Molly Lay

Molly Lay

Graduate Teaching Assistant


Molly Lay is a graduate student in sculpture and she is a teaching assistant in 3D Design. She received the Leslie And Francis Posey Foundation Graduate Art Scholarship in 2021, and has been awarded a Small Grant by The Arts Council of Tuscaloosa and a Levitetz “Community Work Grant” Seed Grant for two different public sculpture projects in Tuscaloosa.

Lay has held an internship at the Birmingham Museum of Art in Education and Community Engagement and worked as a curator for the Great Explorations Children’s Museum in Saint Petersburg, Fla., and summer art program coordinator at Brookwood Baptist Church in Birmingham. As a freelance artist, she created illustrations for advertisements and painted a mural in Kathmandu, Nepal, in 2018. She received the BA in studio art from Samford University and studied a semester at the Burren College of Art in Ballyvaughan, County Clare, Ireland.