award from ArtCenter College of Design. In 2015 he was awarded The Great Teacher Award, from the ArtCenter Student Body. His teaching credentials also include Cal State University Northridge and Otis College of Design.

Classes

  • Love for the Drawing Line