Clayton Merrell is a Professor of Art at Carnegie Mellon University. He earned an MFA from the Yale School of Art, and has received awards and grants from the Fulbright Foundation, ProArts, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Skowhegan, the Millay Colony, Blue Mountain Center, Vermont Studio Center, Artists Image Resource and the Roswell Artist-In-Residence Foundation. He was 2005 Artist of the Year at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.
Clayton’s work is collected and exhibited widely, including exhibitions at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum; Concept Gallery, Pittsburgh; A+D Gallery, Chicago; the Westmoreland Museum of Art, the American Embassy in Belmopan, Belize and the Chautauqua Institution.
Pittsburgh International Airport
The Pittsburgh International Airport recently installed a 69,000 square foot terrazzo floor based on his design. An essential component of the realization of this award winning art installation is the use of creative edge’s TerrazzoTek™ system.