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Meet the Teaching Artist
Aaron Anslow was first introduced to clay at Bethany College where
he received a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Art in 2006. While at Bethany,
Aaron studied art and architecture abroad at Regents College in London,
England. He also served as a Sergeant in Operation Iraqi Freedom from

After graduating from Bethany College he furthered his education by
earning a Masters of Fine Arts in Ceramics from West Virginia University in
2011. During his time at WVU he focused on both functional and nonfunc-
tional ceramics, worked in the production studio, and studied ceramics
abroad in Jingdezhen, China.

Aaron has taught in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts at
Bethany College specializing in three-dimensional art. Currently, he is
teaching at West Liberty University specializing in Ceramics. Throughout
Aaron’s career he has shown work internationally in China, nationally in the
Strictly Functional juried exhibition, and in Clay Times Magazine. In addi-
tion to teaching, Aaron works as an AP reader for the College Board and
owns and operates Earthsmith studio located in Bethany, West Virginia.

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