Audra Clayton (she/her) is an ceramic artist, educator, and studio manager. She resides in the Garfield neighborhood of Pittsburgh with her husband J.P.
After developing a passion for nonprofits and community service while serving in the Americorps NCCC, Audra attended Penn State University graduating with a degree in Arts Education focused on cultural and social agencies. After college Audra spent many years learning as much as possible about the ceramic arts and refining her work and style.
After arriving at the Pittsburgh Center for Arts and Media as an intern Audra grew with the ceramics and studio arts programming as an educator and manager. While nurturing the interns and arts programming at PCA&M Audra also continues to create both functional and sculptural work. Her work is often sold at local artisan markets and has been displayed at the Erie museum of art and the Stifel fine arts center. Audra continues to further her skills and refine her work at workshops and residencies.