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Exhibition • Recent Works by Mike Spencer • Boardroom Gallery


  • Prairie Fusion Arts & Entertainment 11 - 2 Street Northeast Portage la Prairie, MB, R1N 1R8 Canada (map)
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When most potters in the West think of raku firing, they think of what should technically be referred to as “American” or “Western” raku: a process in which work is removed from the kiln at bright red heat and subjected to post-firing reduction (or smoking) by being placed in containers of combustible materials, which blackens raw clay and causes crazing in the glaze surface.

This Western raku firing process has a huge draw for many potters because of its excitement and unpredictability.

After all, what’s not to love about playing with fire?!