An artist who works in many media, Carol Clay-Ward's love of the natural environment is immediately apparent in her painting, sculptures, potter and other work. An eclectic and versatile artist, her paintings range from abstract to realism reminiscent of the 15th century Dutch Masters. Her oil paintings ranging from photo-realism, impressionistic to abstract.
The abstracts are inspired by the patterns and textures of stone; landscapes depict rural vistas; animals derive from what she observes around her and still lifes are comprised of every day items and antiques. At her studio, you'll find Artistic and functional porcelain or stoneware clay pottery and raku decorative non functional vessels in myriad colors, designs and textures, as well as sculpture in clay, metal or a mixture of both. Oil paintings ranging from photo-realism, impressionistic to abstract.