Art Events

UUCOB Art Show Opening Reception: Sunday, March 6th at 11:45 am
There will be a reception with refreshments. This event is open to the public.

Shay Herring Clanton with
our own Sherrie Lemnios

On March 6 Shay Herring Clanton, a former resident of Hatteras Island, will be here from the mountains of VA to speak at the opening of her art show at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation on Kitty Hawk Road.  Call 252.202.9894 for more information.

Shay’s work is in watercolor and mixed media and includes some pieces from a recent trip to Buxton Woods.  Shay was an art professor at Mary Baldwin College and she paints in the field attempting to capture the changes of light that evoke the spirit of a place.

More About the Artist
Shay was born and raised in Alabama. She now lives at the foot of Walker Mountain near Deerfield, Virginia where she maintains her studio. The mountains and rivers and forests that surround her home in Virginia and the landscape of her family home in the foothills of the Appalachians in northern Alabama are the inspiration for her paintings and drawings.

Shay received a BA from Mary Baldwin College with a combined major in studio art and art history and an MFA from James Madison University in drawing and painting. She has taught at James Madison University and since 2000 has taught painting, drawing and design at Mary Baldwin College. Her work has been exhibited extensively and her paintings are included in numerous private and public collections. For more information about Shay please visit