Michael & Shelley Buonaiuto

Joyous sculptures that emanate laughter from faces full of life and expression. Clay originals and sculptures cast of artist’s resin, each piece is hand-painted in their Arkansas studio.

About Michael and Shelley Buoniauto


Wife and husband team, Shelley and Michael Buonaiuto, met in 1975 while studying with a spiritual master and have been collaborating on their clay works ever since. Together, they have created sculptures that emanate pure joy by capturing joyous laughter in faces full of life and expression. Over the years, they have delighted hundreds of thousands of people. The sculptures are displayed as artful home decor and often given as gifts to friends and family – a perfect gift: the gift of laughter. […]