The Collectors Club plays a prominent role in growing and augmenting the Permanent Collection. These acquisitions are the core of the Clay Center’s Collection. The images on these pages are works of art acquired by the Collectors Club for the Clay Center. To see the Clay Center’s entire collection or for more information on the artists and artworks on these pages go to

Click on the links below to see Collectors Club purchases.   

2005 – present Acquisitions    

Didier Massard

The Grotto
chromogenic print, edition of 12, 2003
2009 Purchase

2000 - 2004 Acquisitions       

Wayne Thiebaud
(b. 1920)
Steep Street
spit bite aquatint, soft ground, drypoint, ed. 28/50, 1989

2002 Purchase

1995 - 1999 Acquisitions

Marguerite Thompson Zorach
Prohibition 1920
oil on canvas, 1920 

1995 Purchase

1993 - 1994 Acquisitions

Stuart Davis
Theater on the Beach
lithograph on paper, artist proof, 1931
1993 Purchase

1992 Acquisitions

Viola Frey
Artist Studio Series Polyptych #1
pastel on paper, 1990-91

1992 Purchase

1991 Acquisitions

John Marin
Downtown, The El
etching on paper, 1921
1991 Purchase

1990 Acquisitions                             

David Maxim
(b. 1945)
Ring of Heaven 
acrylic & mixed media, 1988
1990 Purchase

1989 Acquisitions                   

Ben Shahn
Seward Park
color lithograph on paper, 1936
1989 Purchase

1988 Acquisitions

Steve Currie
(b. 1954)
Pero Peheiro
green marble & limestone, 1987
1988 Purchase

1986 - 1987 Acquisitions

Chuck Close (b. 1940)
Phil II
handmade paper, ed. 11/15, 1982
1987 Purchase
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