Karen Markgraf is a graduate of the Columbus College of Art and Design where she concentrated on paper making, printmaking and sculpture. Currently she resides in Granville where she and her husband co-own Markgraf Clayworks- a studio producing contemporary sculpture and functional ceramics. She has been a partner artist at ART@43023 through 2018. She taught art classes for all ages at the former Whatever Works Art Space in Granville and at St. Edwards Kindergarten Enrichment program for five years, as well as private classes in her studio. Karen has exhibited her work in many exhibitions and their studio has created installations for the Wexner Center of Pediatric Research at Children’s Hospital in Columbus, as well as artifacts for the San Jose Opera House in California.