Emily Freelin

Emily is an Anderson-based potter who finds daily life inspiring. She received her BA from the South Carolina School of the Arts in 2016; she has been teaching and making ever since. Believing handmade objects are powerful conduits for intimacy, she would love to help your clay dreams come to life. 

Emily teaches After School Art Studio, Thursday – Open Studio, Sip n’Spins, Alternative School 3-D, and Summer Art Camp.

Donna Persinger

Donna Persinger is a multimedia artist with a primary focus on encaustic painting. She retired from a career in Special Education and Therapeutic Recreation where she utilized art in therapeutic and educational activities. Donna enjoys exploring possibilities in every medium looking beyond what is immediately evident reveling in the exploration of color combinations, textures, and employing materials in a variety of ways. Her work is intuitive flowing from her heart to express her connection to the world around her.

Donna teaches After School Art Studio classes.

Kim Bowen

Kim Bowen has a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters in Education along with over thirty years of experience in Ceramics and various other art forms. For many years, she taught third and fourth grade but she loves to teach individuals of all ages. She strongly believes in the importance of fostering creativity and joy in her students. She invites you to come join us for a relaxing and fun time!

Kim teaches After School Art Studio, Tuesday Open Studio, Sip n’Spins and Outreach Programs.

Erin Spainhour

Erin Spainhour received her BA in Visual Arts from Lander University. She has been teaching art for over 5 years, and is currently teaching 4 classes at the Anderson Arts Center. When Erin is not teaching, she is working on her photography project or taking on freelance design jobs. She enjoys introducing the students to art history as well as creating a fun and relaxed environment in her classes.

Erin teaches After School Art Studio and Alternative School 2-D.