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Xmas gift for Dad & Mom 2007

Xmas gift for Dad & Mom 2007

Posted by Merc on 3/6/2008
 Featured by Natedizz
 Nominated for Feature by Glasstafarian
8" x 9" sea sculpture piece.

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 Artist:   Merc  ( ) Contact Artist 
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!


  • Glasstafarian
    Glasstafarian: LOVE it
    3/6/2008 5:08 PM
  • Cowboy
    Cowboy: Good to see you postin up your work, sick!!!!! See you in a week~
    3/7/2008 5:22 AM
  • Hickory
    Nice shark eater
    Hickory: I like the colors on the Octi. Peace
    3/7/2008 7:32 PM
  • Sweeney
    Sweeney: cool
    3/7/2008 10:00 PM
  • Freeek
    Freeek: looking hot Merc... hope ur still coming up...you to Cowboy!!
    3/7/2008 11:07 PM
  • Arty
    Arty: see you in a week!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    3/8/2008 8:54 PM
  • *morgan*
    so you will post
    Morgan: you lier nice peice ill have to hit you up soon and do some mail colabs or just make it your way seattle was a blast well rage soon
    3/12/2008 0:07 AM
  • Timmy
    that is just beautyful!
    Timmy: but one question? is it a chillum?
    4/29/2008 4:32 PM
  • Merc
    Merc: its a sherlock.
    5/12/2008 7:55 PM
  • kansas
    Kansas: wow! one of my favorite pieces on this site. marvelous.
    3/10/2009 1:59 AM

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