Our Staff- Clay Cafe
Our team here at Clay Cafe is more than just a staff, we are a family. We have a passion for helping our customers create pieces that they can love and cherish forever. We strive to create a comfortable and enjoyable environment that sparks your creative side!
Lori is our fearless leader at Clay Café, and has been in business with God since 2007. She has a degree in art from Lubbock Christian University, and loves trying new techniques. She has a servant’s heart and is always striving to make Clay Café a fun and inviting place! Her goal is to find your inner artist side, and to help you create something memorable and something you can be proud of!
Paige has been part of the Clay Cafe team since August of 2017 and one of our talented artists/writers. She is studying English at Texas Tech University. She is a graduate from Talkington High School and enjoys playing guitar in her free time. Paige choreographs for the Texas tech acapella team, the TechTones. Paige has loved being a part of the Clay Cafe family and we cherish every moment with her!
Emily B started at Clay Cafe in the summer of 2018. Emily manages our back room and kiln operations here at the studio. She enjoys spending time with her family and boyfriend on her days off. She also likes to travel and collect post cards to remember her adventures. She is a Sculpture major at Texas Tech and has a soft spot for ceramics. Emily's bright smile and ability to make anyone laugh brings a fun-loving atmosphere to our store!
Davis is our manager up at the studio and is also Lori's son! He has a degree in studio management from the Santa Fe University of Art and Design where he lived and worked for four years. He has a red Doberman puppy named Lincoln and loves plants of all shapes and sizes. From organizing studio events and classes, designing beautiful pottery, to customer care, Davis keeps us running at the studio.
Kenzie joined Clay Cafe in February of 2018. She is the social media manager for the studio and plans our kids camps! Kenzie is studying Elementary Education at Texas Tech and wants to teach 1st grade. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching Netflix, and playing with her Mini Australian Sheppard puppy Luna. Kenzie brings lots sass, creativity, and laughter to our studio.
Shannon joined our staff in the spring of 2019. Shannon is another one of our talented writers here at the studio. She is studying mathematics and a pursuing a minor in secondary education at Texas Tech University. She is the jokester of the studio and can make anyone laugh in any situation. She enjoys iced matcha lattes and snuggling up in bed with Netflix or a good book. She is always looking for adventures to go on! We love the fun Shannon brings to Clay Cafe!
Jadyn joined Clay Cafe in the spring of 2019. She is currently at Lubbock Christian University. Jadyn's bubbly laugh and personality makes everyone around her feel special. She loves Dr Pepper, all things pink, and all puppies! In her free time she likes to surround herself with her friends or husband, Hunter. Jadyn is a wonderful addition to our staff.
Emily joined us in January of 2020. She is currently getting her Masters in Interdisciplinary Education at Texas Tech. She loves to go bowling and hiking with her friends in her free time. She loves the color navy blue and is obsessed with Menchie's FroYo. Emily is a delight to be around, and loves meeting new people. Emily is a fantastic addition to our group.
Aly joined our staff in January of 2020. She is a pre nursing major at Lubbock Christian and her goal is to be a psychiatric nurse. She loves being at the lake with her family. Fun fact: Aly's sister Shayla worked at the studio for 4 years! She loves seafood, any shade of blue, and new experiences. Here at the Clay Cafe, we love Aly's vibrant personality!
Aislyn has been a part of our team since the summer of 2018. After graduating from Lubbock Christian with a degree in Elementary Education, she took a full time position with Upland Heights Elementary Teaching Kindergarten. She still works part time here at the studio, running our kids camps and helping out when needed. We just can't get enough of her bubbly personality!
Sharon is Lori’s sister and partner in crime! She is a teacher by trade, and at heart. She loves children and she is everyone’s “Gigi”. She is very orderly and creative, and she is constantly trying new designs and types of art up at the studio.
Allie has been at Clay Café since 2010, and is Lori's daughter! Her specialty at the studio is her beautiful calligraphy. She has been married since fall 2015 and has a one year old girl named Sloane. In her spare time, she loves to refurbish furniture and do CrossFit! She has an adorable and rambunctious Boston terrier, Murphy, who rules the roost at her house!