Catherine Spencer is a Cleveland-based artist originally from the Finger Lakes region in upstate New York. She spent a year at Santa Reparata International School of Art (SRISA) in Florence, Italy, before completing her BFA at New York State College of Ceramics (NYSCC) at Alfred University in 2013. Her work has been exhibited at numerous galleries in Ohio, New York, California, and Michigan. She has won several awards, including a month-long residency at the Cleveland West Art League (CWAL). In 2015, she was a guest lecturer at Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio.