Karina Bates

Horus Eye Pottery

This artist is number 5 on the Studio Tour map. She is a guest artist with Deborah Craven.

Tour Location

105 Beaver Rd.
Omemee, Ontario

Directions: Beaver Rd between Heights and Sturgeon Roads, north side. Look for windmill & tall barn.

Artist Statement

Karina (Horus Eye Pottery) has been an active potter for over 15 years and just recently took the plunge into working full-time in her studio. Her work is strongly influenced by medieval, and especially middle eastern designs and ornamentation. She also very much enjoys making reproduction pottery for the re-enactment community. In 2016, Karina participated in the Fusion Mentorship program under Michelle Mendlowitz, and in 2018, she travelled to Icheon, Korea  to learn techniques from Korean pottery masters. Also in 2018, Karina was accepted into the KPG Juried show at the Peterborough Art Gallery and was honoured to win the Design Award from Angelo di Petta.

Karina regularly teaches at the Kawartha Potters Guild and you can find Karina’s work in their Pottery Shop (both in person and online). You can find Karina’s work in our Pottery Shop. When she is not in her pottery studio, Karina is part of two musical groups; Hardwood Cat and Hurly Burly.

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