Adriana Ayala

My love for clay started in Margarita Island (Venezuela), a little over 18 years ago. I had been working as a graphic designer for 4 years when I came across a box of plasticine and decided to play with it... little did I know that what started as a game was to become my life's passion and favorite art medium. To make a long story short I decided to take a sabbatical year to work on my art full time and I had one of the most fun years ever! My earlier work was very "island life" oriented and I went to sell my art in many beach shops around the island. Everyone was impressed and loved my clay illustrations of the beautiful Margarita Island. When my sabbatical was up I returned to professional graphic design and that's what I did up until July 2009, when I decided to formalize "ClayCatShop" and make it a company instead of my life-long hobby.

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

I am happy and very proud to say that I am living my dream and loving every second! ♥