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!
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 Aussie, Luna. Kenzie brings lots sass, creativity, and laughter to our studio.
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!
Emily 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!
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.