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Hot summer nights get even hotter for Judy Geerts when she fires her Raku pottery. Raku is a firing method taken from a 16th century Japanese process in which the piece is removed glowing hot from a 2000° kiln and placed into combustibles. The resulting smoke and flame create a serendipitous display of vivid color on copper patina and unique carbon patterns on a piece’s unglazed areas.

The dedication and inspiration that Judy builds into her pieces isn’t capricious at all. And what she creates from the flames is a blend of science and color built on the art she loves. Geerts has won numerous awards. Her work is included in many public and private collections.