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Adriana Ayala

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Birthplace
Caracas - Venezuela

Lives in
Pleasanton - California

Works in
ClayCatShop

Website

Schools
Instituto de Diseno de Caracas, 1994, Bachelors in Graphic Design
Academy of Art College, 1999, professional enrichment classes

Tags
sculpture, figurative, surrealism, mixed-media, Polymer Clay Art

Once upon a time...

Adriana's love for clay started in Margarita Island (Venezuela), over 18 years ago. She had been working as a graphic designer for 4 years when she came across a box of plasticine and decided to play with it. Little did she know, that what started as a game was to become her life’s passion and favorite art medium.

To make a long story short she decided to take a sabbatical year to work on her new found art and had a wonderful time. Her earlier work was very “island life” oriented,  she went to sell her art in many beach shops around the island. When her sabbatical was up, she returned to professional graphic design, and that’s what she did up until July 2009, when she decided to formalize “ClayCatShop” and make it her full time job & business.

ClayCatShop’s name is in honor of a big and wonderful cat named Merlin. A shy rescued kitty at first, Merlin grew and became a fat gorgeous cat who behaved like a dog, fetching balls and sitting on command… he loved to “talk” with Adriana for hours. To this day we wonder what was said in those endless “conversations”… ♥

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Adriana’s Art is influenced by her Venezuelan & Caribbean roots, her life, her travels and many skills developed through 20 years of working as a professional graphic designer.  She works out of her home based studio in the beautiful city of Pleasanton, in Northern California.

ClayCatShop’s Clay Paintings and sculptures are held in private collections around the world.

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