Bethany Shaffer was born deaf and has a cochlear implant. Being raised by two artists, she has been surrounded by art her whole life. She received her certification in commercial art and design at the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna county. She went on to get her AFA at Keystone College. She has since gotten married to Brian Shaffer and resides in Pennsylvania with their dog, Bailey and their two cats, Gizmo and Mew. Bethany enjoys doing her personal art and renovating her house in her free time.