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Christian Clayton

Art Center At Night
Illustration
cclayton@artcenter.edu
www.christianclayton.com www.claytonbrothers.com

BIOGRAPHY

Christian was born in 1967. He graduated from Art Center College of Design in 1991 with honors. 2015 celebrates his 20 years teaching at Art Center College of Design, for both the day and night programs. He is an American artist, painter and image maker. His work has been featured on magazine covers, advertising campaigns, product design, music videos, album covers, book covers, motion picture and music videos, for which he was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1997. Christian was also a concept designer for a feature length film. His work has been featured for 11 consecutive years in American Illustration and 5 consecutive years in Communication Arts. Christian has lectured throughout the worldChristian is also a partner/owner of a global, creative, multi discipline art collaborative known as the Clayton Brothers. Their work has been exhibited in Museums, Foundations, Art Galleries through out America, Europe and Asia. Their work is in prominent public and private collections throughout the world. Clayton Brothers published their first artist monograph in 2003, titled, The Most Special Day of My Life, published by La Luz de Jesus, Los Angels and Last Gasp, San Francisco, CA.Christian lives in Los Angeles County with his wife and their two artist and sport enthusiast teenage sons, two dogs and one cat.

EDUCATION

B.F.A. Art Center College of Design 1991 Illustration

CLIENTS INCLUDE

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS / FOUNDATIONS Madison Museum of Art, MMOCA, Madison, WI Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY Lancaster Museum of Art and History, MOHA, Lancaster, CA Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu, CA The Sweeny Museum, Unviersity of California Riverside, CA Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL Fondation pour l''''art contemporain, Ch�¢teau d''''Arenthon, Alex, France Miniature Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Richard J Massey Foundation, New York, NY
SELECTED ADVERTISING AGENCIES Jarritos, Mexico City Cartier, Paris FR Ginsters, Cornwall England Merrydown Cider, Brockworth Gloucester Krooked Skateboards, San Francisco CA RVCA, Costa Mesa CA Nike, Portland OR 20th Century Fox, Los Angels CA Warner Brothers, Burbank CA VH-1 New York, NY MTV New York, NY Reactor Films, Santa Monica CA Bartle Bogel Hegarty, London ENG Wieden & Kennedy, Portland OR Cambell Doyle Dye, London ENG Ogilvy & Mather, New York NY Fox Sports, Los Angeles CA BETC EURO RSCG, Paris FR Goodby & Silverstein & Partners, San Francisco CA EXPN, New York NY The House of Blues, Los Angeles CA Levis, San Francisco CA Fuel TV, Los Angeles CA Rock Paper Scissors, Santa Monica CA MGD, Miller Genuine Draft Beer, Milwaukee MD Specialized Bikes, San Francisco CA Coca-Cola, Atlanta GA
SELECTED BOOK PUBLISHING St. Martins Press, New York NY Regan Books, New York NY Little Brown, New York NY Warner Books, New York NY Dial Books, New York NY Broken Wrist Project, Los Angles CA Gestalten Press, Berlin, GER Simon & Schuster, New York NY Francis Ford Coppalaâ??s Zoetrope Magazine, San Francisco CA McSweenys, San Francisco CA
SELECTED RECORD COMPANIES Polygram Records A&M Records Rounder Records Epitaph Records Vector Records Capital Records MCA Records Side One Records Sony Records
SELECTED FILM / VIDEO / ANIMATION Television CLIENT: Fuel TV / SALT Directed By: Clayton Brothers 2008 Looking for BLISS, Music by Daniel Johnston, Produced by Salt / Fuel TV Motion Picture CLIENT: 20th Century Fox Concept Designers: Clayton Brothers 2001 Monkey Bone, Directed by: Henry Selick, 20th Century Fox, Los Angeles, CA Music Video CLIENT: Reactor Films Art Direction: Christian Clayton & Rob Clayton 1997 All Around the World, Musical group, OASIS, Directed by: Dayton/Faris, Reactor Films, Santa Monica, CA

EXHIBITIONS INCLUDE

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 2014 Open to the Public, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2013 I''m Ok, Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milan, IT Wishy Washy, Texas Contemporary Art Fair, Houston, TX
2012 Clayton Brothers: Inside Out, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena, CA
2011 Clayton Brothers: Inside Out, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
2009 Jumbo Fruit, Patrick Painter Inc, Santa Monica, CA
2008 As Is, Apama Mackey Gallery, Houston, TX
2007 Patient, F2 Gallery, Beijing, China
2006 Wishy Washy, Bellweather, New York, NY
2004 Art Statements, Mackey Gallery, Art Basel Miami, Miami, FL I Come From Here, Mackey Gallery, Houston, TX
2003 Six Foot Eleven, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 2001 Green Pastures, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
TBA: Iconoclasts: Art Out of The Mainstream, Saatchi Gallery, London ENG

AWARDS INCLUDE

2015, The Great Teacher Award, Art Center College of Design
1996 Silver Medal, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY

AGENT/REPRESENTATION INCLUDES

Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milan Italy

CLASSES

Contemp. Illustration Concepts
Drawing Concepts 1
GS: Expand Your Voice
IS:Finding My Voice
IS:World Building
Love for the Drawing Line
Media Experimentation
Play Time
Play Time: Community
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