Maranda Clay

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Maranda Clay


Ms. Clay is a native Nacogdoches resident.  She has earned a Bachelor’s Degree of Art and a Master’s Degree of Art from SFA.  She has worked with all ages of students from Pre-K to college level.  Ms. Clay is also a board member of the Friends of the Visual Arts hosted through the Cole Arts Center and SFA.  She has been involved in local volunteer work promoting reading and art education to children. Ms. Clay enjoys using charcoal and India ink in her personal art.   

“Everyone is passionate about something.  My goal through teaching is to help students identify their passion and provide them with the tools, techniques and materials to express their ideas.”

 “I am seeking. I am striving. I am in it with all my heart.” Vincent van Gogh

Creativity takes courage.” Henri Matisse

If I could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.” Edward Hopper 
They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” Andy Warhol