David Clayton

Provost
Pontifex University

 

David Clayton is an internationally known artist, teacher, writer and broadcaster. He moved to the US from his native England in 2009 and has been working here ever since. He is Provost of www.Pontifex.University a canonically Catholic faithful to the Magisterium, which offers online programs.

His artistic training is in both the sacred art tradition of Byzantine iconography; and as a portrait painter in the style of Western classical naturalism, which he studied in Florence, Italy. He has had many prominent commissions in the UK and the United States and his work has been featured in many publications.

He produces a weekly podcast entitled The Way of Beauty which can be found at thewayofbeauty.org; and is a weekly contributor to the New Liturgical Movement website, www.newliturgicalmovement.org.

He has written four books, two of which feature his art; and has illustrated another three written by other authors, one by Scott Hahn. His own books include The Way of Beauty - Liturgy, Education and Inspiration for Family, School and College, published in May 2015; The Vision for You, How to Discover the Life You Were Made For published in 2018.

He plays old-time clawhammer banjo.

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