Christy Shaffer

Christy ShafferIndianapolis, Indiana

Discipline(s):  Visual Arts – Clay

Bio:  Christy, a native of Shelbyville, IL, has been a Teaching Artist with ArtMix since 2001.  She got her BFA in Ceramics at the Herron School of Arts.  IN 2005 she attended the VSA National Institute in Austin, TX.  She has also served as a Physical Therapist Assistant and has extensive volunteer experience with Clarion Health, Jaycee’s, Agape, and Riley Hospital.

Philosophy:  Guiding individuals through the process of clay, with freedom of expression and ideas, helps build self-confidence and encourage growth.  To watch a student grow, be it through one class or a session of classes, is a beautiful process.