Author Profile
Nine Authors

Nine authors paid tribute to Karen Karnes (1925-2016) in Vol. 45, No. 1, Winter/Spring 2017, Women In Ceramics. Click on their names to read their author biographies: Anne Shattuck Bailey, Suzanne Staubach, Jack Lenor Larsen, Robbie Lobell, Leslie Ferrin, Maria Danziger, Mary Law, Mary Barringer, Maren Kloppmann.


Karen Karnes’s chop mark, c. 2010. Photo courtesy of The Marks Project (
I drove down a long road through winter woods, and at the end found a simple wooden building with a kiln out back. In the doorway stood a woman in her forties, welcoming me, but also, it seemed, guarding her space. The potter was Karen Karnes . . .