Clay Huffman was a multi-medium artist, most well known for his vibrant, multi-colored serigraphs of local roadside architecture. A native Washingtonian, having grown up in the DC suburbs, Huffman experienced early artistic success as a ceramist. By the age of seventeen, and spurred by a desire to expand his creative repertoire, Clay became a student and artist-in-residence at the original Torpedo Factory Art Center and attended the Montgomery College School of Architecture. Turning his newly acquired drafting skills towards silkscreen printing, Clay spent the next three years studying the art from nationally-recognized masters of the craft, Marcel and Anne Laddon.
His life was cut short by complications related to AIDS.