Clayton M. Hood, artist, is making his mark on the world through his bold and beautiful paintings. Loaded with intense imagery and philosophical un- dertones, his works often inspire reflection and deep thought. Clayton’s paintings have found their way into collections in Europe and South America and from New York to Miami. Clayton spends his free time looking for more inspiration. He finds this in nature and the people around him. He has worked in such media as acrylics, oils, ceramics, textiles, and permanent markers.