Ashley Bevington (b. 1990) grew up in the outskirts of Nashville, Ohio. Bevington graduated with her BFA from Columbus College of Art & Design (OH) in 2014 & her MFA from Edinboro University Of Pennsylvania (PA) in 2017. She has participated in various national exhibitions in galleries such as La Luz de Jesus, The Clay Studio of Philadelphia, The Erie Art Museum, The Ohio Craft Museum, the Leedy-Voulkos Art Center, & the Oregon College of Art & Craft. Bevington has received numerous awards within her field. She was awarded a full scholarship to attend a workshop with Kensuke Yamada at Penland School of Crafts in the summer of 2013. She was an invited artist and received a scholarship to attend a residency at Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts in the summer of 2015. She was awarded the Mudtools Merit Award in the 2017 NCECA National Student Juried Exhibition, where she had 2 pieces juried into the show. Bevington received the NCECA International Residency Partnership Program award to attend an 8-week residency at Medalta Potteries in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada in the summer of 2017. She is currently a Long-Term Ceramics Resident Artist at Access Arts in Columbia, MO.