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Squid spear  { made in 2007}

Squid spear { made in 2007}

Posted by Merc on 7/23/2008
 Nominated for Feature by BigJ402
I first saw a claw piece in 2k6. In 2007 I was jammin out allot of sea pieces after joinin my dad on his cabin boat the previous year, so this guy was an incorporation of claw meets weapon but keepin with the sea motif. Sandblasted blue caramel and roughly 9 inches long. enjoy

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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


Comments
  • Hubbard
    Sea-Claw!
    Hubbard: I dig the ripped horns with the blasted bands
    7/23/2008 1:21 PM
  • TIE
    TIE: wicked bad yo!$$^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
    7/23/2008 2:14 PM
  • Freeek
    Freeek: yup! keepin it real...killer piece
    7/23/2008 3:36 PM
  • Blitzkriega
    Blitzkriega: very nice!!!
    7/23/2008 4:23 PM
  • Lennon
    Digging
    Lennon: This one for sure
    7/23/2008 5:18 PM
  • herbC
    thats sick
    herbC: reminds me of an octopus
    7/23/2008 9:29 PM
  • Dan P
    Dan P: cool piece yo!
    7/24/2008 3:49 PM

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