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Merc & ETZ

Merc & ETZ

Posted by Merc on 9/28/2011
 Featured by Tyme on 9/28/2011
 Nominated for Feature by Adapt on 9/28/2011
Hello all, haven't posted in a while, I hope all is well. Here's a piece made by ETZ and I in spring 2011. Available at the Fitter in Madison, WI.
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
  • Adapt
    Adapt: The colors and shaping flow so well on this piece. So sick!
    9/28/2011 4:50 PM
  • Tyme
    Tyme: hells yeah
    9/28/2011 5:41 PM
  • Danny Camp
    Danny Camp: color's pimp. keep postin hommie
    9/28/2011 6:17 PM
  • Flameworks
    Flameworks: wow!
    9/28/2011 9:13 PM
  • Shad West Coast
    Shad West Coast: nice work on the colors ....go herbie go
    9/28/2011 9:15 PM
  • JB1
    JB1: yup!
    9/28/2011 9:37 PM
  • El Hefe
    El Hefe: amazing colors in this thing!
    9/29/2011 7:36 AM
  • Ninja
    Ninja: sickness!~
    9/29/2011 9:54 AM
  • Karl73
    Karl73: Badass....
    9/29/2011 10:11 AM
  • DLMGlass
    DLMGlass: ive been checking it out for a while at pipefitter. so dope especially the marble
    9/29/2011 1:21 PM
  • Freeek
    Freeek: really love this one!! hot colors!!
    9/29/2011 6:16 PM
  • Case
    Case: love the shapes and how the horns flow , lots of shapes to be amazed by . tottally kickass
    9/30/2011 8:29 AM
  • CrisisAverted
    CrisisAverted: supa snappy
    10/1/2011 5:10 AM
  • Rone
    Rone: super sick colors,
    doin it down
    10/1/2011 9:20 AM
  • herbC
    herbC: lookin good guys.
    10/10/2011 1:54 PM

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