THE SILHOUETTE ARTISTRY OF CLAY RICE

Dragonfly Silhouette by artist Clay Rice

Clay Rice is an award-winning silhouette artist and bestselling children’s author. From his home base in Charleston, SC, he travels throughout the US, scheduling events with stores and schools bringing his families’ unique silhouette art to the nation.

 

AWARD-WINNING CHILDREN’S AUTHOR

Silhouette of a bear club sleeping under a starry sky created by silhouette artist Clay Rice

Clay is the award-winning author of 5 children’s books, including The Lonely Shadow, Mama, Let’s Make a Moon, The Stick, Ants n’ Uncles, and At the Stroke of Goodnight. His books tell compelling stories and feature his beautiful silhouette art set upon vibrant backgrounds. He is the recipient of multiple book awards, including the Moonbeam Children’s Book Award and the IPPY Award for Children’s Book of the Year.

 

SCHEDULE A SILHOUETTE EVENT WITH CLAY RICE

Schedule an event with the nation's leading silhouette artist and best selling author. Clay travels throughout the United States cutting portraits (a child's silhouette is a treasured keepsake) and meeting his fans at book signing event. Clay also visits schools and museums for a silhouette-cutting, book-signing, and musical story telling event.

 

SILHOUETTE ARTFORM

Clay’s Grandfather, Carew Rice, cutting a silhouette of a girl in 1957

Clay’s Grandfather, Carew Rice, cutting a silhouette of a girl in 1957

The artform of silhouette cutting has been a Rice family tradition for three generations. By putting scissors to paper with surgical precision, masterful silhouette artist Clay Rice can accurately produce the perfect portrait. Learn more about Clay Rice and his family’s artistry of the silhouette artform.

 

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