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Ray Claxton

Associate Professor

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Office: 3015 Gaylord Hall


  • Oklahoma State University (B.F.A.)
  • Vermont College of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)


Ray is a communication designer, art director, and design educator based in Norman, OK. He has over 18 years experience in the advertising, design, and marketing fields and while his focus has primarily been print design and direct marketing solutions, he’s also created award-winning television, web, and interactive campaigns.

As a design educator, he’s worked across upstate New York with various positions at Alfred University, Nazareth College, and Rochester Institute of Technology. He’s also served as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from Oklahoma State University, and his Master of Fine Arts in Graphic Design degree from Vermont College of Fine Arts. 

He has an unhealthy obsession with ravens and pop culture, and is a superhero in an alternate reality.