Tonya Clay Fine Art                       

​​Curriculum Vita


Master of Fine Art -    Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY                

Bachelor of Fine Art-  University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign                 


*Artist/Owner ,  Tonya Clay Fine Art, 
Anna Maria Island Florida, FL   
May 2000- Present

*Faculty in Art History: Hillsborough Community College, Tampa FL 
2015 - Present

*Faculty in Studio Art and Art History: University of Tampa, Tampa FL

2015 - 2017

*Faculty in Studio Art and Art History, 

State College of Florida 

Bradenton FL

2011 - 2015 

*Visiting Assistant Professor of Studio Art,

Davidson College, Davidson, NC  

2006 -2008

*Faculty in Studio Art: Ringling College of Art, Sarasota FL 


*Instructor, Stony Brook University,

Stony Brook NY

1998- 1999

Courses Taught:  

Art Appreciation(Art History)
Form and Idea(Art History)
Understanding Visual Art(Art History)
Foundation Design(Studio)
Two-Dimensional Design(Studio)

Foundation Drawing(Studio)
Drawing I(Studio)
Figure Drawing(Studio)
Color Fundamentals(Studio)
Beginning Painting(Studio)
Figure Painting With Oils(Studio)
Sculptural Practice(Studio)

*Manager of Fine Art Gallery, Chappell Gallery,

West Chelsea Arts Building, New York, NY
October 2000- February 2002/Full Time

and continuing through 2013

on special projects and exhibitions