The Witchery

Back for another round of the Bison is veteran vendor Katie Karpetz of The Witchery! You may know Katie from her up-high booth at the fair. We fondly recall her listing the Bison as a garage sale on kijiji a few years ago. Her work is incredible, and she describes it best:

“TheWitchery.Ca is run by a Witch who practices European, & Slavic folk magic. Mesmerized by herbs, religious iconography, and the Dead, she is is a lover of low magick who enjoys helping people find the perfect incense, powder or spell kit to draw the intent and energy they are seeking.”

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What was the first thing you ever made (no matter how gnarly it was)? 

A witch bottle!

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What is the hardest / most challenging part of being a maker? 

Creating new things.

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How do you stay motivated when you face these types of challenges? 

I put on some Russian Hard Bass and work!

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Describe your current creative process in 3 words. 

Coffee, herbs, & research!

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\ \ \ BONUS QUESTION / / /

If you have a studio pet(s), what kind of companion animal are they?

Name? Miso & Poompoom

Age? Both 11

Any distinct personality trait of theirs? Miso enjoys yodeling while I work and poom is in charge of Witchery customer service.