In February of 2019 I was giving a workshop at Karen Franzen’s Studio Under The Trees in Beach Hill neighbourhood of Toronto so we had a chat about Karen’s ceramic art and studio. Radio program will air Friday, March 15, 2019, and the podcast is up (links at the bottom of this post).

Karen Franzen in her Studio Under the Trees in the Beach Hill neighbourhood of Toronto.
Karen Franzen in her Studio Under the Trees in the Beach Hill neighbourhood of Toronto.
Karen Franzen's bowl of lemons tile piece we discuss in the interview.
The bowl of lemons tile piece we discuss in the interview.

Works in progress in Karen Franzen's studio
Bird mugs in progress in Karen’s studio
Mother Goose tea pot by Karen Franzen
Mother Goose tea pot by Karen Franzen
506 Streetcar plate by Karen Franzen
506 Streetcar plate by Karen Franzen

Karen’s Studio Under the Trees is located at 3 Wembley Drive, Toronto. Please call for an appointment 416 465 7477. Check out Karen’s website, including her work, the workshop series, and her 506 Streetcar Project at karenfranzen.com . Find Karen and the 506 Project on facebook.

Daffodil tile by Karen Franzen
Daffodil tile by Karen Franzen

Click here for MP3 show archives.

Listen to the interview on Amherst Island radio on Friday, March 15, 2019 at 1pm (encore airing the following Wednesday at 6pm) or on the podcast (iTunes or GooglePlay) anytime.

All images provided by Karen Franzen. Images used with permission.