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Inline made for a friend before The Great Canadian Glassblowing Tour

Inline made for a friend before The Great Canadian Glassblowing Tour

Posted by Merc on 11/30/2010
 Featured by Freeek on 11/30/2010
 Nominated for Feature by PCB on 11/30/2010

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 Artist:   Merc  ( ) Contact Artist 
Merc
Merc-functional glass artist 1999-present

Merc has been on the torch since 1999 working with fire. He is known for his functional work inspired by psychedelics, fantasy art, color flow, and sacred geometry. He has been a poet, a writer, and educator, an Industry representative, a gas tech, a consultant, a tool designer, a color tester, an MC, a Glass artists, and a pipe maker. He has been an active member of the Colorado Project for 3 years.
Merc has played many roles within the industry. He was the host of the American Glass Expo Awards for 4 years and was nominated for artist of the year for four years himself. He has developed a working glassblowing set up in major convention centers across the states and in Canada. He was the glass blowing feature area designer for the International Glass Show in los Angeles, CA as well as the Treating Yourself Expo in Toronto, CA.
As a visionary artist Merc has been a key figure in the boro-sculptural revolution. He is known for his working knowledge of color as well as cutting edge techniques of sculpting, line-work, marbles, hollow vessel, cane, vacuum encasement, sand blasting, electroforming, and multimedia installment pieces.
Big ups to his sponsors: Northstar glass, Blastshield, Whoopzip, Grassroots, EU Glass, 33 and 1/3rd, Hot Breath Magazine and Ryot, and Skillet Tools!



mercewaters@gmail.com


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  • SEAtH
    very cool..
    SEAtH: piece you made there..really diggin what your doing with the orbs(balls with the holes) horns popping out of them are super fresh.
    11/30/2010 3:34 PM
  • Alien
    Alien: Sick dude, I like everything about it!
    11/30/2010 3:41 PM
  • Byron Beres
    Byron Beres: Hell yea!!!
    11/30/2010 9:35 PM
  • Elks That Run
    Elks That Run: nasty inline!!
    12/1/2010 6:35 AM
  • LiftedJ
    I'll second that!
    LiftedJ: What Seath said! Great color contrast, love inlines. Always remarkable work. Thanx for inspiring
    12/1/2010 11:01 PM
  • Joe Blow
    Packed in.
    Joe Blow: Bet that one got a bit heavy.
    12/2/2010 11:00 AM

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