photo of Karen Slater

Karen Slater Bio

Karen graduated from Beloit College in Wisconsin as an art major, focusing on ceramics. In the years since graduation, Karen has explored many different mediums and participated in classes and workshops around the country.

She explored at the Anderson Ranch Art Center in Aspen, Co where she completed several courses in monotype and in collage. She worked with Kate Gilmartin at her SOMARTS studio.   Karen also participated in a monotype workshop in Albuquerque, New Mexico, taught by Ron Pokrasso.

Karen has been an active member of the artists’ community at the Hunters Point Shipyard in San Francisco, serving on the board of STAR, the non-profit organization that represents the artists interests. 

 She has participated in Open Studios at the Hunters Point Shipyard since 1996.

Karen has also been acknowledged in several Bay Area juried shows:

  • “Blue” Sebastopol Center for the Arts, 2017. Juror Ron Murphy
  • Judges Award – STAR benefit auction, 2014. Jurors Danielle Fox, Donna Seager
  • “Tiny” Studio Gallery, San Francisco  2012