Phoenix, United States
Anthony Clavien was born in Pheonix, Arizona. He lived most of his life in rural Arizona before moving into an artist’s loft in downtown Pheonix, AZ after graduating from art school in 2018. He is a graduate of the Arizona School for the Arts in Phoenix, AZ and received a Masters of
Fine Arts (MFA) from the University of Arizona in Tucson, AZ. He taught art open studio classes for 5 years and hosted art parties for 2 years at Art for Fun! Studio in Phoenix, Arizona, and held the title of a distinguished creative teacher, the first-ever bestowed by the studio on a teacher of art. He taught classes in art at the Phoenix Center for the Arts in Arizona. Clavien was twice named State Artist of Arizona by the state's legislature. His self portrait mediums include paintings and photographs which can be found in museums and collections around the world.