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Merc & J-Red collab

Merc & J-Red collab

Posted by Merc on 9/28/2011
 Featured by Lear on 9/28/2011
 Nominated for Feature by L-Roy on 9/28/2011
Hello everyone, I hope all is well. This is a piece made by J-Red and I during the Great Canadian Glass Tour 2010 in Calgary, Canada.
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
  • BuFo
    BuFo: Insain piece!!!
    9/28/2011 4:29 PM
  • Bomb Glass
    Bomb Glass: man soooo sick! wonderin where the hell i was when you were up in alberta
    9/28/2011 11:32 PM
  • El Hefe
    El Hefe: gnarly!!1
    9/29/2011 7:35 AM
  • Elbo
    Elbo: sickness
    9/29/2011 8:51 AM
  • Ninja
    Ninja: awesome!
    9/29/2011 9:52 AM
  • Byron Beres
    Byron Beres: Badass!!!
    9/29/2011 12:48 AM
  • Case
    Case: amazing color and flow . got steez bra!!!
    9/30/2011 8:28 AM
  • Creep
    Creep: Nice one...you guys kill it together...are you two doing any more classes?
    10/1/2011 10:59 AM

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