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! They have a degree in studio management from the Santa Fe University of Art and Design where they lived and worked for four years. They have two Dobermans named Mercury and Lincoln. Davis loves plants of all shapes and sizes and takes care of our plant babies at Clay Cafe. From organizing studio events and classes, designing beautiful pottery, to customer care, Davis keeps us running at the studio.
Emily started at Clay Cafe in the summer of 2018. Emily manages our back room and kiln operations here at the studio. She is currently a Senior at Texas Tech, majoring in Sculpture. She is looking forward to graduating and spending more time at the store. When she's not at Clay Cafe, she enjoys reading, sipping on coffee, and collecting post cards. 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.
Anabelle started her journey at Clay Cafe in the Summer of 2021. She is studying early childhood education at Texas Tech University in hopes of becoming a teacher at the elementary level. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, cooking, art, and listening to music, audiobooks, or podcasts. Anabelle loves spending time outdoors, and when she can’t be outdoors she tends to her family of plants.
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!
Maggie joined our staff in 2020. She is currently attending SPC and then will transfer to LCU to become a Child Life Specialist. When she is not at Clay Cafe, she enjoys sipping on coffee, being outdoors and watching New Girl.
Jordan is our social media manager joining our staff in March of 2021. She has a degree in Media Strategies and Communications from Texas Tech University. She loves to spend time cheering on Texas Tech with her dog, Scrappy. Her favorite pastime is either getting tattoos or stamping her pet's paw prints on our pottery.
Taylor is a freshman at SPC and majoring in art education. They enjoy all types of art, which makes working at Clay Cafe an ideal job for them. When they aren’t doing art, in their free time they enjoy listening to music, podcasts, and playing with their cat.