pottery, Karen has worked in stone and watercolor while studying at the Corcoran College of Art.
Enticed again, this time by marriage to a lifelong friend and a move to the Eastern Shore, Karen now lives in Cambridge, MD, and works out of her basement studio. She is a member of the Clay Guild of the Eastern Shore and Main Street Gallery. Karen currently teaches pottery at Hinckley Pottery Studio in Washington, DC, one day each week year-round.
Her work is always on display at Main Street Gallery in Cambridge, MD and at galleries noted on events and shows.
Karen creates wheel-thrown, functional pieces in stoneware and porcelain, and hand-built pieces using different firing methods: cone 6 oxidation, cone 10 reduction, and low-fire Raku. Most recently she is celebrating the female character from mythological, historical, political, and fictional sources, creating functional wheel-thrown, hand-built, and sculptural pieces, her Lady Carafes.
Enticed by a potter on a kickwheel at a Waterford, VA fair, Karen began pottery in the early 70s in Washington, DC.
Over these past many years Karen has worked full time as a studio potter, participating in workshops, craft shows and fairs, and as a ceramics teacher, instructing children and adults in independent schools, universities, and private studios. She has exhibited her work at shows and galleries in the DC area. In addition to