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Events

June 8-9

Lincoln Center Craft New York 2019

Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center 62nd Street Between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues

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June 8-9

Lincoln Center Craft New York 2019

10 - 7 Saturday

10 - 5 Sunday


Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center 62nd Street Between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues

September 13-15

Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst 2019

Lyndhurst - 635 South Broadway Tarrytown, NY 10591

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September 13-15

Fall Crafts at Lyndhurst 2019

10 - 5 Friday

10 - 6 Saturday

10 - 5 Sunday

Lyndhurst - 635 South Broadway Tarrytown, NY 10591

About Me

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Selket Studio ceramics are created by Lisa Karmen in her NYC studio using porcelain and high-fire stoneware clay. Each piece is one-of-a-kind with the subtle differences unique to handcrafted objects. Using lead-free, non-toxic, food-safe materials, every piece is hand-built from a slab of clay or thrown on a wheel before being glazed by hand. Everything is dishwasher safe, oven proof, and microwaveable.  

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I love everything about working in clay! There are times when I am focused on creating specific pieces and reproducing them in series and other times when I play with the clay and see what develops. Shape, texture, color and light in the natural world inspire me and I strive to express the movement of these elements in my work. Tactile experience is also important to me and creating pottery that has a comfortable feel to the hand influences the creation of my pieces.

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My studio is named for Selket, the Ancient Egyptian Goddess of transformation, magic and healing, to honor the mystery of creating decorative and functional vessels from lumps of clay. I graduated from Sarah Lawrence College where I studied ceramics with Mikhail Zakin.  

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